Delta Membrane System are delighted to announce "Women of Waterproofing" have won a
PCA BEST PRACTICE AWARD ‘SPECIAL AWARD FOR INITIATIVE’. The 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 an evening of celebration, recognition and networking.
After review by the panel of expert judges, Women of Waterproofing won in recognition of ‘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.’
Delta Membrane Systems Limited is committed to improving diversity within its business and is working hard to increase the representation of female CSSW qualified Waterproofing Design Specialists. Its diversity and inclusion strategies include offering unconscious bias CSSW Training at its facilities in Epping, Essex and within its diversity and inclusion five- year plan offering Waterproofing Design Specialist Apprenticeships.
Delta has 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 the 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. They 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”.