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REB 10 CEO Commitments on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

By tackling leadership commitment from the top down and harnessing the support of senior leaders, middle managers and D&I advocates throughout your organisation, the REB 10 CEO Commitments for Diversity can enable organisations to make change happen. 

They were launched in 2017 and most recently updated in 2023

10 CEO Commitments on EDI

1. Lead change and empower people in your organisation to visibly demonstrate that equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are core to your culture.

2. Gather, analyse and act upon your diversity data and regularly report progress, where possible, and contribute to the establishment of an industry benchmark by taking part in our Industry EDI Survey.

3. Ensure a culture of understanding and respect where everyone feels safe to challenge bias, discrimination and inappropriate attitudes and behaviours whenever they witness them without fear of reprisal.

4. Implement inclusive recruitment practices to improve the diversity of your workforce.

5. Promote equitable pay and opportunities for professional development.

6. Only speak on panels and at events where organisers promote a diversity of voices.

7. Commit to diversity and representation in your leadership team and senior managers.

8. Encourage EDI throughout your organisation’s business relationships.

9. Establish channels for senior leaders to personally engage with and listen to the wider workforce to share different perspectives.

10. Promote EDI in any groups or communities you or your organisation are members of.

REB 10 CEO Commitments on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion