We are pleased to announce that Pole Star has signed the Women in Maritime Pledge.
As a signatory of the pledge, we are making clear our support for creating positive change within our organisation, and collectively, across the UK maritime sector.
The Women in Maritime Pledge was drafted by Maritime UK, an association bringing together the UK’s shipping, ports, services, engineering and leisure marine industries to drive growth by promoting the sector, influencing government and fostering collaboration.
The pledge is as follows:
"We are committed to building an employment culture that actively supports and celebrates gender diversity, at all levels, throughout our organisation, and our industry."
Signatories are encouraged to take practical steps and set themselves measurable and ambitious goals towards meeting this pledge.
Our goal here at Pole Star is to create a workforce who not only believe in, but fight for gender equality both while at Pole Star and long after they leave.
As a new signatory, we pledge to foster our inclusive and flexible culture and continue valuing women and men's contributions equally while challenging conscious and unconscious bias within the industry.