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Report: 79% of companies say they will raise DEI budget in 2022

October 15, 2021 | Carole Walters

VentureBeat – Organizations across industries are making diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) a priority — with 79% planning to allocate more budget and resources in 2022. While devoting more dollars and resources is a positive step, that’s just one factor in creating an enduring culture of DEI.

In a new report, “How to Build an Effective DEI Program,” workplace training solutions provider Traliant and World Business Research set out to understand the current challenges facing DEI executives and their expectations for 2022 and beyond. Overall, the survey shows a realistic optimism for the future, with 89% of companies having a formal DEI strategy in place and 79% allocating more budget and/or resources to DEI in 2022.

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