Investors in Diversity

Investors in Diversity Ireland (IiD) is Ireland’s first all encompassing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion mark.

The Irish Centre for Diversity, supported by Ibec and the DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion are delighted to introduce the first all encompassing Diversity and Inclusion mark for Irish businesses.

Recognising and effectively managing people’s different skills; abilities, experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, needs, issues, barriers, family and personal circumstances is critical in getting the best out of people.

Investors in Diversity offers a clear and structured framework to transform diversity practices and culture. Using cutting-edge tools and services that measure and inform your organisation on workplace Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE).

We recognise that every organisation is different and has a different starting point. Whether you have 1 employee or 20,000, whether you are in the private, public or voluntary sector; if you are just starting your journey towards EDI or are already well established, our Investors in Diversity framework will recognise your efforts and support you on your journey of continuous improvement, through one of our three levels.


Investors in Diversity Bronze is all about helping you build a strong foundation that you can use as a platform, to embed EDI into wider organisational systems.

Investors in Diversity Bronze is designed to help get your organisation ready for your unique journey to becoming a diverse and inclusive organisation.


Building on the requirements, of Bronze, Investors in Diversity Silver will measure the sense of fairness and belonging from your employees’ perspective.

Investors in Diversity Silver is designed to liberate the voice of your people and allow you to benchmark against other organisations whilst providing an overview of your key strengths and areas for development.


Investors in Diversity Gold is all about demonstrating the ” lived experience” of embedding Diversity and Inclusion across your organisation.

To achieve Investors in Diversity Gold, your organisation will be required to undertake an in-depth self-assessment of your practices across our 5 principle pillars

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