15th March 2021

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) would like to make a public commitment to improving diversity by working towards the following commitments:

  • Make Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) more visible on our website
  • Add EDI to our risk register
  • Provide more EDI related resources to support managers with recruitment
  • Introduce blind applications for short listing all jobs
  • Provide unconscious bias training for all BTO staff
  • Collate baseline information on diversity of staff and applicants
  • Consider ways to capture baseline information on diversity of our supporters and volunteer surveyors
  • Commit to hosting at least one Kickstart internship