How Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Benefit Business - When businesses embark on this journey, they may find it hard to quantify the benefits of diversity and inclusion in their own business. There is a wealth of evidence to draw on when developing a business case.
CIHT has taken the lead in showing how Equality, Diversity & Inclusion can and why it should be addressed in the highways & transportation sector. Information below details toolkits, case studies and initiatives to support this agenda.
CIHT has launched a comprehensive Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Strategy that is aiming to 'Shift the dial' and bring about change. You can find out more about this strategy here.
CIHT’s was launched in 2015 and was the first toolkit designed specifically for and with the highways and transportation sector. The toolkit featured as a recommendation in the Department for Transport’s recently published .
The toolkit is just the first step towards embedding an equality, diversity and inclusion culture in highways and transportation to enable the sector to reap the proven business benefits of workplace diversity.
CIHT is working with our Corporate Partners to continue to make, and strengthen, the case for equality, diversity and inclusion and to sign CIHT’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter.
For more information about the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter or the Routes to Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit please contact us on: Emma.Carruthers@ciht.org.uk
CIHT have published its Equality, Diversity and Inclusion statement designed to highlight the Institution's vision, mission, values and position on Diversity and Inclusion.
To be the leading professional highways and transportation body, promoting safe, accessible, inclusive, economically and environmentally sustainable transport infrastructure
To advance, for public benefit, the science and art associated with highways and transportation infrastructure and services and to promote associated education, training, research and development be committed to excellence
Our position on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
CIHT members, Trustees and staff have a responsibility to create an environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.
CIHT is an organisation that:
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