diversity and inclusion (D&I) News

Lloyd’s Survey Results Show More Inclusive Culture, but Improvement Still Needed

Lloyd’s has made notable progress in its push to become more inclusive, according to its 2020 culture survey, but it still has plenty of room for improvement—especially when it comes to the experiences of Black and minority ethnic talent. The …

Why Industry Must Take Measurable Steps to Increase Diversity

A key takeaway from 2020 is the acknowledgement that change of a magnitude greater and more frequent than anyone had anticipated is upon us. One of the best ways for insurers and their business partners to embrace this momentum in …

Diversity in Insurance Industry Calls For Including Different Mindsets and Experiences

Insurance industry leaders have renewed their focus on recruiting, hiring and promoting not just to fill a crucial talent gap with quality candidates, but also to intentionally diversify their workforce. The civil unrest nationwide last summer, the Black Lives Matter …

Marsh & McLennan Hires Diversity Officer With Experience at Starbucks, NBA

Global insurance and professional services firm Marsh & McLennan Cos. announced that Nzinga Shaw will join the company as chief Inclusion & Diversity officer effective February 16. Shaw most recently served as Starbucks Coffee Co.’s global chief Inclusion & Diversity …

Learning Technologies Group Buys Diversity & Inclusion Specialist PDT Global in UK

Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the London-based provider of services and software for digital learning and talent management, has acquired PDT Global, a leading provider of online diversity and inclusion solutions. PDT (The People Development Team) Global is a diversity …

Aon CEO Greg Case Recognized as Top Ally of LGBTQ+ Employees and Individuals

Aon CEO Greg Case has been recognized for advancing the equality of LGBTQ+ employees and individuals. Specifically, Case was named the No. 1 ally on the INvolve OUTstanding LGBT+ Ally Executives list for 2020. INvolve is a global network and …

Nasdaq to Require Increased Board Diversity Disclosure by Listed Companies

Exchange operator Nasdaq has proposed new rules for listed companies around board diversity and disclosure. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the new listing rules, approved by Nasdaq directors on Nov. 5, would require all …

Insurance Executives Seek More Diversity in Executive Ranks

When Jerald Tillman and Mike James started their careers more than 20 years ago, working in the U.S. insurance industry was not on their radar, but programs to attract Blacks and other minorities brought them into the fold. Today, Tillman …

S&P Finds U.S. Insurers Made Modest Gains in Diversity Over Decade

The U.S. insurance industry has achieved only modest gains in increasing diversity over the last 10 years, according to government data compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence. S&P found that the percentage of Black or African-American employees in the insurance …

Insurance CEO Who Was Once a Man Brings Unique Gender-Equality Perspective

Caroline Farberger, the chief executive of a Swedish insurance company, remembers how she conducted meetings when she was a man. “I would unthinkingly turn to my favorites in the room, the ones I knew shared my views, and suddenly we …