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Here you can learn more about what's it like to work and grow with us, our commitment to creating a truly diverse and inclusive workplace and our range of excellent benefits.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Maersk, we're building a culture where everyone can feel at home. We don't just work across continents, we work across different genders, generations, cultures, sexual orientations, religions, disabilities and perspectives.

Together, we succeed as one global team. We want to encourage innovation and empower our teams to share new ways of thinking, making the most of our diverse talents. But it’s also about feeling involved and encouraged to be yourself.

We’re excited for you to become part of our team and fully join in the adventure ahead.

Everyone on board

Diversity alone doesn't create business benefits. It's diversity with inclusion that drives improved performance, collaboration and innovation. That's why we've made inclusion part of our leadership agenda and why we're encouraging everyone across the business to contribute more often.

Together, we'll eliminate unconscious bias in the workplace. This way, we can work with people from all over the world and achieve great things together. But it's also about simply living our values - respecting each other and creating a place where people can thrive.

everyone on board

"Being inclusive is about being able to work across differences and being able to make decisions free from bias, respecting each other and leveraging the uniqueness everyone brings to work".

Ulf Hahnemann, Chief Human Resource Officer
Ulf Hahnemann, Chief Human Resource Officer - A.P. Moller - Maersk

Challenging the status quo

Research tells us that gender stereotypes about careers can start at a young age. We teamed up with some primary school students in Helsingor, Denmark to put this theory to the test and show the next generation that opportunities are for everyone.

Lead the future - meet our three Maersk role models

In 2020 we joined the Lead the Future role model campaign, which aims to inspire more young women to become leaders.

Women in Transport and Logistics

The Transport and logistics industry has traditionally been male dominated. Because of this, we're increasing the representation of women in Maersk at all levels.Improving the diversity of our leadership also helps us better reflect and understand the diverse markets we serve. Progress is steady, but we still have a long way to go.

Read more information on our progress, have a look at our latest data and targets.

women in transport and logistics

Download our latest data and targets

We're also part of The Diversity Council, an organisation dedicated to advancing more women into top level management. Discover more

Have a look at our global gender and diversity policy to find out more about what we want to achieve. Discover more

LGBTI inclusion at Maersk

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and proud to support all our employees that help our business thrive.

At a very basic level we will not tolerate discrimination, harassment or bullying of employees. This is written into our global commit rules, our Values. In addition through our commitment to the UN Global Compact protecting human rights is an underlying principle in how we conduct our business.

Under the UN LGBTI business standards we are further committed to support and drive equality for LGBTI employees at Maersk.

"Signing the UN’s LGBTI Standards for Business means that we take responsibility as a company to help tackle a global problem and promote equality for LGBTI people.

Ulf Hahnemann
Chief Human Resources Officer - A.P. Moller - Maersk

The faces of Maersk Pride: meet Jack Woodhouse

Jack Woodhouse joined Maersk in October 2016 through the erstwhile Seago brand.

Wedding bells are in order next year for Jack and his fiancé Martin, who have been together for three years. Besides being busy with wedding preparations, Jack also has his hands full with renovation jobs on their newly bought house in Liverpool, where they live with their beloved rabbits and fish.
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She trades

In 2018, ITC SheTrades and Maersk launched a partnership to help female entrepreneurs who use logistics and shipping. Why have we partnered? Many female-led businesses face a variety of export barriers, so we've offered our tools and services to accelerate growth and provide access to new global markets.

What does our partnership focus on?

  • Technical webinars delivered by Maersk experts.
  • Mentoring female entrepreneurs from the SheTrades community with the help of our expert trade professionals.
  • Offering female entrepreneurs access to our online shipping tools.

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