A D&I Council serves as an advisory board to an organisation, and is made up of employees and/or external experts who lead, advocate for, coordinate, inform, and/or monitor the organisation's diversity and inclusion (‘D&I’) strategy.
Language is a powerful tool for building inclusion and exclusion at work. It can be used to create a sense of being valued, respected and one of the team or of being under-valued, disrespected, and an ‘outsider’. Inclusive language enables a diversity of people (e.g. different ages, cultures, genders) to feel valued and respected and able to contribute their talents to drive organisational performance.
DCA has developed a #WordsAtWork campaign and set of tools for workplaces to show how inclusive language can improve workplace culture and drive productivity.