The Diversity Charter is a written commitment that can be signed by any company, regardless of its size, that wishes to ban discrimination in the workplace and makes a decision to work towards creating diversity. It expresses a company’s willingness to improve the degree to which their workforce reflects the diversity of French society.
The Diversity Charter’s six articles guide companies through the process of instituting new practices by involving all of their employees and partners in these actions. It prompts them to implement a human resources policy focused on the recognition and validation of the personal skills of individuals. Companies thereby favour cohesion and social equality while improving how it is executed.
The Diversity Charter’s Secretariat General focuses on raising awareness of the charter among SMEs and micro-enterprises. In fact, they account for nearly 70% of jobs in France and know little about the subject.