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

Beyond Accounting – Sustainability and Accountants: Breaking the cycle of modern slavery

Beyond Accounting – Sustainability and Accountants: Breaking the cycle of modern slavery

Modern slavery is a significant issue worldwide and is pervasive in supply chains. In a time of pressure resulting from rising inflation, supply chain issues, and other spiraling costs, businesses are struggling to keep costs low and find the workers they need. Chartered Accountants need to be aware of this risk and know what to look out for. They also need guidance on how to act.

Zombie SPACs and Blood Baths – Why you should care?

The panel discusses recent SPAC market challenges, SEC regulatory activity related to SPACs, what changes in the deSPAC process have occurred as a result and where it believes the SPAC market is headed.

Auditing the Future

Shane Rogers, Chartered Accountant and Head of Audit with Swiss Re for the Americas leads a presentation on auditing the future and where does internal audit ‘go from here’.

Presenting with Shane is Maria Thomas – Audit Manager in the Swiss Re. Americas Audit Team. Following their presentation Shane and Maria will be joined by Erica McManaman – Chief Audit executive at Signature Bank, and James Kouame – Head of Audit for PC, XVA, Market Risk, CCR with Credit Suisse. Maria will then moderate a panel discussion on the future of audit.

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FREE WEBINAR: Difference Makers Discuss – Sustainability: Connecting the Dots. When? October 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am BST. Sign up here: https://charteredaccountantsworldwide.com/event/difference-makers-discuss-sustainability-connecting-dots/ #Communication #Sustainability #Webinar

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