Diversity and social inclusion
Diversity and social inclusion at UGL refers to the mix of different backgrounds, cultures, values, skills, knowledge, talents, thoughts and experiences that create our people excellence, uniqueness, and organisation fabric.
We are committed to building a workplace environment of fairness, inclusivity and transparency where every UGL employee feels valued, is provided with the tools to be successful, and given opportunities to progress.
We have five key pillars we feel are important to enrich us as a company and as individuals. Our employees passionately drive these initiatives within the business making sure everyone at UGL feels like they belong.
Women@UGL brings together all the available initiatives driving the female agenda at UGL under one strategic pillar to provide a consistent platform to elevate women across UGL.
Under this banner, we have a number of initiatives including:
- Targeted programs like our Emerging Female Leaders Program - supporting female leaders to take the next step, we explore and determine your aspirational career goals, expand your leadership skills and build your personal brand to unleash your full potential.
- Networking events held across the business with various themes to promote engagement.
- Female driven events celebrating International Women’s Day and Women in Engineering Day.
Read more about some of our key partnerships supporting Women@UGL here.
Indigenous participationUGL continues to focus on the engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees and communities. Our internal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander networking group is a place where our employees can build relationships, connect, support and share experiences. It also advises the business on a range of partners and initiatives to support community groups and improve engagement outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We are also proud to have committed to a 2022-2025 Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), UGL’s fourth RAP. Find out more and read our RAP.
Read about some of our key partnerships supporting Indigenous participation here.
Be Well with UGL
At UGL, we value and support our employees through the lenses of mind, body and community, enabling our people to win and deliver work safely and effectively.
We provide a range of benefits to help you look after yourself and your family as you build a rewarding career with us.
Read more about our employee benefits.
The Veteran’s network brings together our veterans and provides a place to share experiences and discuss initiatives which will make UGL a great place to work for current and future veteran employees.
To support the integration of ex-service employees into the UGL workforce, we implemented a mentoring program and have a partnership with the PM Veterans Employment Program.
We also proudly acknowledge ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day annually.
UGL’s inclusion champion network advocates and builds an inclusive workplace that serves the broad diverse employees and communities we work with.
As part of our commitment to inclusion, the champion network partners with organisations and build our inclusive culture and workforce capabilities for skilled migrants, neurodiverse and the LGBTIQ+ community.
Read about our key partnerships in this space here.
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