Session 08.17

Campfire: Does your organisation support equality, diversity, and inclusivity?

  • Thursday 13 Sept
    15:30-16:30
  • Campfire pod 1, Level -1, Palexpo
  • Level: all
  • Related Expert Communities Access and Diversity

People perform better when they can be themselves says UK charity Stonewall. Founded to combat homophobic legislation, its ‘Diversity Champions’ programme harnesses the competitive nature of organisations to promote the business benefits of equality. Now the armed forces, the police and others vie for top place in the annual Workplace Equality Index. Can competitive league tables achieve real equality or is it merely paying lip service to the real needs of minorities in the workplace?

Topic

  • Leadership & strategy

Chair

  • Andrew Disbury, 
    University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom

Speaker

  • Andrew Disbury, 
    University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom