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
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.
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
Time to deliver
As bp releases its 3Q 2020 results, Bernard sends a message in this short film to thank employees for their performance in a tough environment
This short film tells the story of bp’s COVID-19 response by the people who stepped up. From making personal protective equipment (PPE) for emergency responders to working on the frontline, bp colleagues have been protecting people and caring for communities throughout the pandemic
Meet bp’s Ricky Burns
We’re proud of our colleagues like Ricky in Houston, US, who has used his 3D printer to create visor shields and respiratory masks for use at his local hospital and at COVID-19 testing sites
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