A Business in the Community Initiative

Awards and Benchmarking


Excellence in Practice Awards - Celebrating Organisations that are Winning for Women

Opportunity Now the gender campaign from Business in the Community  run the UK’s most prestigious workplace awards for gender diversity and inclusion.
Held each year and culminating in prestigious Award dinners,  the Awards serve to highlight the advances being made by organisations in creating inclusive workplaces,  where women  are able to progress and reach their full potential.

The Awards process also includes entry into The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list. 

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*The process is now closed for the 2013 Awards.  

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Benchmark Survey 


Opportunity Now and Race for Opportunity run yearly combined gender and race benchmarks. They are confidential diversity assessment tools which provide participants with sector specific performance data, constructive feedback and organisation specific action plans.

The benchmarking process occurs yearly and the next cycle will start in 2013.

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