BAT recognised as a Financial Times Diversity Leader for second consecutive year - Seite 2
"We are accelerating our focus on Diversity and Inclusion to create a dynamic and inspiring workplace that will propel BAT into the future and create A Better Tomorrow for all the communities in which we operate."
BAT is a leading, multi-category consumer goods business, established in 1902. Our purpose is to build A Better Tomorrow by reducing the health impact of our business through offering a greater choice of enjoyable and less risky products for our consumers. The company has announced a target of increasing the number of its non-combustible product consumers from 11 million to 50 million by 2030; and to achieve at least £5 billion in New Categories revenues in by 2025. BAT has also committed to encouraging those who otherwise continue to smoke, to switch completely to scientifically-substantiated, reduced-risk alternatives.
- BAT has a wide number of diversity initiatives aimed at attracting and retaining diverse talent to its business, including:
- B United, which provides mentoring and a support system for LGBTQ+ employees
- Women in Leadership, which seeks to accelerate the performance and potential of female talent
- Women in STEM, which aims to encourage more women into science
- Parents@BAT, which supports those seeking to balance work and family
About FT Diversity Report
The FT Diversity Leaders report is compiled from extensive research that surveyed over 100,000 employees across Europe who rated their own, and other employers, on a range of diversity and inclusion metrics. https://www.ft.com/reports/diversity-leaders
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