This essay sets the stage for the papers in this special issue by illustrating the ongoing challenges related to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) in accounting. Although DEIB appears to be gaining momentum in the public debate and among accounting firms, marginalized communities still face significant challenges in the workplace. This special issue documents ongoing trends and experiences related to DEIB in both the accounting profession and accounting practice. Numerous practical suggestions pave the way for improving DEIB in accounting and open the dialogue for future research in accounting on DEIB.

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