The Diversity Mark accreditation is awarded to companies following an assessment process which ensures they have reached the required standard of commitment to advancing Diversity and Inclusion.
For Companies from all sectors the Diversity Mark is a ‘Mark of Progress’ that publicly declares commitment to building more diverse and inclusive workplaces to benefit all employees.
Catalyst Champion Diversity and Inclusion within the STEM sector
Catalyst is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which supports the growth of the knowledge economy in Northern Ireland through innovation, research, training, and development activity. The entrepreneurial eco-system created by the team is home to many STEM sector businesses. Catalyst started their Diversity and Inclusion journey in 2018 and hold the Bronze Diversity Mark which has positively impacted upon their 2700 strong workforce. READ MORE
Alchemy Technology Services reach no. 29 On UK’s Best Workplaces List
Alchemy Technology Services announced on Thursday that they had reached the top 30 on the UK’s Best Workplaces list. Based on confidential employee surveys, Alchemy achieved some of the highest scores among the 183 companies listed with 97% of Alchemy employees saying that Alchemy was a “Great Place to Work”. READ MORE
Does Your Business Welcome and Support Autistic Employees?
What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates and interacts with others, and how they experience the wider environment. Autism affects people in different ways, with most people experiencing differences (to a greater or lesser extent) in the areas of social communication, social skills and routines and sensory processing. In Northern Ireland there is a 21.7% employment rate for autistic adults. READ MORE
Sandvik Mobile Crushers & Screens Reach Major Safety Milestone
Sandvik Mobile Crushers & Screens have reached a major safety milestone with 1,000 days without a lost time incident. Their employees have worked 2 years, 8 months, and 27 days without any lost time injury, which is a measure of monitoring incidents that result in an employee missing work due to an injury or accident in the workplace. READ MORE
Diversity and Inclusion, From Talk to Action
Diversity Mark Head of Business, Christine White delivered a practical session yesterday on taking the first steps to Diversity and Inclusion at a Derry and Strabane Enterprise Week event. The week-long programme of events powered by Startacus entitled ‘Level Up 2021’ inspired post pandemic ideas and spark creativity by exploring how people, both locally and internationally have innovated, created economic growth, and initiated real change. READ MORE