Why does Inclusion matter to me?
In 2015 it was estimated by the World Economic Forum that it would take 118 years to achieve gender pay parity.
Research by McKinsey found that workforces that are both diverse and inclusive have 12 per cent higher employee productivity; 19 percent higher retention; 57 per cent higher team collaboration and 42 per cent higher team commitment. (Inclusive Leadership by Charlotte Sweeney and Fleur Bothwick)
I believe the case for inclusion is compelling, and the quote below sums up why it matters to me better than I could ever hope to using my own words…
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. ~ Dr. Seuss