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Mental Health – are we ready to move from talk to action?

If you’re working or living in Ireland you may have seen a sea of green ribbons in your workplace this month. More than 500,000 green ribbons have been distributed across the country to spark a national conversation about mental health.

10 May, 2017
Charlotte Sweeney

Diversity and Inclusion from 38,000 ft

The last month has been a mixture of delivering keynote speeches at conferences, conducting consultancy work with clients and being interviewed on radio about our book ‘Inclusive Leadership’ and the impact it’s having on how companies deliver ‘D&I differently’.

27 February, 2017
Charlotte Sweeney

Social Mobility – the next frontier for Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)?

Social Mobility is increasingly becoming part of the D&I vocabulary in some sectors. Are companies taking this seriously or is it purely a tokenistic nod?

24 January, 2017
Charlotte Sweeney

Is the Football Association “unable to modernise”?

The Football Association (FA) in England has recently been challenged about the lack of diversity at senior levels. A group of former FA executives, including former chairman Greg Dyke, told the UK government the FA is outdated and is being held back by "elderly white men". They also highlighted their concerns of the FA's "inability to modernise" and called for legalisation to reform the organisation.

13 December, 2016
Charlotte Sweeney

When did we get too busy to be inclusive?

I've been travelling with my client work for the majority of this month which has meant spending a lot of time at train stations. During my travels I was struck by a situation that made me really question how, as a society, we have become too busy to notice what is around us and how we make others feel included.

29 November, 2016
Charlotte Sweeney

Creating Inclusive Cultures - The risk of doing nothing

Many industries are increasingly realising that building better workplaces for all has a positive impact on productivity, employee engagement and the bottom line. In their recent research, Deloitte identified an 80% improvement in business performance when levels of diversity and inclusion were high within a company.

22 September, 2016
Charlotte Sweeney

Diversity and Inclusion – the route to progress

Employers are increasingly realising that building better workplaces for all has a positive impact on productivity, employee engagement and the bottom line. Deloitte identified an 80% improvement in business performance when levels of diversity and inclusion were high.

8 September, 2016
Charlotte Sweeney