Diversity task force
This task force, made up of female and male leaders from across the ABF Group, meets several times a year to set the strategy on diversity, review business projects and share best practice.
Women’s business education forum
The forum is designed to provide opportunities for networking and learning, enhance business understanding and support personal career development. It has a current membership of over 300 people.
Unconscious bias training
Training sessions on unconscious bias are included in all leadership development programmes. This training aims to build awareness and explore commonly held myths around diversity, translating goals into practical solutions.
This two-way programme is aimed at providing a different perspective and sounding board to the female mentees as well as to educate the mentors on some of the potential barriers their mentees face.
Retaining talented individuals to grow and develop our business is at the heart of this project. It focuses on training business leaders and HR professionals worldwide, equipping them with the tools, knowledge and skills to conduct honest and productive career conversations and facilitate better career management for all talent.
For many parents, the desire to balance being a parent with work can be challenging. To help, we have established three work streams covering coaching, learning, and an online portal to help those returning from, or considering taking, parental leave, including relevant information for line managers.
Women’s development programmes
A leadership development programmes for their high-potential women. These programmes have been specifically designed to create a positive environment in which participants can build their self-awareness around their leadership style, build their personal style and approach, reflect on their personal network and strengthen their influencing skills.