Despite Massive Uptick in Global DEI Initiatives, New Study Reveals Real Change in Corporate Workforces Remains Slow 

Even though DEI as a business imperative continues to grow both in the United States and around the world, a new study has found that many business leaders and executives have merely raised awareness of why diversity, equity and inclusion is important — as opposed to actually making meaningful progress in those areas.

In a column for The Global Legal Post, Ben Edwards reported that “global organizations are struggling to make progress on diversity and inclusion despite the increased focus on issues around gender imbalance and other underrepresented groups.”

Edwards cited a new study from Chicago-based multinational law firm Baker McKenzie, which revealed the extent of DEI initiatives and the slow growth in certain areas.

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