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 (EOCGE), as awarded by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in Australia.
Aurecon is also a founding member of The Diversity Agenda in New Zealand. In February 2020, as part of our continual diversity and inclusion aspirations, we signed the Diversity Agenda’s Diversity Agenda Accord.
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. We maintained our accreditation in 2020. 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. Aurecon shared this status with employers such as Coles, HSBC, KPMG and Qantas. We maintained our Bronze status in 2020.
Our development initiatives to help us deliver on our inclusive diversity commitments include:
Aurecon’s Graduate Programme
i40 Skills Development programme focused on:
Aurecon’s online international compliance programme designed to outline employee responsibilities and standards:
Aurecon’s High Potential Leaders Programme:
Structured certificate programme designed to build line management and leadership skills of all line managers across the organisation:
Formal mentoring programme partnering experienced employees with more junior employees, focused on developing: