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21 Nov 2023

Diversity and inclusion are crucial factors for creating a thriving and successful workplace.  In a recent article published in the Middle East consultants DE&I special feature, our Head of Human Capital, Sarah Saxon, sheds light on the importance of embracing diversity and breaking free from bias.  Sarah delves into insightful perspectives and actionable initiatives, highlighting the need for a corporate culture that values and empowers every individual. 

Exploring the dynamic intersection of diversity, inclusion, and corporate culture – where every individual plays a vital role in the symphony of success, Sarah updates on Compass' strategy to embrace change, challenge the norms, and pave the way for a workplace that thrives on the unique strengths of each team member.

Diversity across all paths kills groupthink and nurtures the cultivation of fresh ideas

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In the competitive realm of project development, talent is the cornerstone of success.  Uncover the transformative impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in attracting top-tier professionals to our transformative projects.

Diversity as a Catalyst for Success: Discover why diversity goes beyond a business buzzword.  Learn how embracing diversity isn't just a strategy for return on investment (ROI) but a fundamental commitment to creating a workplace where every individual is valued, regardless of background or character.

Statistics Reinforcing Project Success: Explore compelling statistics showcasing the financial advantages of diverse executive teams.  McKinsey's research reveals that companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35% more likely to exceed national industry medians in financial returns.

The Gender Diversity Advantage: Delve into studies demonstrating the positive correlation between gender diversity and project success.  Learn about the impact of reaching a 30% representation of women in leadership roles and the significance of their influence in decision-making processes.

Ethnic Diversity and Innovation: Uncover the positive impacts of ethnic diversity on innovation in project development.  While not as extensively studied, McKinsey, Deloitte, and BCG research spotlight the contributions of diverse perspectives in fostering a culture of fresh ideas.

Building an ED&I Profile to Attract Top Project Development Talent: In the post-pandemic business landscape, having a strong ED&I profile becomes a magnetic force for talent attraction.  Explore how companies embracing diversity become beacons for the emerging workforce, particularly Gen Z, which values purpose, fairness, and a sense of belonging.

Enhancing Decision Making for Project Success: Understand the substantial evidence supporting diverse teams in making better decisions, especially in complex and rapidly changing project environments.  Learn how diversity positively influences risk management, critical thinking, ethics, innovation, and problem-solving.

Motivation and Satisfaction: The ED&I Impact: Delve into the impact of ED&I on employee motivation and satisfaction.  Discover how seeing diverse representation in leadership inspires individuals and contributes to an engaging work environment, essential for attracting and retaining top project development talent.

To read the full article in the Middle East Consutlant magazine, flip to page 40 here.

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