Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Our vision is to be recognised as a leader in diversity. We believe that to be truly diverse we must be an inclusive organisation – one that mirrors the societies in which we work.

We thrive through embracing our differences including our different social backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, genders, ages, religions and sexualities.

If people are very similar their views tend to be the same. Diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams.

As an industry, we face a huge challenge to recruit, retain and develop the hard working and talented people we need to deliver the major projects planned for the coming years.

Thinking differently


We must think differently and find answers to the difficult questions. These questions include:

  • what are the barriers to creating a more diverse workforce?
  • what stops people wanting to join the construction industry?
  • how can we get more women working in senior positions?


Our aim is to make sure that at all levels, and in all parts of our business, we have an inclusive culture, where differences are valued and individuality embraced.

This is backed up by our ethical code of conduct, and standards that encourage people from diverse backgrounds to join us.

Our inclusive approach...

... can be traced back more than 125 years, through our Swedish roots, when the business was founded in 1887 by Rudolf Frederik Berg.

A social pioneer, Berg established day care and child healthcare centres, set up a general employment office in Malmo and acted as a guarantor on loans – supporting the construction of owner-occupied housing for workers. Now, as then, our focus is on giving back to the communities in which we work and doing the right thing by our employees.

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