Enabling Innovation and Profitability While Creating an Inclusive World with Diverse Design

Around the world, companies are leaving money on the table.  Lack of diversity and inclusion in “The Room Where It Happens,” whether the “IT” is a board-room, an innovation team, or a design team, repeatedly has been shown to affect the bottom line.  In the realm of innovation alone, experts have estimated that “the size of the economy could be roughly 3 to 4 percent higher if women and underrepresented minorities were included in the innovative process from beginning to end.”

To read the full text of this post by Heidi Lunasin and Yalda Hajavi, the first of a multipart series, please visit the Duane Morris Fashion, Retail and Consumer Branded Products Blog.