Investors are uniquely placed to make a neurodiversity paradigm shift

Neurodiversity Celebration week

It is Neurodiversity Celebration Week, and on the back of learning what DE&I initiatives can teach us about neurodiversity, sister publication Sustainable Investment has explored how investors are uniquely positioned to drive a more inclusive and, therefore, productive and innovative global workforce. 

The benefits to the bottom line of embracing a neurodiverse workplace are well documented; employment charity Steps to Work says teams that include neurodivergent professionals can be 30% more productive than those without. Indeed, JPMorgan Chase found that professionals in its 'Autism at Work' scheme made fewer errors and were 90%-140% more productive than neurotypical employees. And thanks to a similar programme, tech firm SAP reported one neurodiverse employee helped create a technological remedy that reportedly generated $40m in savings.   Within the investment sector, GAIN, the G...

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