True progress in promoting diversity and inclusion in insurance will require a departure from the “safety” of comfortable silos.
By: Kiara Taylor | April 16, 2021
The events of the last year have brought an increased emphasis on diversity and inclusion within the commercial insurance industry.
Some of these events have been strikingly visible, such as the widespread protests that followed the death of unarmed Black men. Others, such as the disproportionate effect that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on ethnic and racial minorities in the U.S., have remained largely invisible.
Insurance cannot expect to solve these issues alone, of course, but neither can it lag behind when it comes to tackling social injustice. Indeed, as professionals many of us feel that we have a responsibility to use our knowledge, experience and influence to work for a better society.
Risk & Insurance®, as an affiliate of The Institutes, is committed to moving things forward.… read more > “Time to Get Uncomfortable: Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance”