We are delighted to announce Women of Waterproofing have won a PCA Best Practice Award ‘Special Award for Initiative’.
The deserving winners of the 2018 PCA Best Practice Awards were announced on Friday 15 June at the Slate, University of Warwick.
The PCA Best Practice Awards brought together 160 members, contractors, designers and experts for a glamorous evening of celebration, recognition and networking.
After review by the panel of expert judges, Women of Waterproofing won in recognition of them ‘overcoming challenges in an innovative way, offering a solution to ensuring that we are attracting, recruiting and retaining talented women into the full range of roles and at all levels within the structural waterproofing industry and demonstrating engagement with a range of third parties.’
Improving the diversity of the people we employ is important to Delta Membrane Systems Limited. We recognise that it is not only right to ensure that people of all genders and backgrounds are able to access fulfilling careers in the waterproofing sector; but that as a business, we fully reflect the society we serve.
As part of Delta Membrane Systems Limited’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are working hard to increase the representation of female CSSW qualified Waterproofing Design Specialists.
Our diversity and inclusion strategies include offering unconscious bias CSSW Training at our facilities in Epping, Essex and within our diversity and inclusion five-year plan offering Waterproofing Design Specialist Apprenticeships.
We have also undertaken a range of initiatives aimed at tackling the gender gap, including supporting and sponsoring the Women of Waterproofing Networking Group and unconscious bias training for all staff members across our business.
Christopher Burbridge, Delta’s Managing Director, discusses his pride in the Women of Waterproofing winning this Award: “Leading a business to success can be a tough challenge and as such we are keen to showcase the dedication, expertise and sheer hard work of our team. I would like to wish Georgia and Rachel the best of luck for the future and congratulate them on their win in this prestigious awards programme.”
David J Symes, Delta’s Technical Director concluded, “Both Georgia and Rachel joined Delta from diverse backgrounds to Structural Waterproofing. Both Rachel and Georgia have adapted to their roles and the environment with grace and dedication. We wish them every success as role models for welcoming more females into a male dominated sector”.
Kevin Dodds, concluded “We are incredibly proud to support the Women of Waterproofing. For Georgia and Rachel to have achieved such recognition is an incredibly accomplishment of