We want to congratulate Danske Bank for being awarded the Women in Business Award for Advancing Diversity in the Workplace at their glittering awards celebration earlier this month. Nicola McCleery, Head of Specialist Business at Danske Bank told us how very proud she felt that Danske Bank had been recognised for advancing not just Gender Diversity, but also wider diversity after many innovative diversity initiatives have heen developed over the last number of years.
Click here to read more about the Women in Business Awards.
We want to thank Danske bank for sharing some of their recent Diversity success stories with us – see below.
Danske Bank are getting ready to officially launch Enable – the Danske Disability employee network!
It is really important to us that we promote inclusion and help colleagues with disabilities thrive and feel they belong in the workplace.
Listening to colleague feedback we established our goals and created our charter by voting on what our top priorities for delivery are. Over the last few months the Enable Steering Committee has been working hard to create a new online information hub for colleagues which includes lots of information and signposting to support services available, as well as really powerful case studies from six colleagues who have bravely shared their personal stories.
Danske Bank hosts Lean In event on Breaking the Bias
Danske Bank’s Gender Diversity Network recently hosted a Lean in Belfast event on the theme of bias and how to better identify and manage biases you or others may have.
Danske Bank signed to become a Stonewall Diversity Champion
Through this membership, Danske Bank hope to empower LGBT+ staff to be their authentic selves and reach their full potential. The membership also empowers both LGBT+ staff and their allies to create positive change and inclusive cultures within wider businesses and organisations.
Keen to share learnings and best practices, Danske Bank attended the Stonewall Diversity Champions Senior Leaders lunch earlier this month, with the chair of their Rainbow Network taking part in a panel discussion on how Senior Leaders can cultivate truly inclusive workplaces for staff, but taking this further into society. Having submitted to the Workplace Equality Index, Danske looking forward to receiving the result in the new year to help shape the path for LGBT+ inclusion in 2020.