CEO DIVERSITY CHAMPION AWARD
The CEO Diversity Champion Award recognises CEOs who empower employees and role model excellence in workforce diversity.
Eligibility: CEO, Managing Director, Executive Director or equivalent who hold the most senior role in their organisation.
|CRITERION||DEFINED AS||SUGGESTED EVIDENCE|
|Achievement||The applicant has been recognised for championing the cause and drives diversity policies, programs and initiatives within the organisation.||Tertiary awards, reward and recognition programs, academic transcripts, emails of acknowledgement|
|Leadership||The applicant empowers all employees and role models excellence in personal and organisational leadership of diversity best practice.||Management/supervision roles, community roles, committee chair etc.|
|Networks||The applicant demonstrates their ability to build valuable networks both within their organisation and outside to other communities and people.||Membership/contribution to business/community groups, voluntary roles undertaken, evidence of informal/formal networks/groups formed/attended in or outside of the organisation.|
The applicant has made a measurable impact on maximising good diversity practices and minimising poor diversity practices and communicates and acts on outcomes.
|Participation on project teams/ working parties/ steering groups/ focus groups/ committees/ boards, presentations at conferences/ events/ education|
|Culture||The applicant is committed to a cultural change approach to diversity where principles are embedded in the DNA of the organisation.||Examples of how the applicant can embrace and drive change|
|Credible Activism||The applicant demonstrates personal credibility but also a point of view about the business.||References from colleagues, participation on taskforce, contribution to business-wide/ cross-functional teams, demonstration of ethical behaviour, recognition as role model in the organisation.|
|Relationships||The applicant demonstrates they have built deeply trusting and cooperative relationships with others.||Reference statements, 360 survey responses etc.|
|Employee Consultation||The applicant involves employees at all levels in seeking solutions in response to the need for change.|
Evidence of employees engaged in discussion of issue/solutions i.e. minutes of restructuring committee, invitation to contribute.
Details of consultation process including who across the organisation has been involved i.e. representation on organisation chart, committee structures.