While it is true that a strong supplier diversity program is the right thing to do, investing in a commitment to source minority-owned suppliers is the most profitable thing to do.‘A Strong Supplier Diversity Program Increases Corporate Revenues’ – A whitepaper by Chicago MSDC
Diversity matters because we live an increasingly globalized world that had become deeply interconnected. In fact, multiple studies suggest that a company’s business performance is directly proportional to the level of diversity in its ranks. Deegit, through its diverse leadership, can help you build a robust talent pipeline: attracting, developing, mentoring, sponsoring, and retaining the next generations of global leaders at all levels of your organization.
At Deegit, we perceive differences in culture, perspectives and outlook, as strengths. We believe people become extraordinary only when they celebrate and pursue that which makes them unique. Therefore we seek out diversity not only in the form of gender, culture, inclinations and ethnicity, but even in the form of thought. After all, diverse thinkers help guard against groupthink, bring fresh perspective, and gather deeper insights than what a homogenous team of workers would.
To achieve such high levels of diversity we are committed towards:
Gender diverse companies and ethnically diverse companies are likely to outperform national industry median by 15% and 35% respectively.Why Diversity Matters
A single diversity program to cover all demographic groups: racial/ethnic, gender, LGBTQ, and disabilities, is insufficient. Programs must be evidenced based efforts that are relevant to the business and measures progress.Herb StrokesChief Marketing Officer - Deegit
Companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in allaspects of their business statistically outperform their peers. Such companies report:
Bersin by Deloitte 2015 High Impact Talent Management Research