The culture, approach and leadership of diversity within your organisation
Gauges how well understood Diversity is in your organisation
A diversity and inclusion lens on employee engagement, development, training and coaching
Taking Diversity to the next level, how does the organisation achieve a first-rate ethos with employees, suppliers and customers
What are the hygiene factors implemented within the organisation and how is this measured.
You're at Level 0 - Unaware.
Your scoring indicates that your organisation is at Level 0 - Unaware.
Diversity and Inclusion is not on the agenda or part of strategy. It is unaware of legal requirements and has no awareness of the business benefits that can be achieved by diversity. The organisation has no recognition of the need for an inclusive culture.
There is no appreciation or aspiration to consider D&I. Leaders are unaware or uninterested in developing the organisation. No policies are in place.
You're at Level 1 - Compliant & Reactive
Your scoring indicates that your organisation is at Level 1 - Basic & Initiated - Compliant / Reactive.
Diversity and Inclusion is on the radar for consideration but there are no tangible initiatives in place. There is no strategy or plan available to define the steps to achieve the desired outcomes beyond those required by legislation. The activites primarily focus on Equality / Equity.
You're at Level 2 - Awareness & Mobilisation.
Your scoring indicates that your organisation is at Level 2 - Awareness & Mobilisation - Defined / Operational.
Diversity and inclusion is increasingly understood as a benefit to the organisation and that an inclusive culture is recognised as a means to success and competitive advantage. Diversity initiatives are deployed at both a local and enterprise level. They are monitored to encourage a culture of continuous improvements.
You're at Level 3 - Insight / Execution
Your scoring indicates that your organisation is at Level 3 - Understanding & Application – Insight / Execution.
Leadership recognises the benefits to Diversity and Inclusion. There is a strategy and plan in place, with an oversight group, to demonstrate that the organisation is implementing diversity initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment. There are metrics / KPIs in place to facilitate detail understanding and continue continuous improvement in Diversity.
D&I is now an organisational strategic objective with KPIs in place to demonstrate the benefit. The organisation understands diversity. Employee morale is higher. Leaders are communicating the strategy and leadership is sponsoring.
You're at Level 4 - Embraced & Strategic
Your scoring indicates that your organisation is at Level 4 - Embraced & Strategic - Integrated - Collaborative.
Diversity and Inclusion is part of the organisational strategy as well as integrated into routine activities creating an inclusive culture across the enterprise. Leadership are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that supports diversity and inclusion but encourages the appropriate behaviours. Diversity and Inclusion initiatives reflects both local and enterprise wide needs and enables the success of the organisation.
D&I is integrated into processes. The organisation values diversity of employees with talent management in place. Employees are engaged and embed business changes through improvement initiatives. Leaders have good D&I knowledge and are responsible for delivery of KPIs.
You're at Level 5 - Leadership & Vanguard
Your scoring indicates that your organisation is at Level 5 - Leadership & Vanguard – Sustainable – Inclusive / Continuously Optimising.
Diversity and Inclusion is key to organisational success and is embedded into the Organisational Strategy, its operations and in the supply chain. Diversity and Inclusion is the norm being integrated into the business as usual model by being routine and embedded into everyday activities. These are organisational habits and part of the business’s DNA. The impact on business performance is well-defined and transparent where diversity and inclusion enhances competitive advantage.
The organisation leverages the diverse employee workforce to drive business benefit. D&I is a cultural norm. It is an innovative leading organisation working with the supply chain to broaden D&I culture. Leaders challenge themselves and others on the continuous D&I journey.