Celebrating International Women’s Day

In recognition of International Women’s Day 2022, we asked colleagues from across our businesses what this year’s theme, #BreakTheBias, means to them and why it’s important to work towards this in our work and personal lives. Their comments are insightful and inspiring.

We are also taking the opportunity to showcase the creative talent of Nam Tindongan who designed our #breakthebias visual above, which you can view in full on LinkedIn.

At Stolt-Nielsen, we recognise that shipping and logistics are historically male dominated, and we continue to promote diversity, inclusion and care for all our employees, contractors and communities.

For example, Stolt Tankers aims to have shortlists for onshore vacancies that are 50% female for all roles and has designed a new style of boilersuit that is more suitable and comfortable for female colleagues on ship and shore.

Stolthaven Terminals is taking a prominent leadership position globally when it comes to diversity and inclusion, having joined the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA), whose mission is to attract and support women in management levels in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.

And Stolt-Nielsen's Chief HR Officer Anne van Dassen Müller participated in the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) Diversity Board.

This year, Stolt Sea Farm conducted a global survey of recruitment, career development and communication and no significant differences were found between men and women with regard to salaries or fair treatment. The business has also implemented an equality plan for the next four years in consultation with employees and agreed to by five trade unions in Spain.