Diversity and Inclusion Award

Diversity and Inclusion Award

As this is a new award, entrants can reference initiatives pre-pandemic. This award is for employers that have shown outstanding dedication in the field of diversity and inclusion and enhanced the agenda within their business. They will evidence removing barriers, improving the working experience and engagement levels of employees and creating an environment where individuals feel a sense of belonging, can be their authentic selves and feel that they have a voice in their teams and organisation.

The award will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Evidence that the initiative or new practices leave a lasting legacy
  • Demonstrate impact from inclusive behaviour interventions for individuals
  • Evidence of policies in place and demonstrate how they are communicated to staff
  • Highlight how the company has demonstrated an inclusive voice, belonging and authenticity
  • Information on how diversity and inclusion values and behaviour create a positive impact on organisational culture
  • Demonstrate the impact of an intersectional approach (viewing personal demographics such as age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social mobility, disability and gender in combination instead of in isolation)