Dive In, the Festival for Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance, has been confirmed for its fifth consecutive year. Year-on-year the festival has grown exponentially, since it began in just one city and one country (London, 2015). 2018 staged the highest number of events (100+),attendees (9,000+), and sponsors and partners (30+) showing the overwhelming appetite for practical events that enable the insurance sector to translate awareness of the business case for diversity and inclusion into action.
New research from Dive In, the global festival for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the insurance sector, reveals that the vast majority of insurance professionals believe managers have finally got the message that diversity and inclusion are good for business and are taking positive steps forward. The survey was conducted from a sub-set of more than 10,000 registered attendees in August in the run up to the festival’s 4th year which kicks off today in 27 countries on 5 continents.
Global insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm Gallagher has proudly renewed its sponsorship of the Dive In Community Cup — co-hosted by East End Phoenix Football Club — to kick off the international festival for diversity and inclusion in insurance, following the success of the 2017 event.
The fourth Dive In Festival for diversity and inclusion in insurance will reach more cities than ever in 2018, marking outstanding growth since its inception in 2015. Events this year will be spread across three days from 25th – 27th September in 26 countries, returning to locations such as London, Perth, Zurich, and Bermuda, as well as new cities including Amman, Tokyo, San Antonio, and Wellington.
New research from Dive In, the global festival for diversity and inclusion in the insurance sector, reveals almost three-quarters (71%) of insurance professionals surveyed believe that the culture in their firm needs to change. The survey of over 2,800 festival attendees, suggests that in order to attract and retain the best talent for the market, firms need to become more inclusive.
Dive In, the international diversity and inclusion festival for the insurance industry announces 2017 dates and first confirmed sponsors from among the global broking and underwriting communities: Marsh, Willis Towers Watson, XL Catlin and Aon are all continuing their year-on-year support of the festival, joined this year for the first time by Chubb and Miller.
In April 2016 Inclusion@Lloyd’s published its first research into the state of Diversity and Inclusion in the Lloyd’s market. We asked the D&I Charter signatories all about their current practice and their future plans for D&I and what help they would value.
25 February 2016, London: Inclusion@Lloyd’s, the group that governs diversity & inclusion strategy and promotes best practice for the Lloyd’s market, is pleased to announce the new global facing Dive In Festival for diversity and inclusion in insurance will run from 27th to 29th September 2016.
The first Inclusion@Lloyd’s report was released in March 2015, with original research on the state of diversity and inclusion in the Lloyd\’s market. The report looks back at 2015, to highlight events and initiatives from around the market, including a review of the inaugural Dive In festival and its legacy. The research features quantitative and qualitative analysis from anonymised interviews with HR executives from 40 organisations in the Lloyd’s market. It includes in-depth interviews on best practice around the market on driving gender diversity, establishing employee resources groups, setting up a diversity forum and establishing a D&I recruitment strategy. View …
Inclusion@Lloyd’s today launched their first report on diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the Lloyd’s market.