Inclusive Companies 2019/2020 Launch Event
Inclusive Companies are excited to invite you to our official 2019/2020 Launch in partnership with Bloomberg LLP.
With ethnicity pay gap reporting on the horizon and many organisations investing in D&I, we want to look beyond the now and continue to progress towards a more inclusive future. Through data gathered from the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List, Inclusive Companies have reported that 23.08% of those participating had no disability representation in senior/executive roles, with 37.15% of companies reporting fewer than 30% of female employees at this level, and 41.03% of companies having 0% of BAME representation at board level. The data is compelling but are we making progress fast enough?
Our premier network of organisations leading in the advancement of D&I will participate in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers list later this year and are dedicated to collaborating with other sectors to spur on progress and create a more inclusive tomorrow.
Taking place on 3rd July, this exclusive event will act as a hub for likeminded individuals to share best practice, engage with senior leaders and discuss the latest themes and trends across the diversity arena. The Inclusive Companies Launch in collaboration with The National Diversity Awards will bring communities and businesses together, featuring a host of dynamic speakers discussing topics such as the complexity of intersectionality, attracting diverse candidates to the board and tackling the disability employment gap.
Afternoon tea will be served followed by post event celebrations. This will be an unprecedented opportunity to network with some of the nation’s leading diversity advocates and community activists. Join the increasing number of organisations that see our vision; those that are brave and innovative, those who want to sustain true inclusion in society, and those who see diversity & inclusion as a smart way to grow their business.
14.00 – 14.45
Registration & Networking Registration, Networking & Afternoon Tea
15.00 – 15.05
Manisha Mehrotra | Head of Diversity & Inclusion EMEA | Bloomberg LP Event Launch & Introduction
15.05 – 15.20
Paul Sesay | CEO & Founder & Hayley Flinn | Director of Operations – The National Diversity Awards & Inclusive Companies
15.20 – 15.35
Spotlight Interview: TV and Radio Anchor Nejra Cehic interviews Paul Morrison, Microsoft Education Industry Executive & Founder, idare2inspire | Inspiring Future Leaders
15.35 – 15.50
Shaun Dellenty | Award winning LGBT+ Inclusion Educator, Author & Founder of Inclusion for All Celebrating Without Shame – The Importance of Community Engagement
15.50 – 16.00
16.00 – 17.00
Panel Session: D&I is not just a HR initiative, it’s a business imperative
Chair: Nejra Cehic | TV and Radio Anchor | Bloomberg LP
- Simon Smith | Managing Director | Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
- Samantha Budd | Chief Executive | University of Bristol Students’ Union
- Nathan Coe | CFO & CEO-designate | Auto Trader UK
- Caroline Frankum | Global CEO | Kantar, Profiles Division
17.00 – 18.00
Closing Remarks & Post Event Networking
2018/19 Launch Gallery