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Allstate Diversity Breakfast

We would like to thank John Healy, Managing Director at Allstate for hosting our latest Business Leader’s Diversity breakfast. John Healy spoke passionately with the group about Allstate’s involvement with Diversity Mark and explained that he felt that they are ‘part of something really special’. Kieran Harding, Diversity Mark Independent Assessor and Managing Director at …

The 2nd Business of Diversity Lunch

Wendy Austin interviews Gary Kennedy, Chairman of Greencore Group plc, Connect Group plc and Green REIT plc and Co-chair of Balance for Better Business. Wednesday 23rd October 2019 from 12.00pm to 2.30pm at the Canal Court Hotel, Newry. We are thrilled to announce that we have secured Gary Kennedy as part of our compelling speaker …

Diversity Mark Best Practice Members Event

Diversity Mark members gathered on 22nd August for our first Best Practice event hosted by Danske Bank at the Catalyst Fintech Hub.  At this event we heard best practice tips, and the steps to silver & gold from Diversity Mark Independent Assessors Judith Gillespie & Deborah Lange.  Nicola McCleery then presented Danske Bank’s Gender Diversity …

Diversity Mark Milestone – 50 Members

We are delighted to announce that we have just reached a significant milestone for Diversity Mark – 50 Northern Ireland business leaders have committed to go on a journey to deliver diversity and inclusivity for their organisation.   Diversity Mark’s very robust process is monitored on an annual basis, and as a result of our …

NIFRS Diversity Success Story

Women in the Fire Service ‘Celebrating Difference Improving Delivery’ development weekend June 2019 Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Services supports ‘Women in the Fire Service UK’ (WFS), a national charity established in 1993 to enable and inspire confident and successful women to build a more progressive fire and rescue service.  WFS also focusses on improving …

The ‘Mark of Progress’ billboard campaign

We are delighted to present our new logo which we are promoting via a billboard campaign ‘Look for the Mark of Progress’ around Belfast fromthe 17th June. We have replaced the gender symbols with a ring torepresent all areas of diversity. Organisations moving to silver & gold will have the opportunity to bringin other areas …

Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture at Queen’s University

The Diversity Mark Board were delighted to be invited along the launch of the Queen’s Management School Annual Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture Series at Queen’s University on Friday 21st June. The event, entitled: ‘An Interview with Mary McAleese’, was hosted by Queen’s Management School, in association with the Chief Executives’ Club and was compered by BBC …

Diversity Mark Presents at Powered by Talent Conference

Christine White, Head of Business at Diversity Mark NI was delighted to be invited along to present at this year’s Powered by Talent Conference hosted by the Abacus Talent Group at the International Convention Centre in Belfast on Wednesday 22nd May. Powered by Talent united businesses from the professional services sector to highlight best practice in …

Diversity Charter Mark Awarded to Northern Ireland Water

We were delighted to award Northern Ireland Water with the Bronze Gender Diversity Charter Mark.  They within their application have shown a real commitment to implementing inclusive growth and cultural shifts within the workplace. Christine White presented NI Water Chief Executive Sara Venning and HR Business Partner Janine Murphy with the award at a recent …

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