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10 Important DEI Trends For The Channel To Keep Top Of Mind
For a growing number of solution providers, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives are becoming an important component of their long-range strategies. Here’s a look at 10 key DEI trends that are impacting companies across the channel today.
DEI Training Is Crucial
DEI training is “the easiest way to communicate what to do (and not do) in the workplace,” noted a report from i-Sight, an Ottawa, Ontario-based developer of applications for uncovering, investigating and preventing incidents, fraud and other misconduct in the workplace. “You can model real-life scenarios for employees to help them understand their biases, learn how to step in when they see harassing behavior and see the value in diversity,” i-Sight noted.
Sixty-five percent of organizations are conducting DEI training, according to the WBR/Traliant survey. The same survey found that only 9 percent described DEI training as “very important” while 61 percent said it is “important” and 30 percent said it is “somewhat important.”