white pawns facing off against colorful pawns Although movements to address racial injustice have a mixed history of success, many employers say the demand for more attention to DEI is becoming directly relevant to their efforts to attract and retain workers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The phrase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) describes a range of employee concerns that have gained prominence in recent years, but the events of 2020 have further elevated the issues around DEI. The death of George Floyd and the explosion of Black Lives Matter protests showed a hunger among the American people for the creation of a more just and equitable society. And the business world has seen that hunger translate into a demand from workers that companies do more than pay lip service to DEI.

Related: Times of change: Aligning with the chief diversity officer

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