plays a critical role in driving forward race equality according to a survey by
Business in the Community.
three per cent of respondents taking part in the survey said they have someone
on their board of directors who champions the cause.
structures such as diversity steering groups had been put in place by 81 per
37 per cent admitted that race is not a part of the key performance indicators
for senior managers.
Leighton, chairman of Race for Opportunity said, “Much remains to be done, of
course, but it is clear that, with the senior level support we have identified
within the survey, the journey towards achieving race equality and diversity
has well and truly begun.”
survey was part of Business in the Community’s Race for Opportunity campaign,
Race: Where are we now? and is
the first ever benchmark on race.
organisations, ranging from financial institutions to local councils,