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Weekend Reads | How ‘Diversity Washing’ Paints an Inaccurate Picture of DEI in Some Companies

by Kevin Schofield


This weekend’s read is a “working paper” from a group of researchers looking at “diversity washing” by corporations. Much like “greenwashing,” which is attempting to present an environmentally friendly public image by disseminating disinformation about an institution’s environmental practices, the researchers define “diversity washing” as overstating a company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments compared with their actual practices.

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