As Senior Partner of Abel + Imray I, Jim Pearson, make the following pledges to demonstrate my personal commitment to improving Diversity and Inclusivity (“D&I”) in our firm and in the IP profession as a whole.
Below is a list of what I commit to, and how I will demonstrate this commitment.
Providing visible and proactive leadership to improve D&I in my organisation
Taking D&I seriously at the highest level
Embedding and valuing D&I throughout the organisational culture
Building trust and safe spaces throughout the organisation
Educating myself and my colleagues about D&I issues
Sharing my privileges
Insisting on equity
Working closely with HR and/or management colleagues to achieve this
Senior Partner, Abel + Imray 8 July 2021
Jim Pearson Partner