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Our three Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) goals

Have diversity and inclusion at our heart

We believe diversity and inclusion are essential to driving transformational change. That's why our movement for animal welfare will be built of a diverse range of people from across all communities in England and Wales.

Build a more inclusive culture

We will create a culture built on the foundations of openness, inclusivity and trust, enabling us to attract and develop talented and empowered people from a broad cross-section of society, all committed to making a positive difference to animal welfare

Develop more inclusive leadership and governance

We will seek to increase diversity and inclusivity within our senior leadership and management teams, our trustees, our regional boards and committees.

EDI and animal welfare

Check out this video to hear from some of our fantastic colleagues about why they believe equity, diversity and inclusion is important to animal welfare.

Together for animal welfare and each other

We want our colleagues and volunteers across the RSPCA family to be heard. We’re proud to have voluntary, colleague-led networks designed to unite individuals who share a passion for advancing topics which are important to them. Our networks play a key part in creating an inclusive, open and forward-thinking culture, ultimately empowering individuals to contribute to the improvement of animal welfare. These networks include:

  • Carers and Parents/Guardians Network
  • LGBTQ+ Network
  • Neurodiversity Network
  • Women’s Network
Carers and Parents/Guardians Network LGBTQ+ Network Neurodiversity Network Women’s Network

Can't see a network that interests you? Join us and start one!

Our journey with Pride

Taking part in Pride is part of our commitment to be an inclusive charity and to celebrate our LGBTQ+ diversity within the RSPCA. We have joined these important community celebrations in many different locations. Here’s a video of us at London Pride in 2023.

I loved being part of the RSPCA's group during Pride. It was great to spend the day with others from our community, celebrate what Pride means and fly the flag for the brilliant work that the RSPCA does.

Megan Rowlands, Digital Project Manager

Supporting working parents

We have a range of family-friendly benefits to ensure our colleagues feel supported in looking after their loved ones while being able to thrive at work. Too often, working parents feel forced to choose between an ambitious career and enjoying their young children. The Leaders Plus Fellowship is available for parents with children who are passionate about progressing their careers.

Leaders Plus is not 'just another' leadership course - it is an investment in you as a leader. In who you are, and who you can be; both as a parent, and as an employee. Crucially, it helps you to explore and realise the vision for your future by integrating both your family life and your work life, as well as providing a unique opportunity to access a support network that really 'gets it'.

Charlotte Beckett, Integrated Design Manager

A multigenerational workforce

We feel it’s important to recognise the contribution from our colleagues and to support them at all stages of their lives. We signed up to the Age-friendly Employer Pledge, run by Centre for Ageing Better, to recognise the importance and value of older workers. We have a range of support in place and encourage career development at all ages by offering excellent training and career development opportunities to all colleagues.

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