The Women in Defence Charter was launched to improve gender balance in the defence sector, both public and private. 
 

By signing they pledge to be the very best at driving inclusion and diversity and providing fair opportunities for women to succeed at all levels and agree to four commitments.

Why Did They Sign The Charter?
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Boyden

Boyden

Boyden have signed up to the Women in Defence Charter as we have an opportunity to make a major impact to diversity in the industry, particularly at the senior executive talent level. Boyden have been working with comparable Charters and can bring advice on Best Practice when it comes to hiring, including and attracting diverse talent within defence organisations. The whole Boyden team bring a passion for talent and making a positive difference.

Boeing in the UK

Boeing in the UK

Diversity and inclusion are part of Boeing’s Enduring Values and are integral to our business strategy to become a global industrial champion. We know we are stronger and make better decisions when our teams reflect the diversity of the many com­munities in which we operate.

Sharing in Growth

Sharing in Growth

Sharing in Growth is delighted to have signed this Charter . Our Sharing in Growth vision talks about the next generation and we need to ensure we create the opportunity for this to include women.The Sharing in Growth board is fully committed to making changes and our initial areas for focus will be around how we attract, recruit and retain female coaches.

General Dynamics

General Dynamics

General Dynamics UK is committed to delivering against our pledges in the Women in Defence Charter.

Scientific Management International

Scientific Management International

Scientific Management International is not only committed to gender inclusion across its global business but actively seeks to promote the range of opportunities available to women with emphasis on STEM and defence careers through community engagement. Gender balance is reflected at all levels of the organisation and gender inclusion is an expectation, not an aspiration.

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) is honoured to be a signatory of the Women in Defence Charter.  As a new business, RBSL has a unique opportunity to set gender balance as a priority from day one.  We aim to increase the representation of women across the industry so individuals and ideas thrive, our customers get the best from us, and the next generation of women and girls may be inspired to join our mission of providing our Armed Forces with world-class capability.

MBDA

MBDA

MBDA is proud to be a signatory to the Women in Defence Charter.  We recognise that women are underrepresented in our industry and are passionate about redressing the balance.  Diverse teams deliver better results and we are working to ensure MBDA is a place where every individual is valued and is able to reach their full potential, regardless of gender.

KBR

KBR

The Women in Defence Charter reaffirms KBR’s commitment to gender equality and to supporting the UK defense sector’s aspiration to see women represented and succeeding at all levels. Signing this charter reinforces our commitment to be amongst the very best at driving inclusion and diversity, and providing opportunities for women to succeed and thrive at all levels. This commitment aligns with KBR’s Aspire gender parity employee network that provides the tools, resources and experience to encour

JJ Churchill

JJ Churchill

We are delighted to be able to give our commitment as an organisation to the women in defence charter. As a result of signing up, we are actively seeking to encourage women to take up apprenticeships within our organisation and have already discussed with our training provider how we might achieve this for our next cohort of apprentices that join us.

Atkins

Atkins

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, is immensely proud to have signed the Women in Defence Charter at DSEI 19 in September. I believe that without diversity of thought, it is unlikely that you will discover the best solutions to problems, and charters like this are a big step in the right direction for ensuring diversity is truly embedded in the company culture. I am incredibly proud of the work we've already done to create a diverse and inclusive work environment - and the processes we h

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

Like many of our customers and competitors, we have challenges around attraction and retention of people and whilst we have had some successes in diversifying at our Apprentice levels, our organisation in general doesn’t reflect our expanding, global customer base or really tap into talent pools that we traditionally haven’t accessed. Increasing the diversity of thinking in our organisation is therefore a real driver for future growth and access to talent.

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ADS
Airbus
Atkins
Atlas Elektronik UK
BAE Systems
BMT
Babcock
Boeing Defence UK
Boeing in the UK
Boyden
British Army
Britten-Norman Limited
DE&S
Ferranti Technologies
GKN Aerospace
General Dynamics
Harquebus
JJ Churchill
Jacobs
KBR
Leidos
Leonardo
Lockheed Martin UK
MBDA UK
MRL Public Sector Consultants
Manpower Group
Marshall Aerospace and Defence
Ministry of Defence
Northrop Grumman
Oxley Group
PA Consulting
QinetiQ
Raytheon UK
Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land
Rolls Royce
Royal Air Force
Royal Navy
Saab UK
Safran
Scientific Management International Ltd.
Serco
Sharing in Growth
TMD Technologies
Thales UK
Turner & Townsend
Vysiion
Walker Precision Engineering
Wood PLC