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While most companies have some diversity initiatives in place, the reality is that for many organizations, diversity has become more of a business requirement rather than an integral part of company culture. However, in the wake of recent social justice protests and shifting public opinion on discrimination in America, many businesses have been forced to rethink their diversity strategies. While committing to hire more diverse employees is a step in the right direction, employers must develop a more proactive and holistic diversity and inclusion plan that provides diverse talent a platform to both amplify their voices and offer a clear path to succeed and advance within the organization.

Here are five ways your company can ensure diversity remains at the forefront throughout the entire employee lifecycle: