Inclusion Commitment Best Practice Sessions - Energy & Utility Skills

Inclusion Commitment Best Practice Sessions

The Sector’s Inclusion Commitment launches a new webinar series as part of its commitment to collaboration and the sharing of best practice to address the sector diversity and inclusion challenges.

Inclusion Commitment Best Practice Sessions

This webinar series aims to progress the priorities of the Workforce Renewal and Skills Strategy, offer practical advice and sharing best practice with employers on several themes from Black Lives Matter and Race Conversations at Work, to developing an Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy.

The webinars are open to Diversity & Inclusion Leads/Allies, HR/Recruitment Professionals and wider sector colleagues looking for practical ways to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce within their organisation.

At present the sector is not representative of the communities it serves;

  • Energy & Utilities workforce diversity and inclusion levels for the sector continue to be below the UK averages for gender, BAME and disability
  • Levels of women leaving engineering is 57% by the age of 45, estimated to be higher in the Energy & Utilities sector
  • 277,000 new vacancies will need to be filled over the next 10 years

Energy & Utilities Inclusion Commitment and Skills Renewal Strategy 2020-25 priorities:

  • Inclusive approach to employing, developing and progressing diverse talent
  • Widening the talent pool to ensure that sector employers can reach a diverse range of people for different types of roles
  • Ensuring our sector is fulfilling its social mission in unifying communities and bringing together people of different backgrounds, ages, gender and ethnicities etc.
  • Creating inclusive cultures
  • Measure and be transparent about progress as individual organisations and as a sector
  • Demonstrable links to Apprenticeship Pledge

Webinar Series

To download an overview the Programme of Supporting Activities please click here.

Listen Again

All our webinars are recorded and can be accessed after the session. Click on the relevant link below to hear the session.

Find Out More

For more information on the Inclusion Commitment visit the webpage or email