Social mobility: Shaping the futures of young people in retail and FMCG
Talent is equally distributed, opportunities are not. Businesses have a societal responsibility to ensure they are doing more to help underprivileged young people find employment and thrive in the workplace. The benefits are far-reaching, for individuals, colleagues, communities and business performance. We discuss strategies, business benefits, success stories, and challenges in focusing on improving socio-economic diversity in organisations.
We will explore:
- How The Social Mobility Commission has supported the Co-op's ambitions to becoming more equitable
- Colleague support and career progression; how to ensure genuine inclusion of underprivileged employees
- Measuring success