Higher Performance & Business Results
- 80% improvement in performance when levels of diversity, equity, & inclusion are high. Can you confidently say that diversity, equity, & inclusion are high in your organization? What would your employees say?
- Companies with high-performance results are doing inclusion for the “right reasons” of innovation & integral to business strategy. Have you linked your inclusion strategy to your business strategy?
- Organizations with the highest share of women in executive committees make operating results 56% higher than those with no women in executive committees. Companies with more women board directors outperform those with less on Return on Equity by 55%, Return on Sales by 42%, and Return on Capital by at least 66%. How gender-balanced is your organization? Where are the tapering off points and why?
- Companies with the highest rates of racial diversity brought in nearly 15x more sales revenue on average than those with the lowest levels. Do you have racial/ethnic/skin-color diverse employees at all levels and areas of the organization? If not, why? What are the systemic issues creating barriers?