Lendlease has become Australia’s first property and infrastructure company to achieve the nation’s highest level of recognition for its efforts to truly embrace the contribution of its LGBTI workers.
The company has been named as a Platinum Employer of Choice for LGBTI Inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index, awarded by Pride in Diversity. The index is Australia’s definitive national benchmark on LGBTI workplace inclusion.
Lendlease ran a campaign coordinating over 160 team events led by local managers and LGBTI allies. Along with providing managers with information to deliver consistent and clear messaging on LGBTI inclusion, other tools included online LGBTI awareness training (Red Cross) and a series of “Out Lendlease leader” videos.
Lendlease Group Head of Talent and Diversity, Jane Hansen, said the campaign was designed to start conversations about inclusion.
“During the past eight years, Lendlease has come such a long way in LGBTI inclusion and we’re delighted to have been recognised for our achievements with this award,” she said.