Last week news of the spread of COVID-19 outside of mainland China caused global share markets to plunge. In Australia, the ASX fell 10 per cent in a week. And as the coronavirus response has moved from containment to preparation, businesses have begun to recalibrate their operations to weather a global pandemic. 

And when times get tough, budgets get cut – quickly. These decisions reveal which projects companies see as essential and which ones are nice to have. 

While research shows that a diverse workforce is good for the bottom line, DEI programs are often the first to go when companies start to tighten their belts.

In this week’s Which-50 Minicast, Aubrey Blanche, Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design & Impact, dials in from San Francisco to discuss what tougher business conditions mean for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

Which-50’s Minicast publishes each Tuesday. Follow Which-50 on LinkedIn to be the first to view it. 

LinkedIn
Previous post

Women are missing from the top of the ASX All Tech Index

Next post

Fintechs get ‘screen scraping' green light from Australian regulators

Join the digital transformation discussion and sign up for the Which-50 Irregular Insights newsletter.