Tag: Resilient D&I: Michael Stuber

How D&I Contributes to Digital Transformation While Earning Hidden Risks

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer Although the trend is not new, the profoundness of digital transformation is only about to become clearer. While most areas feel as if they had to follow (or obey) digital standards, D&I should not only be seen as an object, but also as a driver of this change.… Read the full article

Why Heidi Klum Harmed Diversity Just as BlackRock Did

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer It has literally become a fashion to position yourself as pro-diversity, including in contexts that historically were struggling with many, most, or all aspects of D&I. Here is why we must be careful about full-mouthed statements from famous, rich, or powerful people, and how companies can make their… Read the full article

Business-Based Reactions to Anti-Diversity Policies

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer The operator of London’s public transport network, TfL, has banned advertising from eleven countries that breach human (LGBT) rights. The reaction reaches far beyond the individual “Brunei case,” and affects global airlines and tourist boards. It raises the question: How many more countries could be criticized for different… Read the full article

Diversity in Advertising? Global Survey Spurs Hope

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer Marketing experts from five countries on four continents were surveyed about diversity in advertising. Their answers show that they know what is expected from them. However, mindsets and actions vary. Among marketing experts, there seems to be a surprising level of agreement across the globe when it comes… Read the full article

Irish Retail Battle for Autism Friendliness

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer Shortly after SuperValu launched its Autism-Friendly Shopping project—following an 18-month development and piloting journey—their competitor Lidl followed with Autism Aware Quiet Evenings. Hefty backlash over an incident showed Lidl the size of the learning curve companies need to follow in order to tap into diverse market segments. Basic… Read the full article

Advancing D&I Differently

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer Although D&I practices have evolved for more than two decades, the political, societal, and economic environments have recently changed in a way that requires drastic paradigm shifts. Empirical findings and practical learning presented in this section and elsewhere show areas where new approaches can contribute effectively in this… Read the full article