As we have explored in other lessons, diversity at all levels of a company benefits the workplace and brings in new ideas, perspectives, and knowledge. It also increases the company’s bottom line!
As Credit Suisse points out in their annual report on diversity, there is a clear correlation between diversity and corporate performance. The excess compound returns of companies with women on their boards was 3.5% per year greater in 2017 compared than companies where the boardroom was entirely male. Ba-bam!