The company has received the Optimal Castilla y León Distinction that recognizes its work in the field of gender equality and perspective and has recently renewed its commitment to Diversity Charter for the period 2019-2021
Promoting diversity and effective equality between men and women within its organization is one of the strategic pillars in which Aquona, a company in the water sector with presence in Castilla y León and Castilla-La Mancha He has been working for years.
This entrepreneurial commitment has made it worthy of the Optimal Castile and Leon Distinction granted by the Ministry of Family and Equal Opportunities of the Autonomous Community Board. This is recognition for the implementation of measures in areas such as the integration of the gender perspective in the company, reconciliation of personal, family and work life or prevention of sexual harassment at work. Thus, Aquona already has its II Equality Plan, an equality committee and a protocol against harassment, among other initiatives.
The director of Sustainable Development of Aquona, Laura de Vega, has been commissioned to collect the Distinctive during an act that was held today May 7 at the headquarters of the council. De Vega stressed that "equity is part of the day-to-day business of Aquona, promoting equality between men and women in the selection, training, retribution and career development." In addition, he added that in Aquona there are "concrete objectives in terms of equity, such as increasing the number of women in leadership positions by 50%." For this reason, from the company will continue to provide their "grain of sand" in terms of equality so that one day these measures will "normalize and stop deserving distinctive."
In addition to promoting equality between men and women, Aquona respects and encourages diversity in its broadest sense (social, racial, cultural, sexual, etc.) in its human team. For this reason, the company has renewed the seal that certifies its commitment to the Diversity Charter for the 2019-2021 period granted by the Diversity Foundation.
Through this seal, Aquona is committed to respect the current regulations on equal opportunities and anti-discrimination and assumes a decalogue of basic principles that must promote and disseminate. Among them, they emphasize raising awareness of the principles of diversity and equality to all their staff, building a diverse workforce, doing cross-cutting management of diversity to be a determining factor in all HR policies or promoting inclusion and conciliation, among others. The seal and complete decalogue can be found on the Aquona website