CRUK launches its first EDI strategy Tagged with: diversity equality strategy AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The EDI strategy is also underpinned by a number of principles:To become an anti-racist charity and challenge racism and discrimination in the scope of its workWork collaboratively across the charity and with other likeminded organisations to achieve its vision and to leverage more impactBecome an accessible charity that treats people with dignity and respect in every interactionUse its influence to promote equality and inclusion internally and in its work with othersContinue to improve, adopt best practices and learn from othersCollect data where the charity does not have it, to deepen its understanding of its audiences and better inform its workMichelle Mitchell, Cancer Research UK Chief Executive, said: “We’re a large organisation, employing thousands of people and supported by many thousands more volunteers. We believe we have a clear responsibility to address inequalities and to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in all of these areas.“I’m thrilled that we’re taking this step forward as a charity. We have made significant progress over recent years, but we have much further to go. We are publishing this strategy in the spirit of transparency, so we’ll publish our progress each year and we’ll be open about where we can improve.” Cancer Research UK, has launched its first charity-wide Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy.The strategy outlines the charity’s commitments and sets out the immediate actions it will take in its drive to improve, and accelerate progress and change. Touching on all aspects of the charity’s work, it aims to: Advertisement Reduce cancer inequalities through its work and in partnership with othersDevelop a more diverse and inclusive research community through the research it fundsBuild an inclusive and diverse culture for all its people so they can succeed and feel like they belongAchieve diversity across its governance, advisory and leadership structures making sure decisions are made in an inclusive way Engage with people in ways that are inclusive, relevant and accessible 263 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Melanie May | 1 February 2021 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.