Diverse Leadership Enhances Financial Performance

Companies with a diverse workforce financially outperform their counterparts:

  • 2.7 per cent: The average difference in median net profit margins for each year of the first six years after a company is recognized to be one of DiversityInc‘s Top 50 Companies compared to a matched sample. (Source: The Business Case for Commitment to Diversity, Business Horizons, May 15, 2008.)
  • $76 billion: The worth of the purchasing power of visible minorities in Canada. (Source: A Business Case for Diversity, Richard Ivey School of Business, 2001.)