'Only by embracing diversity can organisations stay relevant in today's rapidly evolving society.'

The evidence gathered during a fieldwork study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission demonstrated that the following can be achieved by implementing good equality and diversity practice: 

1, Efficiency savings through improved staff retention 

2, A wider pool of talent available to the Industry from under-represented groups 

3,  A more diverse supply chain with better support for small business 

4, Improved on-site working relationships based on respect for everyone’s differences.

All interesting points on how a strong diversity policy can add value. The link below gives many interesting insights to the topic.