The Netherlands Cancer Institute is one of 14 employers participating in the signing ceremony. In addition to the Netherlands Cancer Institute, telecom company T-Mobile, Erasmus MC, and American Express were among the parties signing the charter.
Jacqueline Stouthard: "To be able to deliver top care and top research, cooperation is essential – cooperation regardless of your background. Thanks to the perspectives that people from a variety of backgrounds bring, we can provide the best care for our patients. By signing this document, we at the Netherlands Cancer Institute show that we are committed to this cause and that we value the differences among our staff. Let this be an invitation to our colleagues to get involved."
The charter shows that the Netherlands Cancer Institute is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where differences are valued. By facilitating various activities that help raise awareness, the Netherlands Cancer Institute aims to contribute to the inclusion of employees from marginalized groups. In terms of leadership positions, the Netherlands Cancer Institute strives to reflect the sector, which is why the Netherlands Cancer Institute aims to have a total of 50% female executives by 2030, 10% of whom with a migratory background.