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June Sarpong is hosting 2022’s British Diversity Awards as nomination open

June Sarpong is hosting 2022’s British Diversity Awards as nomination open


TV presenter June Sarpong will host the 2022 British Diversity Awards. 

People and organisations with a track record of promoting equality and diversity are being urged to submit nominations ahead of this year’s inaugural ceremony.

Headline sponsored by global luxury brand Burberry, the prestigious awards ceremony will take place at London‘s Grand Connaught Rooms in March. 

The awards will celebrate the individuals and organisations working to promote diversity and will acknowledge milestones in business, media, politics and grassroots activism.

People can now nominate for a variety of categories including Campaigner of the Year, Head of Diversity of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Social Mobility Initiative of the Year at www.britishdiversityawards.com

TV presenter June Sarpong (pictured above) will host the 2022 British Diversity Awards

British Diversity Awards founder, Linda Riley, said: ‘We are incredibly excited to be announcing details of the inaugural British Diversity Awards, Headline Sponsored by Burberry and category sponsored by Locktons PLC, Boots, National Grid, Ruebik, Barrett Homes, Attest, Imperial Brands and NHS University Hospitals Birmingham.

‘These awards will shine a light on the individuals, organisations, charities and unsung heroes who help to make the world and workplaces a better place for others across all strands of diversity.

‘We believe that by continuing to celebrate Equality, Diversity and Inclusion that we can help make the UK a better place to live and work for everyone. We are now calling on the public and businesses to get involved by nominating their diversity champions today.’

Erica Bourne, Chief People Officer, Burberry said: ‘At Burberry, we are committed to championing diversity, equity and inclusion. Valuing different perspectives and experiences enables us to enhance our creativity and foster a sense of belonging, while opening new spaces for our colleagues, customers and communities. We are delighted to be sponsoring the inaugural British Diversity Awards and supporting the chosen Charity of the Year, celebrating inspirational achievements and sharing stories that will inspire many others to be active changemakers and allies.’

Chris Brown, Managing Partner, Lockton LLP, who are also supporting the British Diversity Awards, added: ‘Promoting the values of equality, diversity and inclusion has never been more important, and the British Diversity Awards shine a spotlight on the individuals and organisations that are driving progress. As a company that believes in nourishing and valuing diversity in all its forms, we are delighted to sponsor these awards honouring champions of diversity across the UK.’

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