“Diversity washing” is an applicable name for the virtue signaling corporate leaders are rushing to embrace today.
Our research shows that any real, meaningful change in DE&I takes a great deal of time, money and commitment.
At this pivotal moment in the field of DE&I, organizations must step up and turn their statements into action.
Susan S. Harmeling is an associate professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship and an expert in business ethics at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.
Charles M. Henderson is a global diversity and leadership consultant in Johannesburg, South Africa, and co-founder of Equitas Advisory Group.