85% of the world’s CEOs say a clear diversity and inclusion strategy leads to increased performance.
Source: PwC 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, 2015
73%—recognize that diversity is beneficial. Of that segment, 94% said gender and racial diversity brings unique perspectives to the boardroom, 82% agreed that it enhances board performance, and 59% tied it to better company performance.
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Diverse groups outperform homogeneous ones by 58% in team assessments.
Source: ‘Diversity makes you brighter’, New York Times, 2015
Many organisations are struggling with translating D&I strategy into action. While D&I is a stated value or priority area for 87% of organisations, 42% of respondents still feel diversity is a barrier to employee progression.
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76% Biased toward associating men with careers; 68% Biased toward white skin over dark skin
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Companies with at least 30% of women in leadership or executive positions add 6% to net profit margin.
Source: Peterson Institute for International Economics / EY, 2016
Diverse businesses are 35% more likely to financially outperform their industry’s national average.
Source: ‘Why diversity matters’, McKinsey, 2015
87% Diverse teams make better decisions
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