Tracy Garrad, CEO AXA Health and executive sponsor for diversity and inclusion
As the executive sponsor for diversity and inclusion in Axa uk and Ireland, I am passionately committed to achieving a more diverse and inclusive culture in our workplace and let me tell you why. Firstly, of course, it’s about fairness, it’s the right thing to do, but it goes way beyond that and comes down to just good business. The key to innovation and success is found in properly accessing The diversity of ideals and capabilities found within the full Bretts of society. So it stands to reason, that if our talent pool is limited, we are in fact limiting ourselves as an organisation and limiting the benefits we can bring to those we serve. It’s for this reason that addressing diversity and inclusion is one of the highest priorities for our business, and that is why you can see us stepping up our actions. As sponsor, I’ve been delighted with the level of engagement and the willingness to share our thoughts on how we’ve done in the past, and where we need to do more. As a result of all this input you will also see and hear more about how we have re-framed our D and I ambitions through the stories we share here. Being candid, it’s clear that we still have a lot more work to do, we have strengthened our leadership in the D and I space, and we have important initiatives like our inclusion allies and our ethnicity action plan to really get momentum. Now I believe Axa will become an increasingly inclusive and therefore more attractive place to work for all, with people empowered to authentically be themselves, that’s a future that I am excited about and I will put all my effort into making it a reality.
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