The importance of DEI spans the entirety of your business, from hiring the best talent to retaining employees by consistently evaluating and improving organizational culture. Even the employees and stakeholders who do not belong to traditionally marginalized groups increasingly look for companies that prioritize a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment.
In 2022, taking a hard look at your DEI plans and practices should be at the top of your list. First and foremost, do they exist? Secondly, are they effective? And most importantly, what more can you incorporate into your DEI strategy that will help improve your company culture even further? The following emerging trends will help guide you in your DEI assessment.