Aurecon's innovation aspiration is dependent on our ability to recruit and inspire a diverse workforce and to create an inclusive, high-performing culture where everyone can be their full authentic selves within a vibrant community. We have initiatives and policies to foster talent from all walks of life to ensure a fair working environment where opportunities are available to everyone.
Aurecon is an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, as awarded by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia), and is a founding member of The Diversity Agenda in New Zealand.
Aurecon is committed to creating sustainable and meaningful relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia, and Māori in New Zealand, as highlighted in our Reconciliation Action Plan and through our partnerships with Iwi.
In January 2019, Aurecon became the first consulting engineer in New Zealand to be Rainbow Tick certified. The Rainbow Tick is a quality improvement cycle designed to make an organisation a safe, welcoming and inclusive place for people of diverse gender identity and sexual orientation. In May 2019 Aurecon achieved Bronze Employer status with Pride in Diversity’s Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI), recognising Aurecon Australia’s performance in LGBTI+ inclusion. This status is shared with employers such as Coles, HSBC, KPMG and Qantas.
In South Africa, Aurecon is committed to the implementation of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) within its South African operations and has been verified as a Level 1 Contributor to BBBEE under the Amended Construction Sector Codes of Good Practice.