Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Read the latest thinking in workplace wellbeing, and find out the key areas you should consider in building a rising, resilient organization.

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Embracing Inclusivity: How Benefits Design Can Unify A Diverse Workforce

With many types of communities represented within employee populations, especially at large national and multinational organizations, accommodating and recognizing diversity is a key business challenge. For organizations spread across different geographies and demographics, initiatives intended to be inclusive to one group may be interpreted as controversial by another. As a result, inclusive benefit design is not straightforward. So is it possible to find a solution that accommodates needs, satisfies the organization’s goals and brings employees together? And what’s the best way to approach the delivery of a common but flexible approach to health and wellbeing?

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Changing Expectations: How the Pandemic Has Affected What Employees Want From Their Benefits Programs

Employers have always had high expectations of their workforce. But in a highly competitive employment marketplace, employees across all age groups are demanding more of their employers than ever before. In an eventual post-pandemic environment, what can you do to keep ahead of these evolving expectations?

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Healthy Habits: Encouraging Health-Positive Behaviors in Your Workforce

Health issues can affect an employee’s ability to perform at work, leading to lower productivity, increased sick days and a negative impact on the bottom line. So encouraging employees to be healthier as part of an overall wellbeing strategy makes good business sense. However, individual health is a highly personal and sensitive issue, so how do you make sure every employee feels included and supported in your health benefit programs?

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The Rising Resilient: How Workforce Resilience Will Enable Businesses to Thrive

Building employee resilience is a complex process. It requires balancing many different factors, and the recipe for how to do it well is evolving — just as your people are. Businesses must step up and create the optimal environment for resilience to thrive. This means understanding the context and content for delivering effective total rewards, health, and wellbeing alongside the 10 factors the World Health Organization identifies as affecting and influencing the resilience of today’s workforce.

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2021 Global Wellbeing Survey

Until now, the link between wellbeing and company performance has been unclear at best, but Aon’s 2021 Global Wellbeing Survey looks at the direct link between employee wellbeing and business performance.

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2020 U.S. Health Survey

Amidst concerns of uncertainty, Aon’s 2020 Health Survey showed business priorities shifting from using benefits to attract talent to drilling down on how to keep workers safe, productive and resilient.

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Not Sure Where to Start On Your DE&I Strategy? Begin With Employee Benefits

While employers increasingly realize that it’s business imperative to create a diverse and inclusive workforce, many don't know where to start. Taking a closer look at employee benefits may be the best first step for many.

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Rethinking Benefits in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond

To better understand what’s ahead for Canadian employers, Aon's Rapid Response Survey asked business leaders to consider their benefits costs, priorities, and offerings in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing: How Employers Can Address and Activate Their Efforts

Many Social Determinants of Wellbeing (SDoW), the conditions that shape employee experiences, are beyond an employer’s control. But understanding their impact can help business leaders understand the needs of their workforce.

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