“By the end of June, legal experts predict, the US Supreme Court will ban race-based admissions in higher education. It will be a concussive, though not fatal, blow to affirmative action’s corporate cousin: diversity, equity and inclusion.

The decision comes as companies are already caught in the crossfire of the culture wars, whether it’s a consumer boycott of a popular brand of beer or Republican-led states refusing to work with financial institutions that follow environmental, social and governance investing principles. With the court’s ruling, DEI could soon replace ESG as conservatives’ most-loathed acronym.”