Diversity and inclusion

Our diversity and inclusion beliefs

We strive to be a vibrant business that values inclusiveness and embraces difference, where our employees are engaged and empowered to deliver business results because better business decisions come from a diverse set of views.”

Our diversity and inclusion activities focus on the following three areas:

  1. Culture – creating the right culture for diversity and inclusion to flourish
  2. Communication – engaging our leaders, employees, customers and stakeholders in the diversity agenda
  3. Insight – understanding where we are now, setting goals and measuring our progress towards becoming more diverse

Gender action plan in 2016…


Understanding where we are, setting targets, measuring our progress

  • Setting targets for gender diversity in senior roles
  • Divisional action plans on gender diversity
  • Annual diversity and inclusion report
  • Measuring our progress to 50/50 by 2020


Engaging our people in the inclusion agenda

  • 50/50 by 2020 intranet site and yammer discussions
  • Continue the debate and dialogue through 50/50 by 2020 events


Creating the right culture for inclusion to flourish

  • Clear sponsorship from the Board
  • Creating a more flexible and agile work environment
  • Championing our female role models
  • Career sponsorship for pipeline talent
  • Making a shift in attracting female talent:
    • One woman on every shortlist
    • Interview training for hiring managers
    • Unconscious bias training for everyone
  • Support for working parents
    • Maternity coaching
    • Shared Parental Leave
    • Advice and guidance