How To Check The Diversity Statement On Your Website

We’re going to play a game and I’m going to give you a framework to sense check the Diversity Statement on your website

Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about how you can make sense of the Diversity statement on your company website

In today’s show we discuss several things including:

  • A useful framework used on the Top 241 European companies
  • The versatility of this approach
  • A practical check that you can use right now and much more

Here’s some of what we discuss on the show:

There are 5 Discursive Practices you can use to sense check your website

So that’s 5 things: Problematisation, Rationalisation, Fixation, Reframing, Naturalisation. I wanted to keep it light”

 I only expect you to see 4 of the Practices in real life

“Would a company say that as part of their Diversity statement… I don’t think so.. the authors didn’t find any evidence of this…”

It’s likely you have a dominant practice

 “This often leads to a discussion about the benefits of Diversity. I find, this is where most organisations spend most of their time”


(Re)Presentations of Gender and Ethnicity in Diversity Statements on European Company Websites

The Performative Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

Erasing the Language of Race


The Elements of Inclusion #4