The Business Case for DEI Programs
Many enterprises, large businesses, and government organisations have become more proactive in terms of workplace diversity in recent years. Implementing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, such as policies, procedures, and training, with the goal of increasing workforce diversity, participation, representation, and experiences for various groups.
Groups that may be at a disadvantage due to their geographic location, gender, ethnicity, culture, religion and many other characteristics.
Despite the efforts, many times the DEI program outcomes fail.
We’ve taken a closer look at what the research says about diversity and equity programs in a post on our sister website Simply Stakeholders, as well as sharing best practices on how you can use stakeholder engagement to set your DEI program up for success.
Some additional resources to help you execute a stakeholder engagement strategy for a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program:
- How to create a Stakeholder Management Plan [Interactive Tool]
- How to understand your stakeholders [Guide]
- 7 Strategies for Effective Stakeholder Engagement [eBook]
If you’d like to more about how our stakeholder management tools an help you set up and coordinate activities for a DEI program, please get in touch and book a meeting with one of our team.