BCCI D&I Committee
Co-Chair - BCCI D&I Committee & BCCI Secretary General
Co-Chair - BCCI D&I Committee & Partner - Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci
Steering Committee Members
Marco De Angeli
Vera Cubranic Bocak
Studio Giambrone - Gay Lawyers
Winning Women Institute
Additional Group Members
Lloyd's of London
The BCCI DE&I Action Champion Network is rooted in earlier projects by The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy starting in 2016 focusing on the topic which brought together a multitude of companies, institutions, associations and individuals. Based on earlier experiences and building on the success obtained from the previous initiatives, the Chamber decided to raise the bar and pursuit the goal of making a large scale impact on DE&I with an entirely different approach and paradigm. The Action Champion Network focuses on two key elements:
• concrete actions that contribute to promoting inclusion and to fostering the unique qualities of each individual;
• approach the topic with a holistic model which assumes that individuals should not be labeled and categorized on the basis of what distinguishes them from the “norm” (average), but rather recognized as all being unique and similar at the same time.
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SOME OF OUR PAST D&I EVENTS
Conference on disability in the workplace.
Event supported by: IES Abroad, EY, UPS, Aviva, Barclays, DWF, Tonucci.
In collaboration with: AIDP, British Council, Fattoria Vittadini, JobMeToo, Parks, YPO
Conference on Aiging and intergenerational dialog.
Event supported by: UPS, Aviva, Barclays, LabLaw, Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo, ABC, PwC..
In collaboration with: British Council, Parks, PWN Milan
SOME OF THE SPEECHES
HM Ambassador Jill Morris – British Embassy Rome
Opening remarks to the BCCI Diversity is Key series
On. Ivan Scalfarotto – Sottosegretario MISE
Diversity & Inclusion as a policy for government and for businesses to advance society and wealth
Aaron Pugliesi – Secretary General & CEO The Brith Chamber of Commerce for Italy
Why the British Chamber launched the series Diversity is Key
Stefania Pecchini – Police Agent & Activist
Moving and compelling testimony on transgender transition in the workplace and its legal implications
Giulia Ghiretti – Silver Medalist Rio Paralimpic Games
Being super normal and disabled in school, in sports and in the workplace
Marco De Angeli – ABC Production
The use of Aging in TV commercials
The President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy, Steven Sprague, is delighted to announce that Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati has upgraded its membership to the Sponsoring Sustaining level, our highest level. Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati has been...
International Women's Day has always been an opportunity to reflect on rights, bias and gender equality. The world has certainly changed a lot in the 110 years since IWD began. However, there is much more to be done to forge an equal world. One of the things we can do...
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🌷LA FESTA DELLA DONNA SI AVVICINA…PERCHE’ NON REGALARLE UN’EMOZIONE? Ecco un altro 8 Marzo per celebrare la Festa della Donna. C’è ancora bisogno di festeggiare la donna nel terzo millennio? Pensiamo proprio di sì; tanti dicono che la donna dovrebbe essere festeggiata...
1 March – 30 April 2022 50% off on membership for the 1st year As you may recall, last year we announced a new membership campaign, the Gender Balance Campaign. In order to encourage fair and inclusive representation within our Chamber and our community, we invited...
On 22-02-2022 the BCCI Working Group Co-Chaired by Aaron Pugliesi and Donatella Cungi held a launch event in which the strategy and the ambition for the Group was presented to some key stakeholders. The event was held at the Grand Hotel et de Milan and was followed...
Your name is more than just a name. It's part of your heritage, identity and pride. But all over the world, names are mispronounced – and regardless of the reason, it's hurtful to those affected. Last week, Edelman Italia supported the #MyNameIs campaign launched by...
International Women’s Day is an important day of remembrance, admiration and encouragement. This year we plan to encourage in a different way. Instead of organising a campaign on our own, we wanted to include and lift up the voices of you, our members! 2022 BCCI...
A huge thank you to Barbara Cominelli, CEO of JLL Italia, for sharing her wisdom in our fourth renaissance episode, "Female Ambition".The discussion was great, and if you haven't watched it yet, check it out here
Recording available – The Renaissance Series – EP.4 ‘FEMALE AMBITION’ with Barbara Cominelli – 26 January 2022
On January 26th, 2022 The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy hosted an online conversation on 'Female ambition' with Barbara Cominelli, CEO of JLL Italy.In case you missed it, or if you’d like to refer back, you can watch the full recording of the webinar below....
You are invited to join this webinar hosted by UPS, our longstanding partner on Diversity and Inclusion. As part of their UPS Women Exporters Program. The UPS Women Exporters Program Italian aims to support women entrepreneurs. 📅29th November 2021 ⏰10:00 🖥️Zoom:...
The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy is pleased to invite you to the next webinar hosted by our esteemed Sustaining Member UPS, a long lasting partner of the Chamber on Diversity & Inclusion. The UPS Women Exporters Program Italia aims to support women...
The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy is especially proud of our esteemed Sustaining Member, UPS, who launching a 'Women Exporters Program'. The program is designed to assist women entrepreneurs with small or medium sized businesses. UPS will offer tools,...
🎯This offer ends May 31, 2021 BCCI Gender Balance Campaign: More volume to the voices of female CEOs ✔engaging more female led companies✔encouraging diversity✔supporting women who are holding leadership roles. Joining this initiative will grant any business led...
Dear Members and Friends, As you probably have already seen on our website and social media, following the first-ever (and long-overdue) post dedicated to the women of the BCCI, we have recently launched a brand new membership campaign called the BCCI Gender...
_ Last March 8th, like many others, we took a moment to celebrate women. We did it by celebrating the women at the helm of our own organisation. Women who contribute to our business community with their virtues and perspectives. However, even though our Chamber is...
The European Diversity Month raises awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusion in our workplaces and in the society throughout the whole European Union. It celebrates organisations' efforts in promoting diversity and diverse teams in the workplace and in...
DISABILITATI Diversity is the key Venerdì 11 ottobre si è tenuta a Milano, presso la sede di Ernst & Young, la presentazione di una nuova iniziativa inserita nel progetto Diversity is the key, dedicata questa volta a superare lo stigma nei confronti delle...
Ripartire. Per costruire un futuro più giusto, inclusivo e sostenibile. E’ questo il titolo di uno dei recenti seminari organizzati dalla Camera di Commercio Britannica per l’Italia, in cui Paule Ansoleaga Abascal, Co-Chair and Co-Founder del gruppo BCCI Inclusive...
DISABILITA’ – Diversity is the key Venerdì 11 ottobre si è tenuta a Milano, presso la sede di Ernst & Young, la presentazione di una nuova iniziativa inserita nel progetto Diversity is the key, dedicata questa volta a superare lo stigma nei confronti delle...
_ The Diversity is Key project was conceived by members of the Council of the British Chamber of commerce for Italy in early 2016 with the intent of promoting gender equality in business. Soon after the scope of the project was extended to include a wide range of...