Submitted by Acre
TORONTO, Ontario, Feb 9, 2021 /CSRwire/ -- Today, Diversity in Sustainability, a non-profit network focused on increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of sustainability, launched its inaugural State of Diversity and Inclusion in Sustainability Survey. The survey is designed to develop a baseline understanding of today’s state of diversity, equity and inclusion in sustainability professions across multiple industries.
While the field of sustainability focuses on creating a better future for our planet and society, initial research shows a lack of diversity amongst practitioners. Heather Mak, co-founder, Diversity in Sustainability says, “We recognize the necessity of continuing the momentum of decades of activism and collective action on issues of civil rights, social and environmental justice, and we are committed to creating tangible change in the field of sustainability to ensure future solutions are equitable and inclusive.” The survey will be the first look into identifying areas of improvement across the sector for diversity, equity and inclusion.
The survey is open now until March 23, 2021, and all sustainability practitioners regardless of industry are encouraged to participate. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and participants will be asked to provide their perspective on:
The survey is 100 percent confidential. No participant names or contact details will be published or made available to any third parties at any time.
To complete the survey, please go to www.diversityinsustainability.com.
Findings will be published and shared with the industry in late summer 2021 and will help inform Diversity in Sustainability’s future planning and efforts.
Heather Mak, co-founder, Diversity in Sustainability: “We want to thank our Founding Partner, Acre, and our many distribution partners in their efforts to help us circulate this survey throughout the large and varied sector of sustainability.”
In completing the survey, participants will:
For any questions regarding the survey, please contact Diversity in Sustainability at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sustainability professions are broadly defined as:
Sustainability & EHS Recruitment and Talent Development
Acre connects forward thinking organisations with purpose driven professionals. We work with functions which focus on resolving systemic challenges that impact society and the environment at a global level. These functions include; Sustainability and CSR, Corporate Affairs, ESG and Sustainable Finance, EHS as well as Energy and Clean Technology.
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