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D&I is a Supply and Demand Problem

D&I is a Supply and Demand Problem

by Starling Insights

Starling Insights Editorial Board

Feb 22, 2024


In a recent opinion piece in the FT Adviser, Ben Goss, CEO of Dynamic Planner, argues that improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the financial sector will require purposeful effort, not just well-meaning statements of intention. "[T]eams don't become diverse by themselves, and simple goodwill is not enough," he asserts.

Goss references the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) recent consultation on D&I as an example of such an effort. "As the regulator identifies, diverse teams create better outcomes for consumers, by 'reducing groupthink, unlocking talent and improving understanding of diverse...needs,'" he writes.

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