AIM framework and assessment tools

The Aotearoa Inclusivity Matrix is an evidence-based framework that allows organisations to identify the maturity of their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices across seven components.

This framework was developed for the unique dynamics experienced by workplaces across Aotearoa New Zealand.

The seven components that form part of a strategic approach to DEI are:

  • Leadership
  • Diversity infrastructure
  • Diverse recruitment
  • Inclusive career development
  • Bi-culturalism
  • Inclusive collaboration
  • Social impact 

Supported by a suite of AIM Insights assessment tools available to our members, the framework can be used to analyse an organisation’s practices in each of these seven components across five maturity levels, ranging from starter to advanced.

AIM Framework 

Download the Aotearoa Inclusivity Matrix framework and a guide to using it below. This will give you an understanding of the seven components organisations must consider when taking a strategic approach to DEI and the indicators used to measure maturity levels.

AIM Insights

AIM Insights is a suite of assessment tools available to our members that have been designed to help assess DEI maturity against the AIM framework, identify key gaps and opportunities, and create a roadmap for organisations to develop their mahi in this space.

There are three levels of support that AIM Insights can provide.

Please login with your Diversity Works New Zealand member login to access the AIM Insights tools.