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What’s it like to work at bp? Celebrating our culture, colleagues and careers around the globe. Plus, find out how bp people have been stepping up during the coronavirus pandemic
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Leading by example

bp’s Carol Howle, executive vice president of trading & shipping, has spoken at the Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy about how career success came after she learned how to ‘get comfortable’ with talking about her strengths and sharing her ambitions

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April 2020: We make one of our largest-ever charitable donations to UK mental health charity Mind and, separately, introduce new ways to help our people manage their mental wellbeing.

June 2020: CEO Bernard writes to staff about racial injustice amid the anguish and pain of events in the US.ople manage their mental wellbeing.

August 2020: bp is formally accredited as a Living Wage Employer by the Living Wage Foundation, making it the first major energy and convenience retail employer to do so. This means that everyone working for bp in the UK now receives a minimum hourly wage of £9.30 in ‎the UK or £10.75 in London. bp is committed to being a responsible employer and recognizes that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay.

August 2020: bp launches alumni network. CEO Bernard says: “We want our colleagues to be successful no matter where their career journey takes them.”

September 2020: bp is selected as a Top Global Employer by LGBT+ rights charity Stonewall. Following the announcement, Bernard praised bp’s diversity and inclusion team, as well as the 100+ volunteers who help to drive change, saying: “You make a real difference to how people feel at work.”

People power

Every day, bp people go out of their way to make a difference, both in their work and in their communities. Watch these short films for some of the ways how

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