5 ways utilities can leverage data to build DEI workforces

March 9, 2022

Utilities represent one of the least diverse industries in the US today, being 85% white and 80% male, according to a 2020 US Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey. The clarion call from policymakers, shareholders, and communities for significant social change has driven many US utilities to create diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals in response.

Charles River Associates has identified five major challenges that may slow or prevent companies from meeting their DEI goals, and techniques to overcome them.

In this article published in Energy Digital, CRA’s Matthew Thompson, Jim McMahon, and Quenton Wright outline how utilities can draw on data to boost their DEI strategies.

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