Preliminary Report and findings of the ongoing Workplace Inclusion Champion programme
HR BCSD (Diversity Charter Croatia) alongside leading regional partners from the Šentprima Institute (Diversity Charter Slovenia) and the Carta Diversitatii din Romania (Diversity Charter Romania) prepared a Preliminary Report of 94 signatory organizations from Slovenia, Croatia and RomaniaThe śWorkplace Inclusion Champion, WICť project, funded by The Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC) of the European Commission published its Preliminary report. The main purpose of the project is to develop a 7-modular Diversity Charter Champion Training Programme and a Regional Diversity Mentorship Scheme, a practical and strategic learning and mentorship framework for the Charter™ signatories of Slovenia, Croatia and Romania. The Report displays the findings of 94 organisations from more than 16 industries that responded to a questionnaire which explored existing training and mentorship programmes about D&I. The report also discusses how the changes caused by the pandemic affect different vulnerable groups, the best approaches to learning and teaching a successful D&I training programme, as well as valuable EU resources to be considered in future training modules. Main findings:
- Creating an inclusive environment for all employees is the main focus of D&I programmes.
- During the pandemic most of the signatory organisations had continued to consciously focus on advancing diversity and fostering inclusion.
- Most D&I training programmes focus on non-discrimination and regulatory compliance, overcoming unconscious biases and tackling a specific dimension of diversity.