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Employee Resource Groups at Janus Henderson

Book open Reading time: 15 mins

To foster an inclusive workplace, our Employee Resource Groups serve as networks for employees with common interests and backgrounds.

These groups help ensure our policies support all audiences, further our cultural intelligence and connect the organisation to diverse populations in the community. They also work to continually implement programmes that meet the needs of our people and strengthen our global community.

ERGs at Janus Henderson

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The Ability Alliance

Mission: Foster a culture of respect and equity and provide a community for those of us who identify as being differently-abled as well as supporting and educating managers and all allies.

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • Sponsoring educational opportunities
  • Participation in Wellbeing Wednesdays

The Ability Alliance

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APAC Global Network/ Black Professional Network /Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Network/ Hispanic/Latino Professional Alliance

Mission: The missions of the above mentioned groups vary slightly, however, all seek to further the company’s diversity efforts, build cultural awareness and expand the capabilities of our company through our diverse experiences and perspectives.

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • Held office celebrations for Lunar New Year and Diwali
  • Recognised Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month through internal campaigns
  • Sponsored employees’ participation in ethnically diverse leadership courses offered by various community partners
  • Held a virtual photo contest to show employee celebrations of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • Hosted a summer book club and discussion
  • Contributed content for our Stronger Together Campaign which focused on topics such as racism, injustice, ally ship, gender equality, religion and privilege

Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Network

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Janus Henderson Pride

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • Celebrated Global Coming Out Day in the London and Denver offices
  • Participated in the Denver AIDS walk
  • Celebrated and provided educational materials for Trans Awareness Week
  • Participated in Pride Festivals in the US and UK
  • Partnered with LGBT Great
  • Held a LGBTQ Awareness Discussion for employees
  • Celebrated Global Coming Out Day in the London and Denver offices
  • Partnered with LGBT Great and have several employee representatives named on LGBT Great’s inspirational industry role models campaign

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Janus Henderson Veterans Network

Mission: Janus Henderson’s Veterans Network encourages veterans to apply their unique experiences to our workplace by bridging gaps and fostering a greater understanding of transitioning from military to corporate life.

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • Provided care packages for the armed forces
  • Participated in local military and veterans community events
  • Supported the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., Team Rubicon and the British Armed Forces
  • Participated in specific veteran recruitment events
  • Provide internal support for formal military employees

Gender Diversity Alliance (UK & US)/ Women in IT (UK & US)

Mission: Create a community within Janus Henderson that builds a gender balanced work force and promotes inclusivity through professional development, networking, knowledge sharing and awareness in the diverse professional’s working environment.

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • Hosted career pathing roundtables by the firm’s female senior leaders
  • Celebrated Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day and National Women’s Equality Day.
  • Participated in virtual events hosted by Cherry Creek Chamber of Commerce, Women in Technology and Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Gender Diversity Alliance

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Working Parents

Mission: To provide survival strategies, information and tips to working parents to help in balancing their career and family.

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • A corporate member of WorkLife Central
  • Host book discussions
  • Implemented a global fitness challenge for working parents
  • Sponsored parenting seminars and workshop sessions
  • Played an instrumental role in expanding our flexible/agile working policies and enhanced maternal and paternal leave policies
  • Provided resources and tools to help parents and caregivers
  • Organized a cross company mentoring scheme

Young Professionals

Mission: To establish a voice in the development and retention of young professionals within Janus Henderson to foster an inclusive environment through career advancement, networking and mentorship programmes.

ERG-sponsored Events:

  • Launched an internal networking program to connect young professionals with senior leaders
  • Held a series of lunch & learns with Janus Henderson senior leaders
  • Sponsored a Young Professionals kickball team
  • Participated in local young professionals events and conferences
  • Networked through virtual events and happy hours
  • Coordinated a socially distanced hike
  • Organized a virtual work experience event with local college/university students in Denver and London
  • Offered financial education courses for young professionals
  • Promoter of the reverse mentoring programme