At Jacobs, we believe in the power of inclusion and diversity as an imperative in the workplace. This requires a balanced contribution and behaviours from a diverse pool of people sourced from all walks of life to enable individuals and organisations to thrive. Jacobs respectfully acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Nation people and traditional custodians of the lands on which we live and work, paying respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.
Jacobs’ vision for reconciliation is that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are empowered to participate in building a future where their histories and cultures are visibly acknowledged, included and celebrated. In 2019, we are celebrating a decade of formalised commitments, through Reconciliation Action Plans, that create opportunities to grow and collaborate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our business and industry.
We deliver meaningful outcomes for advancing the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity. We contribute to Closing the Gap by promoting and celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s cultures, supporting self-determination, and allowing each unique group to create spaces and encourage connectivity between identity and place, designing and building places that broaden the inclusivity of Australian communities.