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LGBT+ Champion

An award given to the individual within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion LGBT+ [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender +] issues and awareness within their organisation. 

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an individual that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have embraced the principles of LGBT+ inclusion within their organisation.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Nominee name
  • 100 word declaration "why they deserve to win..."
  • Objective of the LGBT+ initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)
     

Mental Health Champion

An award given to the individual within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion mental health issues and awareness within their organisation. 

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an individual that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have embraced the principles of mental health awareness within their organisation.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Nominee name
  • 100 word declaration "why they deserve to win..."
  • Objective of the mental health initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)
     

Disability Champion

An award given to the individual within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion disability issues and awareness within their organisation. 

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an individual that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have embraced the principles of disability inclusion within their organisation.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Nominee Name
  • 100 word declaration "why they deserve to win..."
  • Objective of the disability initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the strategy (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)
     

Gender Equality Champion

An award given to the individual within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion gender equality issues and awareness within their organisation. 

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an individual that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have embraced the principles of gender equality within their organisation.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals


Questions include: 

  • Nominee name
  • 100 word declaration "why they deserve to win..."
  • Objective of the gender equality initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

Race Equality Champion

An award given to the individual within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion BAME [black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic] issues and awareness within their organisation. 

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an individual that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have embraced the principles of race equality within their organisation.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Nominee name
  • 100 word declaration "why they deserve to win..."
  • Objective of the race equality initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

Intersectionality Champion

An award given to the individual within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion awareness about the interconnected nature of social categorizations - such as race, class, and gender - within their organisation. 

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an individual that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have embraced the principles of intersectionality within their organisation.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Nominee name
  • 100 word declaration "why we deserve to win..."
  • Objective of the intersectionality initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)
     

Diversity and Inclusion Staff Empowerment Award

An award given to an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to empower its staff to tackle diversity and inclusion in an holistic manner across an organisation.

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an organisation that:

  • Can demonstrate how they have empowered staff to improve D&I awareness at all levels of a business.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Name of company being entered for the award
  • Up to 100 word "why we deserve to win..." declaration
  • The objective of your staff empowerment (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

The Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Award

An award given to a single initiative [including events] within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to raise a diversity and inclusion issue/ or issue within an organization.

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an organisation that:

  • Can demonstrate how a single initiative has helped improve D&I awareness at all levels of a business.
  • The initiative could be a national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Name of company being entered for the award
  • Up to 100 word "why we deserve to win..." declaration
  • The objective of the initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

The Diversity and Inclusion Collaboration Award

An award given to a partnership between an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] and a non-insurance organization [Charity, Education institution, Sports Club etc …] that has done the most to raise a diversity and inclusion issue/ or issues both internally and externally.

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an organisation that:

  • Can demonstrate how they co-operated with an external organisation/s to improve D&I awareness at all levels of a business.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Name of company being entered for the award
  • Up to 100 word "why we deserve to win..." declaration
  • The objective of your collaboration (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

The Progressive Recruitment Award

An award given to an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to attract a more diverse work force - either holistically or in a single department - by positively targeting unrepresented segments within their organisation.

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an organisation that:

  • Can demonstrate how they improved diversity at all levels of a business through progressive recruitment.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Name of company being entered for the award
  • Up to 100 word "why we deserve to win..." declaration
  • The objective of your recruitment initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

The Flexible Employer Award

An award given to an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that can demonstrate with a case study/case studies how it has introduced working practices to better the working life/lives of an employee/ group of employees. This could include single parents and elder workers as two examples.

Open to all. The judges will be looking for an organisation that:

  • Can demonstrate how they improved diversity at all levels of a business through becoming a more flexible employer.
  • The initiative could be an international [that involves the UK], national or local project and should demonstrate a coherent and integrated approach.
  • Evidence of the delivery of policies in action
  • A clear statement of how any initiative is aligned with the company or organisations strategic and business goals

Questions include: 

  • Name of company being entered for the award
  • Up to 100 word "why we deserve to win..." declaration
  • The objective of your flexible working initiative (max 200 words) 
  • How the goals were met (max 200 words) 
  • The results/outcomes of the initiative (max 200 words)
  • Testimonials (max 200 words)

The Overall D&I Champion Award

An award given to a person within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] who has won one of the previous highlighted individual categories.

This award will be decided by the judging panel. 

The D&I Leader Award

An award given to a board level/senior executive within an insurance company [Insurer, broker, MGA, insurtech etc ..] or supplier to the insurance sector [Legal firm, loss adjuster, technology vendor …] that has done the most to champion D&I issues and awareness within their organisation. 

This award will be decided by the judging panel. Suggestions are welcome with a 250 brief outline about why a nominee should be considered for this overall award.