This long standing network brings together senior D&I practitioners addressing all dimensions of diversity and inclusion in the UK set within the context of Europe.
The one-day meetings provide members with insights on the latest trends and developments in D&I, practical discussions and opportunities for confidential discussion and collective problem solving following a roundtable format with ample sharing of information, experiences and best practices. The network and meetings are led by a D&I subject matter expert and bring in other Mercer subject matter experts, and outside specialists to address key issues related to diversity and inclusion in the UK.
The network meetings have a strict policy of confidentiality, allowing members the opportunity to share and learn in a trusted environment.
The network meets three times a year in London. Agendas comprise interactive discussions and break out sessions, and address key issues related to diversity and inclusion in the UK set within the European context.
Who Should Participate
The primary member is the senior D&I/Talent or HR leader.
AIG, BBC, Bloomberg, BNY Mellon, BP, British Airways, British Council, BT Group, Coca Cola, EON, Fujitsu, GlaxoSmithKline, Kone, Lloyd's Register, Lloyds Banking Group, Lockheed Martin, Marks & Spencer, Mercer, Merck, MUFG, Nationwide, Network Rail, News UK, Northern Trust, Royal London, Sodexo, Tesco, Travelers, United Health Group, Virgin Media, Zurich
Upon joining the Network, members will pay an annual fee to participate (January 1 – December 31, 2018).
Membership fees include:
Three one day in-person interactive meetings
Mercer’s D&I information service summarising key news and latest research on diversity and inclusion, and talent management
Between-meeting rapid benchmarking pulse surveys
Regular informal lunches
Access to networks webinars and Mercer webinars
Special discounts on an electronic multicultural calendar and Mercer’s D&I Strategy Foundations Seminars
Mercer D&I Lead: Deirdre Golden, leader UK Vanguard Network and co-lead Global Diversity Forum
Additional Mercer D&I Networks
GLOBAL DIVERSITY FORUM
Established in 2004 for senior diversity and talent managers with global responsibility for their organisations' Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategies.
LATIN AMERICA NETWORK
Will begin in January 2018 with a focus on strategies for large organizations with operations in Latin America.
STRATEGY FOUNDATIONS WORKSHOP
A dynamic one-day learning experience designed by Mercer experts to help organizations build an evidence-based, sustainable D&I strategy.
US WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITY NETWORK
Established in 1962 as a cross-industry network for leaders of diversity initiatives and HR/EEOcompliance initiatives in the US.