CORE Platform Introduces the Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter:
Paving the Way for Inclusive Excellence
CORE Platform has taken on the challenging task of establishing the Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at fostering diversity and inclusion across all sectors of Maltese society. With a vision of creating a more inclusive and equitable Malta, CORE Platform is leading the charge by establishing this pioneering charter.
The Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter is being designed by Weave Consulting-the ESG Specialists, to serve as a guiding framework for organizations and individuals alike. It encourages and supports the adoption of inclusive policies, practices, and cultures. By signing and endorsing the charter, organizations commit to upholding the principles of diversity and inclusion within their operations.
Key highlights of the Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter include:
· Promoting Diversity: Encouraging organizations to cultivate diverse talent pools and leadership teams that reflect the demographics of Malta.
· Inclusive Practices: Guiding organizations in implementing inclusive policies, fostering welcoming environments, and promoting equal opportunities for all.
· Education and Awareness: Providing resources and training to help organizations and individuals understand the importance of diversity and inclusion.
· Accountability: Holding organizations accountable for their commitments through regular reporting and benchmarking.
A Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Charter is a formal written document that outlines an organization's commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in its workplace. It serves as a foundational document that communicates the company's values, goals, and strategies for creating an inclusive and diverse environment.
What is a Diversity & Inclusion Charter?
Importance: Guiding Principles: It sets clear guiding principles that align with the organization’s mission and values, emphasizing the importance of D&I as a core part of the company’s culture.
Accountability: It holds the organization accountable for its D&I initiatives by outlining specific goals, objectives, and responsible parties.
Attracting Talent: A well-crafted D&I Charter can attract diverse talent by showcasing the company’s commitment to a welcoming and inclusive workplace.
Improving Culture: It contributes to the creation of a more inclusive culture where employees from diverse backgrounds feel valued and can contribute their best.
Guiding Decision-Making: Organizations should use the charter as a reference point when making strategic decisions related to hiring, promotions, policies, and culture.
Communicating Values: It should be shared with all employees to reinforce the organization’s commitment to D&I, helping to foster a shared understanding of its importance.
Measuring Progress: The charter should be used to set measurable D&I goals and to track progress over time. Regularly report on achievements and areas for improvement.
Training and Education: Utilize the charter as a foundation for creating D&I training programs and educational resources for employees.