Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
for Global Prosperity

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values for AACSB. Across the AACSB Business Education Alliance, individuals and organizations are leading inspiring initiatives to make business schools more inclusive places for learning, and to ensure a diverse and inclusive future of work. Responsive to local needs for inclusion, these strategies target a variety of populations around the world, connecting diverse talents in pursuit of global prosperity.

 

"The values of diversity and inclusion foster the exploration of … differences in a safe and supportive environment, where community members move beyond tolerance to seeking and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity and the contributions these differences make to innovative, engaged, and impactful business experiences."

—AACSB Business Accreditation Standards

Unlock Access and Reduce Barriers

When business schools reduce barriers and adopt proactive strategies for engagement, disadvantaged or underrepresented populations have greater opportunity for full participation in business education and employment.

Develop Skills Necessary for Diverse Contexts

By developing the right skills, mindset, and perspectives, business schools help prepare the next generation of business leaders who can function within diverse teams and distill value from engaging a breadth of expertise, experiences, and mindsets.

Address Global Challenges

Business school research and education have enormous potential to address global challenges, signaling the value of global responsibility and the importance of coming together with diverse disciplines and populations to achieve positive societal impact.

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