Diversity & Inclusion

    We want all people to be socially and economically empowered. 

    Explicit or implicit biases are present in every work environment, they can vary widely across geographies and cultures, and they often result from a complex combination of traditional power structures, categorisations of economic or ethnic class, and attitudes toward gender. Prohibiting any form of discrimination is the necessary framework for work opportunities and career advancement.

    Our Initiatives Include

    • Our Fair Employment Policy that covers our operations for all forms of diversity
    • Establishing a Diversity and Inclusion Council
    • Dedicated training sessions and support for female farmers, with gender reporting by product supply chain
    • Our Supplier Code, which clearly stipulates that third-party suppliers “encourage gender equality, equal access and empowerment of women”.

    We Scale Impact Through Sector Initiatives

    • Signatory to UN Women’s Empowerment Principles
    • WEConnect International – a global network that connects women-owned businesses to qualified buyers around the world

    We report on the goals and targets in the Human and Social Capital sections of our 2020 Annual Report.

    Other Ways We’re Tackling Climate Change

    Improving Every Day for Rural Women

    Olam’s ambition to improve smallholder livelihoods can’t be fully achieved without addressing gender equality.

    Untying Gender Constraints

    Outtara’s story can be an inspiration for many seeking a better life for their families.

    Empowering Women Farmers

    “With the Flor do Café project I learned about coffee quality and by that I added value to my product."

    Talk to Us About Sustainability

    We encourage conversation and aim to build connections with those that share our passion for sustainability.

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