Hong Kong, June 9, 2021. The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), the leading commission to create a pluralistic and inclusive society free of discrimination where there is no barrier to equal opportunities in Hong Kong, awarded Bureau Veritas Hong Kong Limited (BVCPS) the Equal Opportunity Employer Award under the Equality for Diverse Abilities category in the “Equal Opportunity Employer Recognition Scheme”, out of 42 awardees. This honor is a testament to Bureau Veritas’ commitment to creating a truly inclusive, diverse workplace and culture.
The assessment covers five main areas:
• To demonstrate commitment and leadership on equal opportunities;
• To put in place policies and measures;
• The innovativeness of the policies and measures;
• The sustainability of the policies and measures;
• The benefits to both within and outside the organization.
192 organisations across a wide spectrum of industries and sectors were assessed accounting for over 220,000 employees in Hong Kong.
Doreen Chiu, VP, Global Human Resources, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, commented, “Open and inclusive is one of our values. Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches, and styles to maximize business success. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture where discrimination is not tolerated, where employees feel comfortable to speak up, are valued and enabled to positively contribute to our business objectives.”