Gaming and betting group GVC Holdings has topped the All-In Diversity Project’s All-Index list, securing the number one status for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The group, which is to be renamed Entain, is currently two years into its D&I strategy, ‘Everyone’s in the Game’, which set out a three-year roadmap towards building a more inclusive business. Under that strategy initiatives have focused on the four key areas of recruitment; process and policy; people development and; awareness and education.
Shay Segev GVC CEO, said of the ranking: “We are hugely honoured to be recognised as number one for D&I by the All-In Diversity Project. As a multicultural business, valuing and celebrating individual differences is at the heart of our operations.
“Whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work at GVC”.
GVC is a founding member of the AIDP, an industry-driven initiative to benchmark diversity, equality and inclusion for the global betting and gaming sector, through which it is accelerating its leadership role on D&I issues within the sector.
The initiative provides tools to businesses looking to progress in the area of diversity and inclusion, with its founding members providing guidance and support, as well as sharing best practices and resources. Other leaders in the project include Microgaming, IGT, SiS, Caesars, Betsson, Scientific Games, Flutter, Gaming Innovation Group, and Kindred Group.
Kelly Kehn, co-founder of All-in Diversity Project, added: “Congratulations to GVC for topping this year’s All-Index. They have demonstrated a commitment and passion to D&I which clearly runs throughout their global business.
“Their drive to continuously improve is a great example to the whole sector of what is needed to make further progress and help us become a more inclusive industry.”