Well-meaning boards may think reserving a spot for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) topics on their agenda is enough to drive eventual change. It’s not. Corporate directors can’t assess what’s not being measured, so asking management for the right data is imperative in establishing a baseline and making meaningful change.
With the culture of the organization and the ability to attract top talent at stake, boards should be active in their oversight of DE&I initiatives. But where to start? Our insights and dashboard explore 3 steps boards can take: