This award promotes national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. This award seeks to identify, recognise and reward companies that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity. This award is open to large organisations that employ 200 or more people.
You must provide the following with your submission:
The award consists of a framed certificate and is presented at a special event selected as appropriate by the National Committee for Women in Engineering.
Jacobs is a leader in gender inclusion and diversity, with an aspirational goal of achieving 40:40:20 gender diversity (40% women, 40% men, 20% any gender) across our business by FY 2025.
We continue to lead by example, build strong connections through employee networks and invest in transforming our culture for our employees, industry partners and clients. Our various accolades reflect our significant progress and enduring leadership commitment to gender equality and inclusion actions in our workplace through flexibility, pay equity, and implementing targets to support the equal advancement of all genders into leadership positions.
Jacobs is delighted to receive this award highlighting our efforts to be champions of change in inclusion and diversity in engineering globally. We are proud to provide a workplace for all and one where everyone feels valued and respected.
For GHD, this recognition is a great reminder of how far we have come and highlights our focus on implementing programs that encourage a gender balance, both within GHD and across the wider industry.
In recent times we’ve launched our popular and successful Career Relaunch Program, introduced several career advancement programs that target and sponsor future female leaders, and continually strive to inspire female high school and university students into STEM careers by partnering with various industry organisations.
We are proud of our preparedness to try new initiatives which are all part of creating a workplace of the future.
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2018 Winner – Department of Transport and Main Roads
2018 Highly Commended – GHD
2017 Winner – Arup
2017 Highly Commended – GHD
2016 Winner – AECOM
2016 Highly Commended – Aurizon
2015 Winner – Aurizon
2015 Highly Commended – GHD Pty Ltd