Winner of the WISE Employer Award
4 November 2016
“Congratulations. The WISE Awards was the headline news on our intranet homepage yesterday and is 3rd on the most read listing today!”
Sky - Winner of the WISE Employer Award sponsored by AWE
In 2014 we launched our Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative with a target of 50% gender split in the top 400 employees. Each department senior exec have bonus related targets for females in senior leadership which are tracked quarterly to monitor progress. We hold regular events specifically to attract women (e.g. Sky partnering with Red Magazine to co-host a series of events aimed at women in tech, providing them coding skills).
Judges comments: This company have amazing aspirations for their business and understand that gender balance is a business imperative. They have a dedicated resource looking for opportunities to drive change. With an innovative perspective, they are an inspiring employer with a fresh and energetic approach.