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A new report sets a baseline for Diversity and Inclusion in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry for the first time.

The report, titled Building a Baseline: OEUK Diversity & Inclusion Survey, is produced by OEUK’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Task Group, in partnership with Robert Gordon University (RGU). Therefore, it is shaped by responses from more than 1,600 people from over 23 disciplines and over 100 organisations and provides powerful insight into the industry’s key challenges.

In conclusion, these are the key findings of the report include:

  • 57% of respondents rated the diversity and inclusion culture in their organisation as strong or very strong.
  • 38% felt the focus on diversity and inclusion in their organisation had improved in the last few years.
  • 34% saw the importance of diversity and inclusion increase due to COVID-19.
  • 14% regarded the D&I culture in their organisation as weak or felt there is no D&I culture at all.

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Let’s talk about Diversity & Inclusion.

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