A blueprint for furthering diversity, equity and inclusion in the investment industry

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It has been over two years since I became the co-chair of HSBC Asset Management’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) programme. In my role the learning never stops, and it has been fascinating to discover just how vast and multifaceted the DE&I landscape is.

The investment industry has certainly made some notable progress on improving DE&I; however, it started from a low base and there is still a lot of work to be done. Based on my own learnings, I have outlined five key actions that companies could aim to implement to further the progress of DE&I.    A company's overarching DE&I vision should reflect the markets that the company operates in and its initiatives customised according to cultural and national contexts. For international organisations, basing its DE&I strategy on definitions that are Western-centric may not be helpful. It ...

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