diversity policy

diversity policy

A generic term for any locally implemented policy in the UK which is part of a framework for good practice in organisations, and acts as a deterrent to discrimination against individuals based on their differences—e.g., age, class, culture, gender, health status, HIV status, marital status, cognitive ability, mental health, offending background, physical disability, place of origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sensory ability or sexual orientation.
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BMO's Board Diversity Policy includes the goal that each gender comprise at least one third of the independent directors - currently, 42 per cent (five of twelve) of BMO's independent board members are women.
Google did not violate labour laws when it fired James Damore, a former employee who was ousted from the company last year for criticising the tech giant for its diversity policy, according to the federal agency that oversees employment practices.
The Australian Football League has agreed to let a transgender player participate in the country's second-tier state women's competition while the governing body considers its gender diversity policy for the national league.
The Board will be reconstituting its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, Compensation Committee and Audit Committee in the coming weeks and will be reviewing its committee mandates and its board policies, including its Diversity Policy, policies on the number of other public company directorships and its Board Tenure Policy.
The most immediate recommendation to emerge from the report, published by the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University and Women in Racing (WiR), is the establishment of an independent steering body to support British horseracing in developing a deeper understanding of the issue.
4: The board shall have a diversity policy covering gender, age, ethnicity, culture, skills, competence and knowledge.
The Phoenix Group said: "Information about diversity policy can be found here http://www.
The meeting also reviewed the economic situations and challenges facing the world due to the decline in oil prices, in addition to touching on the economic diversity policy pursued by the Sultanate.
Helen Walbey, managing director of Recycle Scooters in Aberdare, has been appointed to head-up the FSB's committee responsible for diversity policy.
I did an analysis (non-additive) of the board diversity disclosures of all Fortune 1000 companies and found that 845 companies considered diversity in director recruitment; 684 companies described how diversity is considered in director recruitment; 71 companies have a board diversity policy; 59 companies described how their board diversity policy is implemented; and 134 companies described how their board diversity policy/board diversity is implemented.
European and Canadian political and other social scientists contribute to the debate on diversity policy in Europe at a time when such policy is moving from state-centered to local-centered, and cities are increasingly opting for interculturalism as a new policy focus.
My advice to the school, is that staff is to go on a journey of enlightenment first task, hunt out your policies and procedures, second task, and revisit, rethink and re-educate every member of staff on those policies and procedures, paying special attention to the equalities and diversity policy.
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