Applied Systems awarded Bronze Diversity Mark for commitment to gender diversity

  • Insurance software provider, Applied Systems Europe has been awarded the Bronze Diversity Mark, a ‘Mark of Progress’ that publicly declares Applied is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace to benefit all employees.

    The Bronze award is the first stage of the accreditation process and recognises commitment to gender diversity.

    It is awarded to companies following an independent assessment process, which ensures they have reached the required standard of commitment to advancing Diversity and Inclusion.

    “We are honored to be recognised by Diversity Mark with the first accreditation for Gender Diversity,” said Andy Fairchild, chief executive officer, Applied Systems Europe. “This award demonstrates Applied’s ongoing commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where people feel they belong, and everyone can bring their authentic selves to work every day.”

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    Companies receiving the Silver Mark must maintain the Bronze accreditation for at least two years and also go beyond Gender with two new areas of wider diversity chosen from LGBTQ, Disabilities, Race & Ethnicity, Age Diversity, and Social Mobility.

    The Gold Diversity Mark goes to companies that maintain the Silver Mark for at least one year, demonstrate progress on Gender, and show commitment to all seven targets of diversity.

    Applied Systems isa global provider of cloud-based software and insurance automation, and is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

    In 2018, the company set up a base in Belfast with the promise of creating 50 jobs by 2021.

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