Gender Diversity Is 'Mission Critical', BHP Boss Declares

BHP chief executive Mike Henry says the mining giant has made significant advances in its push to break the industry's acute workforce gender imbalance, lifting the number of women it has hired or promoted.

The nation's largest miner set an industry-leading goal four years ago to improve diversity and achieve gender balance across its 30,000-strong direct workforce by 2025. Company statistics reveal female representation increased by two percentage points in 2019-20 and has now hit a new high of 26.5 per cent.

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