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Courageous Leader Award Nomination Process for 2017 Announced by Innovative Diversity & Inclusion Consultancy WMFDP

Bill Proudman, co-founder of WMFDP, discusses the opening of the nomination process for the 2017 Courageous Leader Award .

The Courageous Leader Award is our way of acknowledging kindred spirits, those dedicated to cultivating change at the DNA level within their companies.

Leading diversity consultancy firm, White Men As Full Diversity Partners (WMFDP) announced the start of its nomination process for the annual Courageous Leader Award to spotlight and acknowledge individuals in the business sector. The Award recognizes courageous leaders who forge visible and transformative shifts in the way diversity & inclusion is practiced in their organization.

New evidence points to the value of corporate diversity not just on equitable grounds but from a fiscal standpoint. Analysis from the McKinsey Global Institute reports that companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above national industry medians, while companies in the top quartile for gender diversity are 15 percent more likely to have greater financial returns. (1)

WMFDP focuses on the white male leadership demographic within corporations to foster change and innovation in the workplace culture, thereby markedly expanding diversity & inclusion for those of any race, gender, background or orientation.

Co-founder Bill Proudman emphasizes that change is not only imperative but quantifiable and driven from within. “The Courageous Leader Award is our way of acknowledging kindred spirits, those dedicated to cultivating change at the DNA level within their companies,” says Proudman. “I’d describe them as courageous leaders with a precise moral compass attuned to innovation and progress, who know…

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