Private equity still has a long way to go on diversity, equity and inclusion, but the industry is paying more attention than ever before. After much evidence that diversity generates better decisions – and higher returns – many firms are revamping their processes so they can recruit and retain more diverse teams. Some are tying executive pay and employee bonuses to DEI goals. As PE firms strive to do more than just talk about DEI, Mergers & Acquisitions is launching a new list recognizing individuals who are leading the way on inclusivity. The 14 pioneers honored here share their strategies. Links to the Q&As are below. Congratulations to: