Diversity & Inclusion

Research shows that greater diversity in the workforce results in greater profitability and value creation. Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results, yet still there is widespread discrimination at many levels throughout industry.

In this section CAW and our Member Institutes share a range of articles exploring the issues around diversity and the solutions that are being implemented.

Insights on Diversity & Inclusion

Insights on Diversity & Inclusion

Pride

Pride: from celebration to inclusion

Being proud of who you are is a wonderful feeling. But what if you had to constantly hide who you are out of fear? Éirénne Carroll tells us her story and what we can do to make the workplace more inclusive. 

Deborah Somorin ACA

The meaning behind Intersectional Pride

To truly embrace diversity, businesses must view inclusion through an intersectional lens. Deborah Somorin explains why this is so important, both personally and professionally.

Lucas Alexander-Crichton

Lucas Alexander-Crichton CA: ‘Businesses must encourage their employees to bring their whole selves to work’

Lucas Alexander-Crichton CA, Audit Manager – UK&I Assurance at EY, discusses his journey of self-realisation, the stress of hiding his authentic self and the importance of being an ally.

Featured Podcast

Difference Makers Podcast

We created this podcast in order to celebrate the lives and work of people who have transformed communities, businesses, and the wider world, making a real difference in the lives of others. We call them “Difference Makers”.

Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts,  StitcherSpotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts and other podcast networks.

Episode 3. Mufseen Miah

In this episode our host, Indy Hot, meets Mufseen Miah CA, the former financial director of Pride London and a tireless campaigner for LGBTQ+ rights.

Click on the player to hear the episode.

Online Events & Webinars

Online Events & Webinars

One clear way that Chartered Accountant Member Institutes are rising to this challenge is in the creation and hosting of online events and activities.

We are working with the Institutes to present the events that have a global perspective and are available to Chartered Accountants everywhere.

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Webinars on demand

Inclusion and Diversity in Accounting Profession

ICAS Insights: Equality, diversity and inclusion in the accountancy profession

Catch up on the ICAS Insights: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webinar, hosted by ICAS Executive Director of Member Engagement and Communications, Sarah Speirs, and featuring a conversation with ICAS President, Catherine Burnet CA, and Chair of the Guthrie Group, Jim Robertson CA.

psychological safety good leadership

31 March – Finance + EDI: Psychological safety, the secret to good leadership

As we ease out of the pandemic something is becoming clearer – there is no return to ‘normal’. Employers and employees alike have had to adjust to unprecedented change and react swiftly to unfolding circumstances.

Mental Health Plan

Ask ICAS: How to develop a mental-health plan for your organisation

Richard Rutnagur of the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and representatives from two SMEs explain the personal and professional importance of mental health and share principles that can help all organisations to develop their own mental-health plans.

Be Social

PODCAST: A new series called 'Young Difference Makers.' In this first episode, we meet Fiona Smiddy @greenoutlook_ie – Fiona discusses what drove her to seek a move outside into sustainability. #DifferenceMakers @CharteredAccIrl
...https://charteredaccountantsworldwide.com/podcast/young-difference-makers-podcast/

PODCAST: A new series called 'Young Difference Makers.' In this first episode, we meet Fiona Smiddy @greenoutlook_ie – Fiona discusses what drove her to seek a move outside into sustainability. #DifferenceMakers @CharteredAccIrl
...https://charteredaccountantsworldwide.com/podcast/young-difference-makers-podcast/

What do you do when life becomes a bit overwhelming? We'd love you to share your #HappyPlace with us. #MentalHealthAwareness #Wellbeing

What do you do when life becomes a bit overwhelming? We'd love you to share your #HappyPlace with us. #MentalHealthAwareness #Wellbeing

This month, we'd like you to share your #HappyPlace - the things you do to make you feel better. #MentalHealth #Wellbeing

Find out how ICAZ is making education more accessible by downloading the Vimbizio Pamphlet here: #ED&I #WorldEducationDay

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ICAZ Vimbizio Pamphlet 2022

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DOWNLOAD: The ICAZ - CASS Vimbiso Scholarship Fund has become
a bridge to a brighter future for some underprivileged, aspiring
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Vimbiso Newsletter 2022

Rafia Saleem works for the World Bank Group in Pakistan. Prior to WBG, she was associated with one of the leading microfinance banks in the country...

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