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Women in construction

15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Promoting diversity & inclusion
to transform the construction industry

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Award category: Company of the Year Championing Inclusion and Diversity

This award recognises the initiatives, efforts and activities taken up by a company that has raised the bar and has set an example by cultivating an inclusive and diverse atmosphere in the workplace.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Companies in the construction sector based in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region with active operations for at least three years in that region
  • Nominations can be submitted by companies affiliated with the construction industry, such as architecture firms, contractors, consulting firms, engineering firms, real estate developers, etc.
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WHO CAN SUBMIT NOMINATIONS?

  • Nominations can be made by the company directly, only once
  • Joint ventures, subsidiaries, merged and/or acquired companies with separate brand presence and diversity initiatives may submit separate nominations
  • Stakeholders/individuals can nominate more than one company
  • Past winners and finalists, and ambassadors are welcome to apply
  • Please do not submit your nominations for the same company more than once, if multiple entries are received, only the most recent entry will be considered - older entries will be deleted
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A SUCCESSFUL ENTRY MUST INCLUDE

  • A comprehensive and fully completed entry form
  • A clear mention and description of the key initiatives taken by the company to promote inclusion & diversity within the organisation
  • A clear mention and description of the impact/results the aforementioned initiatives have created
  • The percentage of female employees in the company:
    • as a ratio to men
    • in leadership/senior positions
  • Recommendation letters (minimum 2) from business stakeholders, and/or clients supporting the company‚Äôs case on inclusion & diversity initiatives, not older than 1 April 2019
  • Evidence of industry awards/recognition received, not older than 1 April 2019, if any
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ENTRIES WILL BE EVALUATED BY THE JURY ON

  • Quality and originality of the submission
  • Initiatives taken by the business will be evaluated based on the impact and quality generated rather than quantity, and they may include:
    • Efforts to bridge the gender and pay gap
    • Flexibility programmes offered to working women and mothers
    • Initiatives taken to get more female employees on the field
    • Progress made within the business after starting the initiatives

Women in Construction

15 SEPTEMBER 2021
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

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