Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Institute

About us

Deloitte's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Institute

Pursuing sustained equity and belonging for all

Deloitte’s newly launched DEI Institute™ plans to provide cutting-edge research, bold points of view, and impactful events that can help business and community leaders drive meaningful change in workforces, marketplaces, and society.

Sustaining equity and belonging for all involves commitment, investment, and action to change systems, processes, and policies. DEI is a journey of continuous improvement. By convening bold perspectives, collaborations and research, the DEI Institute can help companies meet their commitments and the increasing expectations among their workforces and key leaders to drive change.

Kavitha Prabhakar, Chief DEI Officer, Deloitte US

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion

While many businesses have focused on becoming more diverse and inclusive, there remains a continued need for actionable, data-based research in advancing equitable outcomes. The focus on equity—with measurable and meaningful outcomes in the workforce, marketplace, and society—has become increasingly critical.

At Deloitte, we believe we have a moral responsibility—as a purpose-driven enterprise focused on DEI—to take a stand and make a difference on important issues. The DEI Institute builds on Deloitte’s commitment to advance equity for all, focusing on three specific priorities:

  • Driving ground-breaking research on emerging DEI trends and issues, building on seminal research such as The Equity Imperative
  • Convening and collaborating with organizations, thought leaders, academics, and businesses to multiply impact
  • Leveraging Deloitte’s deep experience and extensive network to champion DEI in business and as a corporate citizen

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Delivering data-rich insights and perspectives

Our research is structured around three primary spheres of influence within the reach of every organization: workforce, marketplace, and society.

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If you have questions about the Institute or are interested in learning more, please contact USDEIInstitute@deloitte.com.

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