Diversity in action: A guide for charities – governance

The Charity Governance Code is recognised by the Charity Commission as the standard for effective charity governance and boards of larger charities are expected to review their own performance annually with an external evaluation every three years.

The Charity Governance Code has seven core principles, including ‘equality, diversity and inclusion’ (EDI). EDI was introduced in early December 2020 – replacing the original ‘diversity’ principle – after a review and consultation process that revealed that diversity remains a key issue for charities.

We have summarised the practical steps you can take to embed these principles within your charity’s governance.

Read the summary here

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All content on this page is correct as of February 8, 2021.