Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group, with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. With expertise in infrastructure, design, development, investments and management, they are able to deliver projects from conception to completion.
They believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is one that helps build a better, stronger and more innovative workforce. With a focus on giving everyone a chance at success, Lendlease are committed to providing opportunities to women at any level in all areas. Their Diversity and Inclusion strategy is focused on embedding flexible work; achieving gender equity; and building inclusive leadership.
Acciona / Coleman Rail
ACCIONA is a global leader in sustainable solutions for infrastructure and renewable energy. With a workforce of more than 30,000 people over five continents, it is committed to pioneering the application of effective policies to promote equal opportunities in all aspects. Believing that a company’s success is dependent on all involved, ACCIONA provides equal opportunities throughout a range of its projects which aim to provide attractive opportunities for professional development.
Present in over 20 countries and with more than 96,000 employees, Broadspectrum work with clients to design, fund, construct, operate, and maintain major projects and infrastructure assets across diverse industries. Broadspectrum believe that an inclusive workplace is central to building a high-performance business. They are committed to creating a more inclusive workforce and have established a number of initiatives and targets, that focus on increasing the participation of Women and Indigenous employees. Some of these include the provision of Inclusive Leadership Training, participating in and supporting local cultural and awareness raising events, increasing workplace flexibility options, creating better access to tools and information and, review of policies and practices to ensure that no unconscious bias is prevalent.
A leading civil construction company, Civilex specialise in large civil projects throughout Victoria in the Transport, Port, Rail, Water, Resources, Urban Development and Energy industries. Civilex are committed to supporting women and aim to attract more women into the civil construction and engineering space. They will endeavour to do so creating a better representation of women in engineering and construction jobs and by addressing the underlying barriers that prevent both women and men stepping up into more senior roles within the industry.
Tradeswomen Australia Foundation Ltd (TWA)
Tradeswomen Australia Foundation Ltd (TWA) was born out of a need to connect women working in male dominated trades and industries around Melbourne, Victoria. Since its conception, TWA has evolved into an organisation that aims to increase female participation in trades, by encouraging businesses and communities to embrace diversity in non-traditional trade industries. Through their work they have been able to promote the amazing work of women in the industries they support and highlight the benefits of vocational education and training.
In 2016, the TRY Build Project was launched to provide unemployed youth with the opportunity to get hands-on training or a Certificate II in Building. The first of its kind in Australia, the initiative aims to provide opportunities for young people currently not in education, employment or training. By offering youth the opportunity to gain both professional and life skills, TRY Build hopes to bring about positive change in the lives of its program participants.
A leading infrastructure company, Fulton Hogan prides itself on being community centred – with a focus on creating and connecting communities. Through the development of roads, ports, airports, infrastructure and property across Australasia. Intent on creating a diverse workforce; one that reflects the communities in which they operate, Fulton Hogan hopes to create empowerment through employment opportunities.
Yarra Trams operates Melbourne’s iconic tram system, playing a key role in connecting the city’s communities by providing a safe, sustainable, and inclusive travel option. Committed to extending their support beyond the rails and into the community they serve, Yarra Trams hopes to build strong partnerships with community organisations that share their vision for a diverse and inclusive Melbourne.
A leading provider of staffing, maintenance and facility management services, Programmed employs more than 20,000 staff from diverse backgrounds across various industries.
Programmed aims to create a safe and inclusive work environment, one where people are treated equally and are free of all forms of discrimination and is committed to increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ employment, providing opportunities to people with disabilities, and improving gender balance.
Their value of diversity in the workplace enables them to meet the needs of clients, build strong relationships across the communities they serve, and engage the many talents of their team.