1 December 2020
GVC Holdings PLC
(“GVC” or the “Group”)
GVC Named Number One for Industry Diversity and Inclusion
GVC Holdings (to be renamed Entain), the global sports-betting and gaming Group, is proud to announce that it has been named as the number one ranked company in the industry for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Group topped the All-Index list, compiled by the All-In Diversity project – an industry-driven initiative to benchmark diversity, equality and inclusion for the global betting and gaming sector.
The Group 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. To find out more read our CSR 2019-20 Report.
GVC is a founding member of the All-In Diversity project, through which it is accelerating its leadership role on D&I issues within the sector. The All-in Diversity Project provides tools to businesses looking to progress in the area of Diversity & Inclusion. Its founding members provide guidance and support 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.
Shay Segev GVC CEO says:
“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”.
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.”
More information on the All-in Diversity Project is available here.
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About GVC Holdings PLC
GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC) (to be renamed Entain plc) is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds and Sportingbet; Gaming Brands include CasinoClub, Foxy Bingo, Gala, Gioco Digitale, partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all of its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis. The Group has also entered into a joint-venture with MGM Resorts to capitalise on the sports-betting and gaming opportunity in the US. The Group is tax resident in the UK with licenses in more than 20 countries, across five continents.
For more information see the Group’s website: www.gvc-plc.com