Research, with contribution from the EAUC, has shown that the environment profession is amongst the least diverse occupations in the UK. We've worked with IEMA and The Equality Trust to find out more.
In 2017, the think tank Policy Exchange attempted to measure the extent of ethnic diversity across occupations in England and Wales, finding that ethnic diversity has been unevenly distributed across different sectors and that ‘environment professionals’ were the second least diverse profession in the UK. In response to this finding, NUS, IEMA and The Equality Trust formed a partnership with the intention of shedding further light on the findings of the Policy Exchange’s analysis through further research. The project has sought to consider two perspectives:
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