While both can help strengthen a company, diversity and inclusion (D&I) are complementary goals.
What’s Diversity in the workplace?
Diversity is the act of ensuring that a workplace represents the world at large, with employees from a range of personality types and life experiences, including veteran status, as well as representing all races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities, cultures, religions and perspectives.
What does Inclusion in the workplace mean?
Inclusion is the proactive and intentional steps employers and companies take to promote diversity in the workplace to make sure all points of view are represented and valued while also creating opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds to engage and connect.
Employers understand the importance of D&I programs. Here’s what they say:
Top 5 benefits to offering a D&I program: