Welcome to IA's Investing in Culture blog. Here you can find articles and information on a whole range of culture, talent and inclusion topics, as well as our views on industry news and developments.

Black Leaders Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring Programme: Applications open

The Investment Association in collaboration with #TalkAboutBlack have developed the Black Leaders Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring Programme to help equip senior Black leaders with the tools and networks needed to achieve their professional goals. Applications for 2024 are now open.
Lucinda Dhesi

Understanding Autism in the Workplace

Investment20/20 have partnered with Ambitious About Autism to increase employers understanding of autism, and the steps organisations need to take to enable people with autism to access careers in investment management, and to thrive in the sector.
Lucinda Dhesi


HR experts, Annabelle Wood, HR Organisational Development Manager from Jupiter Asset Management and Francis Lake, Interim Chief People Officer from Border to Coast Pension Partnership explore the the impact of AI on people, skills and the HR function.
Lucinda Dhesi

Embedding EDI into early talent attraction and recruitment

At the core of Investment20/20 is the ambition that every business attracts, develops, and retains talented people from all backgrounds. For ten years, we have supported businesses to embed equality within their talent attraction and recruitment strategies, to achieve greater diversity and inclusion.

With an FCA discussion paper on diversity and inclusion expected imminently, it is important that businesses have access to resources to support them on their EDI journey.
Lucinda Dhesi

Pride 2023

June marks Pride Month in London, with the theme of 2023 being Come Together.