Perpetual: is committed to fostering a workplace that values diversity, promotes equity, and embraces inclusion. This Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy outlines our commitment to creating an environment where all employees feel respected, supported, and empowered to contribute their best work.
Definition of Terms
Diversity: The recognition and appreciation of differences among individuals, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and socioeconomic status.
Equity: The fair treatment, access, and opportunities for all individuals, ensuring that everyone has the resources they need to succeed.
Inclusion: The active and intentional effort to create a culture that values and leverages diversity, fostering a sense of belonging for all.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Perpetual: is committed to:
- Building a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
- Promoting equity by providing equal opportunities for professional development, advancement, and fair compensation.
- Fostering an inclusive culture where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.
Recruitment and Hiring Practices
We will implement inclusive recruitment and hiring practices to attract and retain a diverse workforce. This includes:
- Eliminating bias from job descriptions and recruitment processes.
- Ensuring diverse candidate pools for all positions.
- Providing training for hiring managers on unconscious bias.
Employee Development and Advancement
Perpetual is committed to providing equal opportunities for professional growth and advancement for all employees. This includes:
- Offering mentorship programs to support underrepresented employees.
- Implementing training programs on diversity, equity, and inclusion for all employees.
- Regularly reviewing promotion and advancement processes to ensure fairness.
We will foster a culture of inclusion and belonging by:
- Encouraging open communication and dialogue on diversity-related topics.
- Celebrating cultural, religious, and other diversity-related events.
- Addressing incidents of discrimination or harassment promptly and transparently.
Accountability and Measurement
Perpetual: will regularly assess its progress toward diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. This includes:
- Establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success.
- Holding leadership accountable for DEI initiatives.
- Conducting regular surveys to gather feedback from employees.
External Partnerships and Community Engagement
We will actively engage with external organizations and communities to promote diversity and inclusion beyond our workplace.
Review and Revision
This policy will be reviewed periodically to ensure its effectiveness and relevance. It may be revised as needed to align with the company’s evolving goals and industry best practices.