The vision of the IAPD Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Task Force (DEI+B) is to make the performance plastics industry a place where everyone will feel welcome in our organizations and have great careers. The task force will provide resources for member companies to adopt and implement DEI+B practices with an emphasis on the business ROI.
DEI+B is here. More than ever before, the workforce, suppliers, customers and investors in the performance plastics industry consist of diverse populations.
Adjusting company culture to DEI+B is required to attract top talent and foster diverse relationships with customers and suppliers.
Nurturing a diverse workforce supports innovation and improves our products and services. It develops and maintains safe and welcoming company cultures.
What is Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging?
How is DEI+B linked to increased profitability?
sustainability was once a “nice-to-have” quality for a company and is now a
necessity, embracing a diverse and inclusive workforce is quickly becoming a
requirement for organizations. Having a diverse workforce impacts the
bottom line for businesses in a number of ways.
1. Diversity attracts talent.
Companies that embrace diversity appeal to a broader range of job seekers, giving those companies a better chance to attract top talent. Simply put, diverse companies appeal to a diverse candidate pool.