We believe the world is a rich and diverse place full of interesting cultures and people, who should be treated with respect and from whom there is a great deal to learn.
We know that employing and managing diverse people gives us a more rounded and balanced organisation and makes us more adaptable to new situations. This is not simply about gender, ethnicity, disability or age: it is about open mindedness, embracing non-conformity and creating balanced teams. Respect for individuals of all types will inspire loyalty in both employees and customers, which will have a direct line of sight to the achievement of business goals.
We are a global organisation that understands our local populations and values the diversity of the markets that we operate in. We need to reach out to all parts of employment and customer markets, existing and potential, for maximum productivity and value. It is by going beyond matters of compliance, that the valuing and managing of diversity becomes a competitive differentiator, enabling us to leverage the opportunities that this can offer.