Magnifying glass and people To enact real change, companies must use D&I as a lens through which senior leaders invest, act, and make decisions. (Image: Shutterstock)

An effective diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy is a necessity in today's corporate environment. The importance of the matter has surged given the pivotal socio-economic events that occurred over the last 16+ months – and we can only expect the conversation to grow louder. Younger generations entering the workforce have made it especially clear that inclusive atmospheres are pivotal in choosing an employer, with 83% of Gen Z candidates stating that a company's commitment to diversity and inclusion is a deciding factor.

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