World Environment Day
Fortude’s sustainability initiative, Earth.Ocean.Life, was launched with the promise to encourage biodiversity on earth and in the oceans at every opportunity. At the front of our minds is the suffering and distress caused by the increase in air pollution, endangered species nearing extinction and the continued use of single-use plastic that continues to threaten sea life. The goal of this initiative is to ensure we make a long-lasting positive impact in the communities we operate in and on the planet as a whole. Earth.Ocean.Life, will also help drive sustainable business practices across Fortude, with each global entity and more granular divisions looking at ways to help encourage environmentally friendly best practices.
On the 18th of January, 2019 Fortude launched the ‘I AM DIVERSITY’ initiative, as part of its corporate ethos to encourage a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees irrespective of age, gender, race, colour, orientation and disability. Fortude is a strong supporter of encouraging inclusivity and strives to be an equal opportunity employer in an industry that continues to encourage more female participation. The pledge to embrace diversity and inclusion in the workplace has been taken by all employees, and is reflected in the ‘I AM DIVERSITY’ logo – a hand consisting of the five fingers that are at the same time separate and work in unison towards a common goal. The launch of the initiative marks the beginning of Fortude’s journey towards establishing an impactful Diversity and Inclusion Council, further enabling diversity and inclusion across our global presence in the US, UK, Australia and Sri Lanka.