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WSP progresses in Workplace Equality Index for LGBT+ support

WSP progresses in Workplace Equality Index for LGBT+ support

 August 17, 2021

WSP in the UK has moved up nearly 40 places in the Workplace Equality Index. 

At WSP they want to create an inclusive, healthy, and enjoyable workplace. They want to build a workforce that reflects society today and is equipped for future challenges. And they want to nurture sustainable communities. The scope of their Annual Sustainability Report  reflects the scale of this ambition and demonstrates how LGBTQ+ colleagues and allies are represented across the business.

"We are more determined than ever to support communities and clients as they shape a brighter future for everyone," says Mark Naysmith, Chief Executive at WSP in the UK.

WSP's approach to sustainability underpins everything they do. It’s the driving force behind their Future Ready designs and advice, the way they run their operations and their engagement with local communities. 

Creating an inclusive workplace


Highlights from WSP's Sustainability Report include: 

  • Ranking (up 39 places) in WSP's sector in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index
  • 250.5 staff and supply chain provided with Diversity & Inclusion Training (hours & attendees total) 
  • Annie Stapley and Kusum Trikha recognised for their extraordinary achievements in sustainability 
  • Najwa Jawahar recognised for advocating woman engineers in the Muslim community
  • 6,841 employees provided access to multidimensional wellbeing programmes through Thrive. For every £1 invested in Thrive, an estimated £3.28 of social value was generated
  • 55 weeks provided for meaningful work placements
  • 1,050 weeks of apprenticeships completed during 2020
  • Inspired 15,000 young people at 50 STEM events
  • 5 Arkwright scholarships sponsored, helping future engineering students facing academic disruption

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WSP employees are resilient and compassionate, helping the company provide social value for both the business and the wider community. Together, they are shaping a brighter future 
for everyone.

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