Meetings

Broader action to promote social mobility

At this meeting we discussed what broader action businesses can take to promote social mobility. Our guest speakers were: Professor Anna Mountford-Zimdars, Professor of Social Mobility, University of Exeter; Jessica Organ, Programme Director, Social Mobility Business Partnership; Jess Garbett, Senior Manager, Workforce Strategy & Culture and Social Mobility Network Chair, PwC; and the Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Vincent Keaveny.


 


Professor Anna Mountford-Zimdars broadly discussed how businesses can look to improve social mobility in their workforce. Jessica Organ spoke about the work of the Social Mobility Business Partnership, followed by Jess Garbett who highlighted how PwC is improving social mobility in its workforce. Finally, the Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Vincent Keaveny spoke about the City of London’s role in driving social mobility and in particular socio-economic diversity across financial and professional services.

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