18 of the UK’s largest energy organisations have signed a pledge to do more to support women working in middle management in the industry.
Energy bosses have been challenged to step up to the mark and show leadership in order to help their female employees flourish at work.
Cultural issues mean energy companies aren't "getting a return" on policies designed to foster gender diversity in the sector.
A senior figure at Shell (LON: SHEL) has been unveiled as the new chairwoman of an industry body dedicated to improving the gender balance in the energy industry.
The oil and gas industry needs to be careful that Covid-19 doesn’t undo the large strides that have been made to address gender imbalances in recent years.
Energy firms BP, Wood and Subsea 7 are among six new companies joining a coalition to improve gender diversity and inclusion across the industry.
Onshore wind developer Statkraft is to set an ambitious gender diversity target to increase the percentage of women within its UK workforce.
We know the industry must build upon its efforts to recruit and retain a diversity of new talent if it is to realise its overarching ambition for the future – to add another generation of life to the basin through Vision 2035 – and great strides are already being taken with women across the industry making a positive, lasting impact.
A recent survey by EY highlighted the importance of diversity during this challenging time within the oil and gas sector. More than ever, there is an awareness of the importance of adapting to new industry norms, pricing/business models and retaining talent. Gender diversity is a topic that impacts on the sector, we operate in, as well as hitting the headlines in salary gender gap news.