Lion Named Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

The beverage company Lion has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) for the fourth consecutive time by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

“As holders of the EOCGE, we are proud to be among Australia’s leading changemakers who are committed to mainstreaming gender equality in the workplace,” said Lion CEO Stuart Irvine. .

“Last year, we took a step further in our journey towards gender equality in the workplace and evolved our gender goal to a minimum representation of 40% of men and women in workplaces. teams and we are on track to achieve our 2030 goal.

“This is in addition to the work we have done updating the Families@Lion parental leave offer to be more inclusive and expanding our domestic and family violence policy and support.

“Congratulations to all the recipients of citations who are leading the way for change. We are proud to be by your side. »

“Each year, we accept nominations for our WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation from employers who raise the bar when it comes to driving change, creating the circumstances that enable all people, regardless of gender, to flourish,” said WGEA Director Mary Wooldridge:

“Having passed our evidence-based benchmarking assessments, our EOCGE citation holders are officially recognized as some of Australia’s best employers who are committed and dedicated to taking action to achieve gender equality.

“Essentially, these organizations are offering a formula that puts in place better support structures for working families, stronger actions to address wage inequality, and strategic recruitment and promotion practices that help encourage the full participation of working families. women at work. »