GENDER & ETHNICITY IN THE OFFSHORE WIND SECTOR
The Offshore Wind Sector Deal presents a unique opportunity for the sector to embed equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) from the outset. To establish a blueprint upon which the future workforce can build to unlock all the benefits of EDI. In order to reap these benefits organisations will need to adopt attitudes of ingenuity, challenge and introspection.
In one study of over 700 private sector firms, the companies that made the most advancement towards changing their workforce were those that required managers to show specific diversity gains in the areas of race and gender.
(KALEV, A., DOBBIN, F.,
AND KELLY, E. 2006)
18.5% of employees in the Offshore Wind workforce are female
5% of employees in the Offshore Wind workforce have a BAME background
Download: 2020 Best Practice Guide - Addressing Gender & Ethnicity in the Offshore Wind Sector