Sky have been included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the second year running and Chris Stylianou, our Chief Operating Officer for the UK & Ireland, has been recognised for his ongoing commitment to gender equality and the Women in Leadership programme.
The list acknowledges UK employers that are making gender equality a key part of their business strategy, with consistent commitment to creating inclusive workplace cultures and progressing women.
Speaking after the announcement, Anna Cook, Director of Women in Leadership, told today@sky:
"It is an excellent achievement and recognises all the great work taking place across Sky to drive change and reach our 50/50 gender split target."
Chris was also a finalist in the Business in the community Gender Equality Awards, the UK’s most prestigious awards for gender equality in the workplace which celebrates outstanding progress and examples of best practice, impact, innovation and individual achievement.
Kathryn Nawrockyi, Gender Equality Director, Business in the Community, said:
“Congratulations to Chris and Sky on being named as a Finalist in the Business in the Community Gender Equality Awards and being listed in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.
They have made considerable progress to understand and address the barriers to equality that women face at work and put fundamental workplace culture change at the core of their activity, recognising the benefits this brings to women and men at all levels and to the organisation as a whole.
I hope other employers will follow their example.”