Change the Race Ratio

It was great to join the CBI Diversity and Inclusion conference this week and hear from a raft of inspiring business leaders about how they are tackling the challenge of creating inclusive workplaces.

We are proud to be an early signatory of Change the Race Ratio, a campaign that has been brought to life by a group of senior leaders committed to taking action to increase racial and ethnic participation in their businesses. We want to take action and help accelerate inclusion and diversity across the entire business community. Doing this will be a huge step towards a more diverse and inclusive business community – and ultimately, a more equitable society. Here are the four key commitments to change:

Lord Karan Bilimoria kicked off the second day with this clear call to action – join the Change the Race Ratio campaign.

“If you’re an HR expert, lobby your CEO. You’re a CEO? Lobby your board. If you’re a board member, make it happen.” Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE

This is one of the early commitments we made to take concrete action on diversity this year, you can read our full post here. I am shortly going to be pulling together a D&I resources guide and I would love to hear about any other great campaigns, especially any with a corporate affairs focus. Please email me at ltarbit@birchwoodknight.com connect with me on LinkedIn.

Lauren is a Director at Birchwood Knight with responsibility for developing our approach to diversity and inclusion.

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4th December 2020

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