Senior leaders must be held accountable to accelerate DEI progress

Firms need to step up

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Progress actioning diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the investment industry is still slow.

This is not to belittle the change there has been in the last five years, not least the increased focus and many great conversations around it; however, without concerted, structured actions, words can sound hollow. Given the financial sector's importance to the economy and society, our role in influencing and impacting other sectors cannot be underestimated. Bolder steps are needed, and firms must step up their prioritisation of DEI, committing to a faster pace of change and to better reporting on progress. First, due to the scale and speed at which change must be adopted, the respon...

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