Includability is delighted to welcome Matchable as an Includability Committed Employer for 2022.
Matchable has successfully completed an initial 5 Star Verification Process in which they have committed to take the journey toward authentic inclusion by integrating fairness into their company culture and into each stage of their recruitment process by making commitments in the fields of sustainability, mental health, wellbeing, talent management, and diversity and inclusion.
What is the Includability 5 Star Verification Process? And what are its benefits?
The 5 Star Verification Process was independently conducted by Includability Official Partners; Prosperah, Outliers Wellbeing, Flex Wellbeing, Unleashed, and Mental Health Charter CIC to ensure practices align with established definitions of an ‘Inclusive Workplace’.
Successfully completing the Includability 5 Star Verification Process for Includability Committed Employers (or the 6 Star Verification Process for Includability Committed Recruitment Agencies)immediately gives Matchable access to a growing community network of purpose-led organisations. Displaying our Includability Committed Employer or Includability Committed Recruitment Agency badge signifies to audiences and jobseekers that the holder is committed to undertaking steps to better themselves through education and collaboration. In a values-driven market, Includability Committed Employers enjoy a wider range of talent from our accreditation.
Paul Smith, Founder of Includability, said: “We are delighted to welcome Matchable into our Includability Community. It’s great that they were committed to working with our Verification Partners to obtain Includability Committed Employer status. By achieving this, Matchable has displayed excellent intentions and transparency. Completing our verification process means they are now part of a growing community of like-minded organisations that will support each other to share best practice, overcome obstacles, empower employees and work collaboratively to create an inclusive culture. I am very excited that we will be taking this journey together.”
Who are Matchable?
Matchable is a corporate volunteering platform which matching employees with innovative volunteering projects based on the causes they care about, their skillset and their availability.
Starting out at the company incubator, Good Lab, in early 2019 and backed by eight leading global charities including The British Red Cross and WaterAid, Matchable is now available to over 10,000 employees at some of the biggest and most innovative companies worldwide.
Aiming to deliver £2 billion of value via 6 million hours of volunteering to organisations changing the world over the next 3 years, Matchable’s unique approach reimagines volunteering by offering employees unique upskilling opportunities working with exciting non-profits and impact startups, they give employees true purpose at work, whilst taking away all the hassle from managing volunteering.
In September 2020, they became a certified B Corporation, joining the like of Ella’s Kitchen, Ecologi and other B Corps who have joined Includability as Committed Employers dedicated to balancing people and purpose.
Thrilled to achieve Includability Committed Employer status; Sareeka Linton, Head of Operations at Matchable said, “Matchable is really proud to be a certified Includability Committed Employer! Inclusivity in the workplace is really important to us as a team and we are really excited to be part of the amazing community Includability has created. Meeting Includability's partners has been inspiring and I've had so many interesting conversations. They have made us really excited about all the things we can continue to and start to do at Matchable!"
What is Includability Committed Status?
Includability is a platform centred around community. It has been developed to raise expectation, increase employer accountability, and create a new standard for what the recruitment sector should deliver through engagement, collaboration and regularly sharing best practice.
Includability provides a job board to all Includability Committed Employers and Official Partners. We aim to provide inspiration and action for positive change in the workplace. Our vision is to be the number one platform of choice for employers and job seekers and to positively contribute towards a society that is free from discrimination will be achieved through clear communication, collaboration and decisive action.
What makes us different from other community platforms and job boards is every employer advertising on the platform is independently verified using a 5 Star Verification process, or 6 Star Verification process for recruitment agencies, to ensure companies are committed towards the areas of diversity and inclusion, environment and sustainability, mental health, wellbeing, leadership and governance, and talent management.