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Transparent Thinking – Breaking The Mould in Diversity and Inclusion

As many businesses around the world recognise the benefits that come with incorporating inclusive and diverse working processes, a large proportion are unsure where to even begin. How can they enact widespread changes? Christine White, our Head of Business shares her expert insight around the important first steps which those responsible must take to instil futureproofed values.

Diversity Mark Accreditation for Belfast City Council marks public sector first

Belfast City Council has become the first NI public sector organisation to be awarded a Silver Diversity Mark in recognition of its commitment to promoting equality and diversity within its workforce. The Silver Diversity Mark accreditation includes recognition for the Council’s commitment to developing and implementing a Minority and Ethnic Inclusion Plan by February 2022.

FinTrU introduces Pregnancy Loss Policy for all employees

Diversity Mark Signatory FinTrU has officially introduced a comprehensive Pregnancy Loss Policy which will be available to all employees across the company.
The FinTrU Pregnancy Loss Policy caters for both the pregnant individual and their partner in the event of a pregnancy loss. Statistics show that one in eight pregnancies can end in miscarriage, and this policy aims to support FinTrU employees.

Diversity Mark Signatory Roundtable Event ‘Gender Balance in STEM’

Thank you to everyone that attended our recent roundtable event ‘Gender Balance in STEM’. This event gave attendees the opportunity to connect with peers from other organisations and sectors, and share ideas, challenges and good practice around achieving gender balance in the STEM sector. During the session, signatories completed a poll advising the main challenges for them to achieving gender balance within their organisation.

Greiner Packaging Partner with Equality Commission to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity in the workplace is high on the agenda for Greiner Packaging. In recent months, their Northern Ireland team have taken proactive steps to champion equality, diversity, and inclusion in the manufacturing sector. Greiner has achieved the robust Bronze Diversity Mark accreditation as a result of initiatives to update company policies and educate and train staff on diversity and inclusion

80,000 Employees To Gain Greater Inclusivity

Delighted to announce that we recently reached a significant milestone with organisations signed up, working towards achieving and maintaining the Diversity Mark representing over 80,000 employees, with almost 40% of those companies based within the STEM sector. Launched in 2017 Diversity Mark are now the leading authority in Diversity in the UK & Ireland and the accreditation recognises an organisation’s commitment to embracing diversity.

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