Yorkshire Building Society commits to government's women in finance charter
12 July 2018
Yorkshire Building Society Group has confirmed its commitment to diversity in financial services by signing the Government’s Women in Finance Charter.
The charter represents a pledge between financial services sector organisations and the Government to work together to achieve greater diversity and a better balance of genders within the industry.
It forms part of Yorkshire Building Society Group’s wider commitment and award-winning work to embed inclusivity and diversity throughout the organisation, and supports HM Treasury in its drive to promote a balance of views, background and experience within financial services.
Joining the charter commits the Group to introducing measures to ensure senior colleagues are all involved in working to make the Group an even more welcoming, diverse and inclusive place to work.
The Women in Finance Charter builds on the work the Group has already completed to achieve a more inclusive working environment.
The Group’s diversity programme includes:
Mike Regnier, Yorkshire Building Society’s Chief Executive, said:
I am proud that Yorkshire Building Society is working towards improving the diversity of the financial services industry.
We have put in place measures to promote real inclusion across our business, and ensure we have a healthy mix of views, experience and background to take the best decisions for our members.
By signing the charter, we are confirming our commitment to creating a more diverse financial services sector.
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