The Mercer report revealed that while 81% of surveyed organizations said they were focused on improving D&I, only 42% reported having a multi-year, documented strategy to make it happen. (Credit: Lightspring/

Despite the insurance industry promoting its efforts for diversity and inclusion and leaders in organizations say they're serious about spearheading initiatives for diverse hires and teams, progress continues to be slow.

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Richard Binder

Richard Binder, based in New York, is part of the social media team at ALM. He is also a 2014 recipient of the ASPBE Award for Excellence in the Humorous/Fun Department.