Diversity & Inclusion
Our commitment to person-centeredness and diversity is grounded in our dedication to help the people we serve to overcome barriers to achieving their highest potential.
Our organization is striving to create an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected because of their difference – a place where every employee can be themselves so they can reach their potential and help us achieve our business goals. We value and support the diversity of all individuals. We respect and welcome people of different ethnicities, ages, genders, religions, races, classes, physical abilities, mental abilities, nationalities, sexual preferences, and expressions.
We stand up to stereotyping and discrimination of individuals based on these traits. We seek to understand and learn from cultures that might be different from our own, and we encourage our communities to do the same. We are grateful for the opportunities we’ve had to work closely with people from different backgrounds, and we are committed to being an organization in which all people feel safe, accepted,
This diversity and inclusion strategy provides us with a road map to create an inclusive workplace. To help us achieve this, we need the commitment of every employee to understand what we are trying to achieve, to work together and be open to change. This strategy is everyone’s responsibility, and we encourage all to get involved
To have a respectful and supportive workplace that enables us to attract and retain a diverse workforce that represents our customers and community.
This strategy is a two-year plan to help us achieve our goals. It provides a shared direction and commitment for the organization so we can work together to respect and value our diverse workforce and build a more inclusive workplace. It comprises of three key goals and identifies the priorities and actions we will take over the next two years. It outlines the key roles and responsibilities and how we will track progress and measure
Recruit from a diverse, qualified group of candidates to increase diversity of thinking and perspective
Foster a culture that encourages collaboration, flexibility and fairness to enable all employees to contribute to their potential and increase retention.
Sustainability & Accountability
Identify and breakdown systemic barriers to full inclusion by embedding diversity and inclusion in policies and practices and equipping leaders with the ability to manage diversity and be accountable for the results