Penguin Random House Children's

Core Commitment

At Penguin Random House UK we want both our new hires and the authors we acquire to reflect UK society by 2025, taking into account gender, ethnicity, social mobility, disability and sexuality.

Supplementary Commitments

Establish inclusivity working group within the Children’s team, with the remit to actively promote diversity across both our publishing and our colleagues.

Actively participate in company-wide programmes to find new writers and illustrators, including our flagship programme WriteNow which aims to find, mentor and publish new writers from under-represented communities.  

Actively participate in company-wide programmes to change the makeup of our workforce, including hosting work experience and internship placements.

Carry out regular internal audits of our children’s publishing to assess our progress.

Improve visibility of existing publishing that promotes inclusivity to our readers through our Puffin, Ladybird and Penguin channels.

Signed 8 March 2018