Open Platform: ‘Diversifying’ Your Portfolio

Thomson Reuters' Debra Walton explores the benefits of incorporating diversity data factors into company analysis.


For any 21st-century company, diversity is a fundamental element of corporate culture, a driving force for success in a rapidly changing economy, and one of the central paradigms of our era. To prosper and thrive in today’s global economy, companies must resonate with an increasingly diverse customer base. Diversity must be seen as a core value and be deeply embedded in corporate culture. 

And for 21st-century investors, who understand the value of environmental, social and governance (ESG) iss