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Forthcoming events

How to Ensure the D&I Agenda is Owned by Business Leaders

August 11 | Online

Live 40 minute ‘One to One’ online conversation with:
Jenn Barnett
and
Dev Modi

Intersectionality & Coming Out at Work

August 19 | Online

Live 40 minute ‘One to One’ online conversation with:
Josh Willacy
and
Leng Montgomery

Race at Work Online Summit 2020

September 15 | Online

2nd annual summit bringing together 18 expert speakers and 100+ organisations committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace.

Training & development
Our latest exclusive news articles

Why we need to engage men in gender initiatives

What if we were ignoring a whole section of the workforce that could…

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Don’t be scared of a surge in flexible working

Levels of remote and flexible working have been unprecedented during the…

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Data and disclosure in D&I – it’s all about trust

Employers possess very little rich data on their workforce beyond gender…

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Emotionally drained? Why it’s been a hard few weeks for D&I

Many D&I professionals are frustrated and exhausted after the events of the…

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Can supporting mental health improve inclusion?

Looking after employees’ mental health is a key element of an inclusive culture…

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So you’ve supported #blacklivesmatter – what’s next?

How can organisations back up their public displays of solidarity with real actions…

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Recent speakers and contributors include

Annie Wu

Global Lead for Inclusiveness & Diversity

H&M Group

Chris Young 

HR Director - Northern Europe

P&G 

Candi Castleberry Singleton

VP of Intersectionality, Culture & Diversity

Twitter

Jim Rottman

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Roche Pharmaceuticals

Pamela Hutchinson

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Bloomberg

Rachel Osikoya

Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Maersk Group

Dr Shaun Davis

Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability,

Royal Mail Group

Sari Brody

Global Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

IKEA Group

Tim Fallowfield

Company Secretary & Corporate Services Director

Sainsbury's

Daniel Danso

Global Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Linklaters

Ira Read

Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity

Diageo

Loraine Martins MBE

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Network Rail

Amanda Leacy

Managing Director Human Resources – Inclusion and Diversity

Accenture 

Asif Sadiq MBE

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Adidas

Catherine Lynch

Chief People Officer

Virgin Media

Fiona Cannon OBE

Group Director of Inclusion and Diversity

Lloyds Banking Group

Christos Tsaprounis

Head of People & Culture

Auto Trader UK

Fiona Dawson

Global President

Mars Food, Multisales and Global Customers

Rosanna Durruthy

Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

LinkedIn

Jill Shedden MBE

Group Director - HR

Centrica

Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Chief Accessibility Officer

Microsoft

Mark Lomas

Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

HS2 (High Speed Two)

Leena Nair

Chief HR Officer

Unilever

Leigh Lafever-Ayer

HR Director, UK and Ireland

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Leendert Den Hollander

UK Vice President & General Manager

Coca-Cola European Partners

Mairéad Nayager

Chief Human Resources Officer

Diageo

Priscilla Baffour

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Financial Times

Putri Realita

Global Diversity and Inclusion Lead

Danone

Staynton Brown

Director D&I and Talent

Transport for London

Pascale Thorre

Global Inclusion & Diversity Head

HEINEKEN

Raashi Sikka

Diversity & Inclusion Lead EMEA

Uber

Sarah Stanton

UK HR Director

National Grid

Caroline Casey

Founder

The Valuable 500

Felizitas Lichtenberg

Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead

Vodafone

John Athanasiou

Director Of People

HarperCollins

Maria Kokkinou

People Director, Talent, Leadership & Capabilites

Rolls-Royce

Pauline Miller

Head of Talent Development, Diversity and Inclusion

Lloyd's

Paulette Cohen

Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Barclays

Shauna Olney

Chief, Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch

International Labour Organization (ILO)
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Giving Voice to the Powerful Contribution of Quiet Leaders

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Disability at Work – Opportunities and Challenges in the New Normal

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Diversifying Workforces Through Inclusive Communications

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d&i Leaders Covid-19 benchmarking survey report

156 D&I professionals share how they are coping with the Covid-19 crisis and the practical support they are offering employees.

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How social enterprises enhance diversity & inclusion

In this report we share how you can engage more with social enterprises as part of your wider inclusion strategy.

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d&i Leaders LGBT+ at Work Conference 2020 summary report

Read five things we learned from the d&i Leaders LGBT+ at Work Conference 2020 in this summary report.

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Let’s turn the conversation to disability

In this report we look at a number of approaches organisations are taking to elevate the agenda on disability.

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Getting the best out of employee resource groups

Read how employee resource groups can provide a vital sounding board and a lens on what’s truly going on in the workforce.

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Ethnic diversity: learning to work together

‘Ethnic diversity: learning to work together’ – View our second report from the 2019 d&i Leaders Global Forum.

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Organisations who attend our events
What attendees say about our events

“Great event with super speakers and honest and interesting discussions”

Group Head of Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity
DS Smith

“Really great event, with the right variety of content, speakers and attendees”

Inclusion Leader
Co-op

“An enlightening and inspirational event with outstanding speakers and a comprehensive agenda”

Head of Talent, Resourcing & Development
Tilney

“Inspiring – my head has exploded, but I now feel ready to be braver and more disruptive”

Global D&I Leader
Sage

“An inspiring and challenging forum that has provided lots of food for thought and ideas for my organisation”

Diversity Manager
Bank of England

“Well structured, informative and most of all inspiring”

MD Learning, Development & Citizenship EMEA
State Street

“Diversity of presenters, of methods of presentations and of topics, exceeded my expectations”

Global Equality D&I Manager
IKEA

“Really interesting and inspiring. Some really good key take always to consider”

Senior Recruiter
Amazon

“Hugely valuable chance to connect with my peers and learn from best practice. I’m taking so much back to build a more inclusive firm”

Diversity & CSR Manager
Penningtons Manches LLP

“It made me uncomfortable in a good way!”

Head of Business Transformation
Lloyd’s of London

“Slick and very informative day”

Chair of Pride Network
Zurich Insurance

“Excellent, thought provoking and inspiring”

Head of HR
WHSmith

“Really well organised, structured with some very insightful and moving speakers”

Talent and Acquisition
Mott MacDonald

“There is nothing available like I have learned here! Brilliant”

Head of HR Operations
Aldermore Bank

“Excellent. Extremely powerful speakers and thought provoking”

D&I Officer
Bayer

“First time in attendance and thoroughly enjoyed it”

Head of HR
Network Rail