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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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Time to shine

bp’s senior vice president for engineering, Aleida Rios, shares her passion for engineering, the role models who have helped her along the way and why it is so important that women are not left ‘hidden’ from the workplace in a post-pandemic world

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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.”

10 December 2020: bp is ranked seventh out of 199 major global companies by the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2020, significantly improving on our previous score. This comes in recognition of revisions to our human rights policy; the publication of our labour rights and modern slavery principles; and our enhanced 2019 slavery and human trafficking statement.

8 March 2021: Seven bp employees from around the world share their stories of challenging the status quo as part of an Instagram Live to mark International Women’s Day. 

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

A sign of strength
#InThisTogether
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