Emerald Publishing shortlisted for the IPG’s Alison Morrison Diversity Award
24th February 2023
We are delighted to announce that Emerald Publishing has been shortlisted for the 2023 Independent Publishing Awards, Alison Morrison Diversity and Inclusivity Award, for the third year running.
The award recognises efforts to make our industry more diverse and inclusive, both internally and through the content that is published.
The Independent Publishers Guild praised Emerald for our continued investment in diversity: "[Emerald] made more excellent progress on diversity in 2022 and appointed its first inclusion lead. It improved its recruitment processes, set up new staff networks and published widely around diversity, equality and inclusion." Judges commended Emerald for our commitment to diversity and inclusivity throughout the business, commenting: "Emerald is committing time and resources to making sure the workplace is inclusive. They’ve cemented inclusivity across the whole business."
Sally Wilson, VP Publishing, Emerald Publishing, said: "We are absolutely thrilled to be recognised for our efforts to embed diversity and inclusivity in every part of our business and drive change within our communities. We as publishers play a huge role in creating an equitable knowledge system and that’s why we will continue to invest our time and resources to ensure that our workplace is inclusive and accessible by design, and that diversity, inclusivity and accessibility are at the heart of our publishing practices."
The 2023 Independent Publishing Awards Lunch will be held at the OXO Tower in London from 12pm on Wednesday 22 March.
Emerald Publishing provides a range of publishing services to help researchers tell their stories in a meaningful and timely way, providing innovative tools and services to build confidence and capability in impactful research. As a proud signatory of DORA, Emerald is committed to establishing new pathways to impact, making research more accessible, and helping communities make decisions that change their world for the better.
For over 50 years Emerald’s core purpose has been to champion fresh thinkers and help them make a difference so that little by little those in academia or in practice can unite to bring positive change in the real world. Emerald Publishing is delighted to be named Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year in the Independent Publishers Guild 2020 Independent Publishing Awards.
PR and Content Manager