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At Vivaldis, inclusion and diversity are at the heart of our concerns and one of our priorities.
This is partly why we took up the challenge to work towards a Multicultural Diversity & Inclusion Assessment in the workplace.

On 28th May ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿต ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—›๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐˜† ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€ to boost multicultural diversity & inclusion in workplace in Belgium.

The event was co-organised by CSR Europe, the Prince Philippe Fund, and the King Baudouin Foundation in the framework of the project ๐—•๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ.

๐Ÿค Thirty Belgian companies and nine employer federations – VBO FEB, Agoria, Assuralia, Comeos, Denuo, Embuild – The Belgian Construction Association, essenscia, Febelfin, and Federgon – Network for work โ€“ set the way forward to overcome the barriers hindering the employment of individuals with non-EU backgrounds in the Belgian labour market.

Participants discussed the outcomes of the Multicultural Diversity and Inclusion Assessment conducted between 2020-2024 and emphasised the importance of:

โœ”๏ธ Integrating DEI as strategic priority.

โœ”๏ธProviding cultural education for HR and leadership as well as ensuring clarity and equity in HR processes and career progression.

โœ”๏ธEstablishing effective measurement practices to track DEI progress and assess the effectiveness of initiatives.

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