A few months ago I wrote an article for CEO Today on whether it is the law to be diverse and inclusive. I said the answer is ‘yes’ and increasingly so. Gender pay gap reporting is the current example of how legal requirements are pressuring businesses to address diversity and inclusion. It is only applicable … Continued
Being shortlisted for the Northern Power Women Agent of Change Award 2018 is an immense honour for GDP’s CEO, Farrah Qureshi. But what exactly does it take to be an agent of change? And what does it mean for businesses looking for advice on how to be more diverse and inclusive? Personal commitment and engagement … Continued
New Partnership To Help Businesses Pinpoint Behaviours To Drive Inclusion And Unlock Potential. Alderbrooke Group and Global Diversity Practice (GDP) have joined forces to help businesses pinpoint the behaviours needed to build an inclusive culture and devise innovative solutions to address specific issues and opportunities. With organisations allocating significant budgets to tackling diversity … Continued
The revelations of sexual harassment in the celebrity workplace as well as at the highest levels of government and public institutions have brought this very important aspect of discrimination and inclusion centre stage. And not before time. This is an issue that is now high on the agenda for many corporates, and many companies GDP … Continued
Operating in 170 countries with 380,000 employees, IBM recently won the 2017 enei award for global diversity sponsored by GDP. We caught up with Deborah Richards, IBM’s Diversity & Inclusion Leader UK & Ireland, and this is what she told us about how the company’s culture and policies drive inclusion. It is part of our … Continued
Farrah Qureshi quoted in “How to create a global reward strategy to support diversity and inclusion” by Louise Fordham. Read the article here.
Global Expert in Diversity & Inclusion Shortlisted for Lifetime Achievement Award In recognition of her contribution to supporting businesses in becoming more diverse and inclusive, Global Diversity Practice founder and CEO Farrah Qureshi has been shortlisted for the Excellence in Diversity Lifetime Achievement Award. Due to be announced on November 30th, the Excellence in Diversity … Continued
Did Apple’s Tim Cook change the CEO agenda for good? Four weeks ago, Tim Cook sent an email to his employees explaining why he disagreed with President Trump’s statements following violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia. He wrote: “What occurred in Charlottesville has no place in our country. Hate is a cancer and left unchecked … Continued
Most of us believe that we are unbiased. We believe that we always make valid and carefully considered decisions that benefit all, don’t have prejudice opinions and that we remain ethical in all our actions. However, even the most open-minded person has unconscious bias and is affected by social factors such as their upbringing, background and … Continued
Farrah Qureshi quoted in “The business benefits of promoting diversity and inclusion” by The Telegraph 22nd August 2017. Read the article here.