Government Compliance vs. Diversity

When diversity goals are more about government compliance than they are about true change and inclusion, organizations will struggle to innovate, retain talent, and become an inclusive environment. It is not enough to check a diversity hiring goal off the list and say that your organization welcomes diversity with open arms.

Here are a few key symptoms to distinguish whether an initiative is being executed out of simply a desire to stay compliant with government regulation or the goal of creating a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment: