Social Mission

We are influencing social change to achieve a fairer and safer society

Social Objects

  • To promote equality, diversity and inclusion through the elimination of discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the grounds of: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation*; and;
  • To promote social engagement with equalities communities, groups and individuals. In particular, but not limited to: Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning (LGBTQ+); Disabled and Learning Disabled; Older and Younger people.
  • To develop and deliver specialist services to equalities communities, groups and individuals;
  • To provide consultation and engagement with equalities communities, groups and individuals;
  • To provide individuals, communities and groups with education, support and training to advance engagement with wider society and institutions;
  • To provide education; including training, consultancy, research, policy and service development, to help corporate, public and social purpose organisations to advance capacity to engage with and fully include socially disadvantaged and marginalised groups, communities and individuals.

*Including any other protected characteristics and groups covered by the Equality Act 2010, the Public Sector Equality Duty 2011 and the Human Rights Act 1998

How We Work

  • We work across all sectors including: corporate, public and social purpose
  • We support our client, and our partner organisations, to meet the Equality Act (2010), the Public Sector Equality Duty (2011) and the NHS Equality Delivery System
  • We provide equality, diversity, inclusion and accessibility audits
  • We deliver education, awareness and training
  • We provide consultancy and research
  • We provide policy and procedural development
  • We provide service development and design
  • We carry out consultation and engagement with communities, especially equalities communities
  • We develop new media, including powerful short films addressing equality, diversity and inclusion

Social Enterprise

  • Any surplus or profit made is reinvested in the social objects of the association
  • Our business has a clear environmental mission set out in our governing documents
  • We are independent of state
  • We are controlled in the interests of our ‘social mission’
  • We are a member of Social Enterprise UK

Community Interest Company

A Community Interest Company (CIC) is a type of company introduced by the Government under the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004, designed for social enterprises that want to use their profits and assets for public good. You can read more about CIC’s by clicking here

Policies

CODE OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Equalities Policy

Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults at Risk Policy

Health and Safety Policy

Confidentiality Policy

Privacy Policy

About Us (PDF)

You can download a PDF about the Diversity Trust to print and share here FlyerJune2019-3HR

The Diversity Trust is a Community Interest Company (CIC). Registered in England & Wales. Company Registration Number: 8141031

PO Box 5189, Somerset BA6 0BN

We are proud to be supported by the Community Fund.