The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Group (EDIAG) exists to review the Society's work on these themes and objectives.
The Advisory Group is made up of the three Honorary Secretaries and the Director.
It will meet once a year, in person or virtually, and report to Council annually. Further meetings can be called on an as-needs basis by any member of the Advisory Group.
The Director’s Office provides the Secretariat. The Group may choose on occasion to call a thematic workshop or other format of meeting that draws in relevant participants, whether from the staff, from the membership or beyond.
The Advisory Group is not the exclusive setting for consideration of these issues. Council, Executive Committee, sub-committees of Council, Senior Management Team or other bodies are all likely to be addressing relevant themes in the course of their work.
The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Group exists to:
The scope of EDIAG relates solely to the Society’s charitable activities. Policies and procedures relating to staff and contractors are attended to as part of the professional management of the Society, although relevant activity may be noted in the annual reporting cycle.