Our Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie with Andrew Hampton of the State Services Commission at our Diversity and Inclusion Presentation in Wellington.
2014 is flying by and as we approach the end of another year, the EEO Trust is proud to report on our achievements and activities over the past 12 months through our annual report now available for PDF download here.
If you would like to hear our annual report brought to life and also take the opportunity to listen to some inspiring stories with guest speakers from this year's Diversity Awards winners, please come and join us at our AGM in Wellington on Thursday 27th November. For more information and to register click here.
The Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Trust is a national body mandated by government to provide support to employers around the issue of equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace.
The EEO Trust assists employers in introducing and managing proven EEO thinking and practices, encourages diversity by promoting the recruitment and development of people on the basis of merit and generates awareness of the business benefits and rewards of an inclusive workplace.
Based in Auckland, the EEO Trust works with employers around New Zealand providing the latest resources, ideas and information to support workplaces to achieve success through effectively managing diversity. The EEO Trust is resourced by fees from member organisations and Government contributions. It is governed by a Board of Trustees.
Date: Thursday 27th November
Time: 1pm - 2.30pm
Venue: Intercontinential Wellington, 2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011
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The EEO Trust would like to invite you to join us for our Annual Group Meeting which will also showcase diversity leaders who are walking the talk for workplace diversity.
Ranjna Patel, Founder & Director of the Nirvana Health Care Group took away the "Walk the Talk" Award at the 17th annual EEO Trust Diversity Awards NZ 2014 and her company East Tamaki Health Care, where she provides leadership for more than 500 medical professionals and support staff, won the Positive Inclusion Award.
Ida Dowling, Lead Transport Engineer for Jacobs Ltd. will join us to talk about the importance of empowering women in the workplace and comes with a good pedigree after her organisation won the Empowerment Award and were the overall Supreme Award winners at this year's gala dinner celebration.
At the AGM the EEO Trust’s chairman, Michael Barnett, will run through the Trust’s activities and touch on exciting plans for 2015. So come along to hear more about the positive benefits of diversity in the workplace and how the EEO Trust can help you on your journey.
We also invite you to join us for refreshments after the meeting.
Our fantastic new diversity library, is located on Level 1, 100 Mayoral Drive, Auckland, and we look forward to welcoming any EEO Trust members who feel like dropping in to discuss workplace diversity initiatives. If you are an EEO Trust member and do not yet have a library membership, email firstname.lastname@example.org to recieve the benefits of membership to New Zealand's largest diversity library.