Issue #6 Business is better when it focuses on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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1 min readJun 21, 2021

June 2021

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What benefits result when an organisation practices valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion?

When we first looked into writing this article, we needed to do a deeper dive into the basic difference between equality and equity. We understand what diversity and inclusion are of course. However, we still feel there needs to be further education with organisations around the term ‘equity’.

If an organisation wants to create an environment where employees feel valued, appreciated, and respected at the workplace, practicing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are paramount for success.

EQUALITY VS EQUITY

Equality is still largely used in business today when discussing diversity and inclusion. Having ‘equal’ rights — no matter who you are. Equally dividing resource amongst a set of people. Dig a bit deeper and you quickly realise it’s not enough.

That’s because people are different.

Equity is ensuring we factor in the difference amongst people when working on our systems and tools. We need to make sure that we not only divide the resources equally, but ensure that there are different support levels so every single person has the same opportunity for success.

So how can we make a difference?

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