Diversity and Inclusion Workplace Charter Established
Hong Kong organisations pledged to establish a diverse and inclusive workplace at a charter signing yesterday.
The Racial Diversity and Inclusion Charter for Employers was launched by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) to provide guidance for building diverse and inclusive workplace cultures.
The charter comprised a list of nine guidelines covering policy, culture and work environment, and was signed by Arup, AXA, CLP Holdings Limited, Community Business, Fairwood Holdings Limited, Hiu Kwong Group, Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong, HSBC, Jardine Aviation Services Group, Manulife (International) Limited and Shun Tak Holdings Limited.
About the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is responsible for implementing the four anti-discrimination ordinances in Hong Kong, namely the Sex Discrimination Ordinance, Disability Discrimination Ordinance, Family Status Discrimination Ordinance and Race Discrimination Ordinance. The Commission is also tasked with promoting equal opportunities for all regardless of gender, disability, race or family status in various aspects of public life, including employment, education, housing, services, etc.
How to Get Involved
By adopting the Charter, your organisation is expressing its commitment to improving the D&I profile of your workplace. Fill in the Declaration of Interest form here to get started.
Find out more about the Racial Diversity & Inclusion Charter for Employers here.