Economic benefits are the benefits that can be quantified in terms of income, profits, revenues, etc. Diversity drives economic benefits for companies. A diverse workforce is essential to a strong economy. Businesses that embrace diversity have a more solid footing in the marketplace than others. A diverse workforce combines workers from different backgrounds and experiences that together breed a more creative, innovative, and productive workforce. In addition, businesses have learned that they can draw upon our nation’s diversity to strengthen their bottom line. In this way, diversity is a key ingredient to growing a strong and inclusive economy that is built to last.