ENGINEERING DIVERSITY AWARD
An organisation or individual that lives and breathes the power of a truly inclusive and diverse workplace, workforce or engineering community.
To be envied
Leadership and commitment to attracting and supporting a diverse workforce in an inclusive workplace.
Initiatives and concrete steps to promote diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace, which have led to demonstrated positive changes.
Commitment to continuous improvement in promoting diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace and the wider engineering profession.
Positive impact as a result of diversity and inclusion strategies.
Entries are open to individuals, teams, firms or other groups
Work substantially completed in New Zealand
May include work by non-engineers
Work substantially completed or initiative developed between November 2018 and November 2020
Do not have to be Engineering New Zealand members
Opportunity/challenge – need for the initiative or significant step change within an organisation
Vision/strategy – recognition of the strategic value of diversity and inclusion and development of a vision that goes beyond a formulaic commitment to diversity
Design/delivery – how the diversity and inclusion programme or initiative was developed and implemented and how is it linked to the broader business strategy or organisation’s goals
Impact – how it has made a difference to the business, its people or the wider engineering community