On 26 September 2014, the National Diversity Awards 2014 will be awarded to positive role models, entrepreneurs, community organisations and charities for their outstanding devotion to enhance equality, diversity and inclusion. PwC has been nominated for the Diverse Companies Award. In addition, the consulting firm acts as sponsor of the Entrepreneur of Excellence Award.
National Diversity Awards 2014
The National Diversity Awards is an award ceremony during which positive role models, entrepreneurs, community organisations and charities are honoured for their outstanding devotion and achievements to enhance equality, diversity and inclusion. It is the largest diversity awards in the UK and it gives people a platform to spread a positive message. The Awards was founded by its current CEO Paul Sesay, and first launched in 2012. The nominations run between January and July every year, and this year’s winners will be announced on September 26th, 2014, at the Hurlingham Club in London.
The National Diversity Awards 2014 are divided among 5 categories: Positive Role Models, Community Organisations, Entrepreneurs of Excellence, Diverse Companies and the Lifetime Achiever Award, and awarded across five different strands: Age, Disability, Gender, LGBT, and Race, Faith and Religion.
Diverse Companies Award
Consulting firm PwC has been nominated for the Diverse Companies Award. This award is given to the company that employs a diverse workforce and aims at reassuring and encouraging people from the most deprived areas to further their careers. In addition to PwC, seven other companies have been put on the shortlist for this award, an overview:
PwC is not only nominated for an award this year, the consulting firm is also contributing as the sponsor of the Entrepreneur of Excellence Award, an award that is given to individuals that have demonstrated excellent entrepreneurial skills.