Friday, June 16, 2017

Leveraging diversity: going in to bat for minorities to make your workplace better - INSURANCE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

by Sam Boyer
Originally published: June 14, 2017

The marketplace is changing. Insurance is regularly seen as one of the least diverse industries out there, but clients – particularly younger clients – increasingly want diversity from the companies they work for and the companies they buy from.

Jennifer Brown, a consultant for diversity and inclusion in workplaces, says insurance companies need to be consciously diversifying their staff and management if they want to stay current and viable in the marketplace.

A company, ideally, wants diversity of “thought, background, experience, and identity”, Brown says.