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Our commitments

Our commitment to equality

We want to maintain a diverse workforce and find new ways to build on our inclusive culture. In support of this we have made a number of official commitments.

Women in Finance Charter

In 2016, we signed the UK HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter to further progress the gender agenda and work together to build a more balanced and fair industry.

International Labour Organization – Global Business Disability Network Charter

The ten principles of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network Charter provide a framework to help enterprises achieve business success while simultaneously creating equal opportunities for people with disabilities. 

United Nations Women Empowerment Principles

We agree to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which offer guidance on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. 

30% Club

We have joined the 30% Club, to publicly indicate our support for the campaign's mission to achieve at least 30% representation of women on all boards and C-suites globally.

The Valuable 500

We are one of the Valuable 500 companies that are committed to putting disability inclusion on their business leadership agenda.

WEF Partnership for Racial Justice

The Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative is a global coalition of organizations and their C-suite leaders committed to leveraging their individual and collective power to build equitable and just workplaces for professionals with under-represented racial and ethnic identities.

UN Standards of Conduct for Business for LGBTI

We agree to the United Nations Human Rights Office' five Standards of Conduct to support the business community in tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people.

UK Armed Forces Covenant

We have signed the UK Armed Forces Covenant, an initiative by the UK Government to encourage fair treatment for the armed forces community.

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