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The State of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Talent Transformation

How organizations are facing their diversity challenges, and overcoming barriers to more impactful programs and initiatives.

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We set out to investigate the challenges that are confronting organizations who—as we all are— find themselves on a DEI journey. We discovered that 60% of organizations do not have DEI officers in place to lead programs, and a third of organizations lack the budget to make an impact. And yet, more hopefully, 40% of businesses already see DEI as a core aspect of their talent transformation, and that 58% of organizations have clearly defined DEI goals.

The challenges in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces are significant, but not insurmountable. There is opportunity to deliver a more equitable workplace, as long as companies are armed with the right data to make informed decisions, and executives are ready to lead the path forward.