Forerunner Technologies’ 2017 Workplace Diversity Plan recognizes that all people have different qualities, skills, qualifications, experiences, and attitudes of work and that valuing and making the most of these differences can improve the workplace for individuals and enhance the overall performance of the company.
While there is a legislative requirement to ensure that the principles of equity and diversity are maintained, Forerunner Technologies fully supports the initiatives of a Workplace Diversity Plan. All members and staff contribute to the success of the plan by being familiar with its objectives and promoting its principles.
The principles of Forerunner Technologies Workplace Diversity Plan are to:
Forerunner’s Technologies Workplace Diversity Plan relates to gender, age, language, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation, and religious belief.
Diversity also refers to the numerous ways we are different in other respects such as educational level, job function, socio-economic background, personality profile, geographic location, marital status, and whether or not one has family or other career responsibilities.
Diversity is the quality of being different and unique. Forerunner Technologies values diversity by recognizing and respecting each individual’s unique attributes. We will manage diversity by creating and sustaining an environment where everyone can achieve his or her potential.
The key objectives of Forerunner Technologies Workplace Diversity Plan are to:
Forerunner Technologies will respect and make best use of the diverse talents of individuals and work towards building good working relationships. It will ensure that action is taken to eliminate discrimination and employment related disadvantages.
Forerunner Technologies will ensure that its workplaces will be free from unlawful discrimination and harassment in any form. It will maintain appropriate standards of ethical behavior, conduct, and performance.
By valuing workplace diversity, individuals and teams benefit from:
To increase the effectiveness of Forerunner Technologies Workplace Diversity Plan with their customers and suppliers, Forerunner Technologies will communicate and commit in a constructive manner that promotes workplace diversity. This workplace diversity shows that Forerunner Technologies realizes the full potential of their employees, providing solutions and enabling their customers and suppliers to take advantage of all that Forerunner Technologies has to offer.