Resources

Helpful documents and links to help you promote Diversity & Inclusion.

Resources for
Information and Guidance

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D&I In-House Step#2: Be an accountable inclusive leader December 2020

In the Framework Materials our In-House Sub Group identified 10 Practical Steps to achieve In-House D&I.  This material expands on Practical Step 2: Hold your leadership accountable for implementing D&I vision and strategy and combines a review of external materials along with insights based on their own experience and knowledge.

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D&I In-House Step #10: Make D&I a sustainable force in your organisation December 2020

In the Framework Materials our In-House Sub Group identified 10 Practical Steps to achieve D&I. This material expands on Practical Step 10: Make D&I a sustainable force in your organisation and includes guidance on how to make your D&I efforts more sustainable and have a long-term impact on the culture of your organisation.

 

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D&I In-House Step #7: Training Resources November 2020

In the  Framework Materials our In-House Sub Group identified 10 Practical Steps for In House D&I. This document expands on  Practical Step #7:  Invest in learning.  Our In House Sub Group has reviewed a number of available D&I trainings which may support you in implementing this step.

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Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion: external resources October 2020

A selection of external sources highlighting the business case for Diversity & Inclusion  to accompany the “Business case for D&I in law firms and in-house legal teams” in the Framework Materials 

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Updated KPIs and Metrics September 2020

The proposed KPIs and Metrics included in the Framework Materials have been updated, and include new guidance, following feedback from in-house signatories and law firms.

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Framework Materials April 2020

An initial selection of papers created by the GCD&I teams with the intent of offering guidance and support including: What we mean by D&I; Proposed Metrics and KPIs; Practical Steps for Engaging Law Firms; Practical Steps for D&I within In-House Teams; and Guiding Principles for Engagement Agreements.

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GCD&I Roundtable Note of Key Themes

Briefing for attendees of the key themes emerging from our discussion at the “Accelerating Change” Event held on 24 February, 2020.

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GCD&I In House Survey Results

Results of a survey of signatory legal teams, assessing the current state of D&I at signatories against global benchmarks and highlighting strengths to build upon and areas for development for improving D&I.

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GCD&I Report from Acritas Pilot research

Results of a survey of D&I experts in major legal firms, to understand their perspective on how clients can support firms’ own D&I efforts, and gather thoughts on which initiatives are most effective and which more challenging to use as a measure of progress.

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Resources for
D&I in practice

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Thomson Reuters interview

Thomson Reuters interview Ritva Sotamaa, Richard Price and Rosemary Martin.

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BHP: Lifting inclusion and diversity across the legal industry

A video from BHP.

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Rosemary Martin

Founding member Rosemary Martin gives her reflections on the importance of increasing meaningful diversity and inclusion in the legal industry.

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Useful Links

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D&I In-House Step #7: Training Resources November 2020

In the  Framework Materials our In-House Sub Group identified 10 Practical Steps for In House D&I. This document expands on  Practical Step #7:  Invest in learning.  Our In House Sub Group has reviewed a number of available D&I trainings which may support you in implementing this step.

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Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion: external resources October 2020

A selection of external sources highlighting the business case for Diversity & Inclusion  to accompany the “Business case for D&I in law firms and in-house legal teams” in the Framework Materials 

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The Law Society Diversity and Inclusion Resources

The Law Society of England and Wales offers guidance and support for the profession in relation to
all aspects of diversity and inclusion. This landing page offers links to the Society’s Diversity and
Inclusion Charter & Procurement Protocol, case studies and also the various divisional groups open
to lawyers.

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Symmetra

Symmetra is a global Diversity and Inclusion Consultancy which partnered with the GCD&I Initiative
on our survey into In House Legal Teams.

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ACC

The Association of Corporate Counsel is a global legal association that promotes the common
professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations, and
other organisations through information, education, networking, and advocacy.

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Acritas

Acritas, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research organisation with particular insight into diversity in
the legal profession and partnered with the GCD&I Initiative on our survey into best practices in
engaging law firms.

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Thomson Reuters TWLL Initiative

The Transforming Women’s Leadership in Law is Thomson Reuters programme to address the issues
that impede women as they progress in their legal careers.

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Mindful Business Charter

The Mindful Business Charter is a collaboration between leading banks and law firms committed to
driving change in how their organisations work. They offer events and resources to help identify and
implement ways to support mental wellbeing and inclusive, effective ways of working.

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