- As several states pass laws targeting the LGBTQ community, business leaders say it’s critical for companies to continue striving for inclusion.
- Businesses in the top quartile for ethnic and cultural diversity among their executives in 2019 were 36% more likely to have higher than average profits.
- Many LGBTQ workers say they still struggle for acceptance and recognition.
A return on investment, or ROI, is a key term used by business leaders as they assess the bottom line.
But a return on equality, or “ROE,” is just as important, said Todd Sears, founder and CEO of Out Leadership, a global LGBTQ business advisory that focuses on LGBTQ inclusion at the C-Suite level.