You just spent time compiling, analyzing, and reviewing data for your Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). Your company also wants to report on broader diversity metrics – can you use your work in the AAP to fulfill the request?

Diversity in the workplace means having employees who come from varied backgrounds – this might include any number of areas, such as race, gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation and religion. But it also extends to other areas such as education, abilities, and socioeconomic status.

Companies may have different reasons for focusing on diversity in the workplace, but often it includes meeting business objectives, culture shifting, bringing in different perspectives, and economic benefits. When companies have a commitme