Diversity and inclusion are leading concerns for HR in today’s challenging business environment. To help keep your finger on the pulse of these issues, tune into the statistics. For instance, one survey shows that 41% of Fortune 1000 leaders said they’re “too busy” to implement diversity initiatives. This suggests a gap that HR could fill, possibly with an investment in expert consultants. Another survey shows that 20% of companies don’t have women leaders, and nearly half don’t have people of color in those roles. This is significant as more diverse companies are 70% more likely to capture new markets; and increasingly, employees value diversity. In one study, 67% of job applicants said diversity is important to them; and another report indicated that over half of employees believe their employer could be doing more to promote diversity. Read the full article.