We know that embracing diversity in society matters. But it’s increasingly clear to us that it makes sense for business too. Several pieces of research support our belief.
A recent study revealed that companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity are 35% more likely to have greater financial returns than the industry average.
The marketing industry is in a critical period of transformation; our ability to evolve depends on our collective commitment to celebrate individual differences. Research shows that despite our best intentions, individuals inadvertently allow their unconscious biases - or thoughts - to influence their actions and behaviours in ways that can stifle diversity. To create a truly inclusive and diverse workplace, we must be brave enough to acknowledge our biases and their impact.
At WAVEMAKER, we welcome differences in our culture, and embrace opportunities to thrive as individuals and collectively. We are devoted to developing and maintaining our multi-cultural hub where employees are valued and respected. We understand that diversity is critical in order for individuals to reach their potential, and for maximising their contribution to our business.
WAVEMAKER is part of WPP, the world’s largest communications services group. WPP introduced a non-discrimination policy in 1992. This commits WPP companies to select, develop and promote people based on merit and regardless of race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability.