Huge congratulations to Northern Ireland Civil Service who has retained the Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation for their ongoing commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Since first achieving the Bronze Diversity Mark in November 2019, the Civil Service has continued to work to make improvements within all areas of diversity and inclusion.
Jayne Brady, Head of the Civil Service said:
“We are proud to have maintained our accreditation which recognises the ongoing commitment of the Civil Service to diversity and inclusion. We want to build a culture and working environment that brings out the best in us, where everyone can contribute and achieve their full potential.
“We have set new targets for the coming year and with the help of our diversity networks and Champions, along with NICSHR we look forward to making further progress.’’
In achieving the Diversity Mark Accreditation the Civil Service have committed to an annual independent assessment and have set three gender diversity targets for the year ahead.
The Northern Ireland Civil Service want to build a culture and working environment that brings out the best in all employees, where everyone can contribute and achieve their full potential.
Diversity Mark’s Interim Head of Business Nuala Murphy commented:
“We are delighted that Northern Ireland Civil Service have maintained the Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation. The Independent Assessment Panel applauded the energy and commitment displayed in the annual review and within the ongoing gender initiatives that Northern Ireland Civil Service are working on.
“As a high profile, major employer in Northern Ireland, it is vital that Northern Ireland Civil Service exemplifies good practice and influences the wider debate on gender equality. We congratulate everyone at Northern Ireland Civil Service on this wonderful achievement and we thoroughly look forward to working with them over the coming years.”