This 2019 report from the CIPD, a UK-based HR professional body, summarizes the evidence to collect in order to understand your D&I challenges and implement effective solutions. The CIPD emphasizes that there is not a definitive best practice to increase workforce diversity because each company has a unique business context. The report is the result of input from senior D&I professionals on six areas of challenges and opportunities:
The key to progress is to bring all these elements together into a holistic strategy and to recognize that isolated initiatives won't make workplaces more diverse. People data is the critical element required to diagnose workplace issues and guide action.