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Arcadis takes part in the Big Rail Diversity Challenge

Arcadis takes part in the Big Rail Diversity Challenge

 June 21, 2022

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. With more than 29,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life.

The Arcadis team is taking part in the Big Rail Diversity challenge, which is a fun event with a serious message about gender equality. 

"Proud of our team taking part in the Big Rail Diversity Challenge. Looking forward to this exciting event which celebrates diversity within the industry, demonstrating the business benefits attained by establishing a gender diverse workforce," says Arcadis. 

Support for women in the sector 

Host of the event, Women in Rail, was created to improve diversity in the UK rail industry. The group achieves this through providing networking opportunities and support for all women within the sector, encouraging companies and stakeholders to adopt diversity as a business strategy and devising initiatives aimed at positioning rail as an attractive career choice for young people.

First held in 2016, the Big Rail Diversity Challenge has captured the hearts and minds of the industry – which demonstrates the passion, support and enthusiasm for the brilliant work that Women in Rail undertakes. Growing by 80% since its launch, the Big Rail Diversity Challenge has become a staple in the industry’s event calendar, with many key industry stakeholders supporting year-on-year.

Women in Rail coordinated by Nimble Media Ltd have developed this fun, yet serious, flagship event to enable participants from across all levels to team-build within their own organisation, as well as network with other companies and fundraise to continue the Women in Rail charity’s vital work across the UK rail industry.

A commitment to diversity 

Back for its seventh year, the Big Rail Diversity Challenge enables companies from across rail to demonstrate their commitment to diversity within the industry, and the business benefits attained by establishing a gender diverse workforce.

The Big Rail Diversity Challenge is a hybrid of the classic ’80s game shows ‘It’s a Knockout’ and ‘Krypton Factor’ and engages gender-balanced teams in a series of fun physical, practical and mental team challenges.

Suitable for all abilities, the event provides participants with the opportunity to network, team build and fundraise, whilst completing a series of fun - yet challenging - team activities, promoting Women in Rail’s key message that 'Gender Diversity: Better for People, Better for Business, Better for Rail.'

Work for a company committed to gender equality 

Arcadis people bring a diversity of experiences, ideas, and voices to the company, which makes it better able to solve its clients’ challenges and create a more sustainable world.

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