Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

Revision Date: January 1, 2023

1. Introduction

At TBS Safety, Inc. we are committed to fostering a workplace that values and celebrates diversity, promotes equity, and ensures inclusion for all employees and clients. We believe that diversity of thought and experience enriches our company, enhances our ability to provide top-tier consulting services, and creates a more inclusive, innovative, and collaborative environment.

This Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Policy outlines our commitment and approach to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization.

2. Definitions

  • Diversity: The range of visible and invisible differences among individuals, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and cultural background.
  • Equity: Ensuring fair treatment, opportunities, advancement, and access to resources for all individuals, with a particular focus on eliminating barriers that have historically disadvantaged certain groups.
  • Inclusion: Creating an environment where all individuals are valued, respected, and empowered to fully contribute their unique perspectives and talents.

3. Our Commitment

At TBS Safety, Inc. we are committed to:

  • Ensuring Diversity: We actively seek to attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce that mirrors the communities and clients we serve.
  • Promoting Equity: We strive to provide equitable opportunities, career development, and support systems for all employees, ensuring that advancement is based on skills, experience, and performance, rather than personal characteristics.
  • Fostering Inclusion: We create an inclusive and welcoming environment in which all employees and clients feel valued and respected.

4. Responsibilities

  • Leadership: The leadership team is responsible for championing the DEI initiatives, setting the tone for the organization, and providing the necessary resources to support DEI efforts.
  • Managers and Supervisors: Managers and supervisors play a critical role in implementing DEI policies within their teams, ensuring fairness, inclusivity, and equal access to opportunities.
  • All Employees: All employees are expected to embrace and promote DEI principles in their interactions with colleagues, clients, and partners.

5. Key Actions

  • Recruitment and Hiring: We will actively promote diversity in recruitment by adopting inclusive hiring practices that attract candidates from various backgrounds.
  • Professional Development: We will provide training and development opportunities to help all employees reach their full potential and ensure a level playing field for growth.
  • Equal Pay and Benefits: We are committed to ensuring that compensation and benefits are equitable, free from gender, racial, or any other bias.
  • Inclusive Work Environment: We will foster an inclusive work environment by promoting open communication, mentoring programs, and affinity groups that support underrepresented communities.
  • Client Inclusion: We will work with clients who share our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage them to embrace these principles in their business practices.

6. Reporting and Accountability

We will regularly review and assess the effectiveness of our DEI policies. This will include tracking progress, identifying areas for improvement, and holding individuals and teams accountable for their DEI efforts.

7. Complaints and Concerns

TBS Safety, Inc. will have a clear procedure for reporting discrimination, harassment, or concerns related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to addressing these concerns promptly, fairly, and confidentially.

8. Conclusion

We recognize that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is an ongoing journey. This policy serves as a foundation upon which we will build, adapt, and evolve our practices. At TBS Safety, Inc. we are dedicated to creating a workplace and service environment that reflects the diversity of our global society, ensuring that everyone feels valued, empowered, and respected.

By implementing this DEI policy, we aim to be a leader in the consulting industry in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, ultimately benefiting our employees, clients, and society as a whole