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Mining company BHP Billiton pledges gender balance by 2025

23rd October, 2016
Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive, BHP Billiton

Mining company BHP Billiton has set an ambitious target for gender balance, committing to a 50 per cent female workforce by 2025. Currently, 17 per cent of its staff are women.

“Some employees think inclusion and diversity is not an area where we can make significant progress. However, in my view, women have been disadvantaged for a very long time in a male-dominated environment. Once we address that, we base decisions on merit, which is how it should...

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