Includability – A Certified B Corp – is delighted to welcome WGC as an Includability Committed Employer for 2024.
WGC has successfully completed the Includability Committed Employer 6 Stage Verification Process in which they have engaged in taking the journey towards authentic inclusion by integrating fairness into their company culture and into each stage of their recruitment process. This is achieved by Includability supporting organisations to become a diverse, inclusive, sustainable, mentally healthy and better business.
Dave Holby-Wolinski, CEO at Includability said, “We are so pleased to welcome WGC to our community as an Includability Committed Employer. Gaining the status is a fantastic achievement and I am so pleased the team have worked so closely with our verification partners to commit to greater transparency to create an inclusive, sustainable, and mentally healthy workplace culture together!
“This status is more than just a recognition; it's an opportunity to attract the most talented and diverse workforce, to foster innovation through varied perspectives, and to create a workplace where every individual feels valued and empowered. It's about being on the forefront of positive change, responding to evolving societal expectations, and ultimately, ensuring your company's long-term success while making a real difference in the world!
Who is WGC?
In the commercial cleaning and hotel housekeeping sector, WGC stands for sustainability and employee well-being, celebrating five decades of excellence. Since its establishment in 1974, WGC has consistently embraced sustainability, and in recent years with their Partnership with Ecologi. From using eco-friendly cleaning products to adopting energy-efficient equipment, the company remains dedicated to not only offsetting but reducing its environmental footprint. WGC firmly believes that a commitment to sustainability is not just a responsibility but an investment in a cleaner and healthier future for all.
At the heart of WGC’s success is its workforce, the driving force behind the company's accomplishments. Recognising the importance of an engaged team, WGC has prioritised creating a workplace that values its employees. From committing to achieving a living wage employer and continuous training, to a culture of inclusivity and support, the company ensures that its workforce feels empowered and appreciated. The result is a team of skilled professionals who have grown from within the business and are committed to making WGC an employer of choice.
Martin Birch CEO at WGC said:
“Joining Includability has been a game-changer for WGC. The verification process challenged us to think differently. It wasn’t just a checklist; it's a catalyst for positive change, making us not just a more inclusive employer but a more responsible business. The fabulous Includability community have been a source of inspiration, and this journey has increased our commitment to well-being, sustainability and mental health. We are so grateful for the invaluable experience and insights gained and cannot wait to continue our journey with the Includability community.”
Why choose Includability?
Includability represents the gold standard in inclusive and ethical business practices. Our certification score of 143.2, achieved in March 2023, places us among the elite in balancing profit with purpose.
Our rigorous 6-stage Verification Process, conducted by industry leading Verification Partner Experts, ensures your organisation excels in the key areas of: Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability, Mental Health, Talent Management, Wellbeing, and Leadership & Governance.
What is Includability’s Verification Process?
Our Verification Process was independently conducted by Includability Official Partners; Prosperah, Outliers Wellbeing, ODISEE Ltd, TalentMapper, The HR Agency and Mental Health Charter CIC to ensure practices align with established definitions of an ‘Inclusive Workplace’.
Achieving the status of an Includability Committed Employer is no small feat. After completion of our company commitment survey, our 6-stage Verification Process, conducted by industry leading Verification Partner Experts, ensuring an independent process based on a framework of commitment and progression over a two-year period.
What are the benefits of joining Includability?
Successfully completing the Includability Verification Process for Includability Committed Employers immediately gives WGC access to brilliant benefits and a growing community network of purpose-led organisations. Benefits include:
- Verification report and access to our ENGAGE Consultancy service offering extensive discounts on training, webinar and workshops delivered by Official Partner Experts.
- Monthly Employer Support Groups covering a range of topics with expert speakers hosted by the Includability team.
- Support projects through our rewards programme allowing organisations to collect points and deliver impact via B1G1 projects.
- Personalised Client Account with access to: Exclusive new and exciting content from our Ambassadors and Partner Experts. Includability Brand Assets, Badges, Logos and Social Media Cards.
- Marketing and Engagement Support including In-house Employer Support Groups, Unleashed & Think Inclusive Roadshows.
- Ongoing support and advice in developing your business as part of a community and network of Organisations, Ambassadors and Partners including quarterly catchups.
- 2 Places on a Mental Health Awareness Course through Workplace Mental Health Charter CIC and 2 skills-based volunteering pairings with Matchable Volunteering.
- COMING SOON. Unlimited Access to our New Learning Management System with Free and Paid training solutions across a range of topics delivered by leading experts.
Our members join the Includability Community Network to become part of a movement that helps organisations become better businesses. The Includability Network is open to all commercial and third sector organisations, with further additional dedicated support available for Sport Settings and Educational Settings.
Join Includability today by booking your demo call with David Holby-Wolinski. Contact - email@example.com