Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are critical components of any successful organization. This web story explores how to master DEI at different stages of business development

In the early stages of development, DEI can be embedded in a company's culture, mission, and values, and should be reflected in hiring practices

As a company grows, it's important to regularly assess DEI progress and address any gaps or areas for improvement, such as promoting diverse leadership

Mature companies can establish DEI committees or councils, ensure equitable pay and promotion opportunities, and prioritize diverse supplier relationships

Employee resource groups (ERGs) can be valuable at all stages of development, providing a space for underrepresented groups to connect and advocate for themselves

Providing DEI training and education for all employees, especially managers and leaders, is crucial for creating an inclusive workplace

Regularly surveying employees for feedback on DEI initiatives can help companies adjust their approach and ensure progress is being made

Creating a diverse and inclusive board of directors can bring new perspectives and promote DEI values throughout the organization

Companies can partner with external organizations and experts to enhance DEI efforts and learn from industry best practices

By prioritizing DEI at every stage of development, companies can create a culture that fosters innovation, creativity, and success for all employees