Inclusion and Diversity

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Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

We’re activating a culture of belonging.

At Gilbarco Veeder-Root we’re activating a culture of belonging. Here’s how we do it.

Without a doubt, our employees are what fuels our organisation, that’s why creating a working environment where everyone can show their authentic selves at work is at the core of who we are. To allow our employees to say with content, I belong here.Inclusion, diversity, and equity form the backbone of an open-minded organisation that celebrates the uniqueness of all people.

To build upon our culture that’s embracing of our differences and to ensure every voice is heard, we’ve implemented a series of “Courageous Conversations” across the company. Providing a safe space for employees to share their experiences, thoughts, hopes, and fears on the importance of inclusion, diversity and equity.Additionally, eight employee resource groups (ERGs) have been formed to create powerful focal points for connection, community, and advocacy

Our commitment to ID&E

Our ID&E vision is the result of a global collaboration incorporating as many employee voices as possible. To us, “I belong here.” signals our shared journey to deliver the full promise of our vision. 


of businesses say ID&E is an organisational priority.


of organisations are more likely to boosts company reputation.


Increased creativity, innovation and openness.


High diversity environments improve team performance with up to 30%.


Better assessment of consumer interest and demand.

Strategic Pillars to Drive Real Change

Driving real change means driving real action, and ID&E has been a top priority for us since day 1.

To build upon a culture that is embracing of our differences we’ve implemented a series of “Courageous Conversations” across the company. These sessions provide a safe space for employees to share their experiences, thoughts, hopes and fears on the importance of inclusion, diversity and equity.

The themes that emerged from these powerful discussions shaped the strategic pillars that frame our company-wide action plans:

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Building Diverse Teams

Our mission is to recruit, retain and develop a diverse workforce and create an environment where people can do their best work, feel valued, trusted, authentic, and psychologically safe. We believe that an appreciation of individual differences is the key to improve the quality of decisions, spark creativity, align with customer demands, and solving problems faster.

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Communication and Education

Continue to embed and promote open communication streams to effectively develop structures and mechanisms for all stakeholders to have meaningful and sustainable communication and engagement. To ensure diverse perspectives are nurtured and heard and educational platforms are easily accessible to grow and evolve together.

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Disability and Mental Wellbeing

Continue to support and empower individuals with disabilities or mental health conditions to develop their careers within Gilbarco Veeder-Root.

Stephen Richards
Managing Director, ANZ
Inclusion, Diversity and Equity regional sponsor

Our customers benefit from our inclusive and diverse working culture. We empower individuals to bring their unique skills forward and form high performing teams that support our customers. This is why, at Gilbarco, we are with you, delivering future proof, trusted fuelling technology and services.

Cassandra Bunting
Human Resources Director, ANZ

The simple statement of ‘I belong here’ tells me everything I need to know about our company’s approach to Inclusion, Diversity and Equity.

No matter what it is that I am working on or have influence over at work, I always pass the ID&E lens over it, and I know that I have the support to query/challenge at any level in my workplace.

For me, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity is all about creating a true sense of belonging, where we are all able to be our true selves at work.

Michael Kemp
Head of HSE, ANZ

ID&E to me is being committed to representing and reflecting the unique experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints of our people. This gives us the best opportunity to reach our full potential, fuelling innovation and connection with our employees, customers and communities we serve.

Rani Giri
Talent Partner, ANZ
Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Council – AMEA

We are passionate about Inclusion, Diversity and Equity and genuinely committed to GVR being a safe space for all team members when they are feeling vulnerable. We are committed to team members being their ‘whole self’ and truly feeling as though they Belong. IDE at GVR encourages conversation and fostering an environment of equity for all.

Lan McKenzie
National Sourcing and Logistics Manager
Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Council – AMEA

There is always an opportunity to do more to embrace an inclusive culture in the workplace. It is important, from a business and human lens, that we use the platform we have to fulfil our purpose of creating a better world at GVR.

Head of Field Operations
Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Council – AMEA

GVR’s Inclusion and Diversity culture drives greater innovation, communication, decision making and engagement, where employees feel empowered to strive for success, through collaboration and action. Providing an Inclusive and Diverse work environment encourages employees to be exceedingly impactful through strategy and vision for future success and sustainability.

ID&E Programs

At Gilbarco Veeder-Root we foster an environment where all perspectives are welcomed and valued. In Europe, we play an active role in various ID&E forums. The ID&E Council is our primary mechanism for driving progress across the business in the form of awareness, skill-building, communication, and community outreach.

Additionally, eight employee resource groups (ERGs) have been formed to create powerful focal points for connection, community, and advocacy. A number of our European Leadership Team play an active part in these ERG steering committees.

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Vontier Women’s Guide

We cultivate an inclusive environment for growth by providing mentorship, networking, and connection

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Vontier Veterans

Vontier Veterans enables the recruitment, networking and community support of Veterans by working alongside all our allies.

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Vontier Black Network

To build upon our culture of inclusion by recruiting, and empowering Black employees across all levels of Vontier.

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Vontier Pride

To increase understanding, connection, and create a sense of community.

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Vontier Allies for Inclusion

The Vontier Allies for Inclusion ESG is a community of allies across the company that provides education, perspectives and resources to create a more inclusive and supportive workplace for all.

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Vontier Asian Pacific Islander Network Alliance

The APNA fosters career development, and through education and enrichment opportunities we empower our global team to build the mutually inclusive workplace we envision.

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Vontier La Vida!

La Vida! Is a network of employees that celebrate the Latin cultures, and supports the community to foster achievement, recognition, visibility, and inclusion.

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Vontier myAbility

Creating inclusive environments where everyone’s abilities can shine.

We cultivate a culture of belonging

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5 minutes with Hayley Hoffmann

We sat down with Hayley to discuss her exciting journey from managing and growing the information and reporting division in South Africa to the next chapter in her career joining the finance department in the UK. With a clear vision, she followed her passion fuelled by the phrase ‘knowledge is power’ as a guiding principle to continue to grow and expand on her knowledge working collaboratively with an inspiring team.

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My GVR Journey by Marjo Hahl

A captivating story of how Marjo’s experience having multiple roles within GVR has provided her not only with the tools, insights, and knowledge to play an integral part in the success of her career but also realised her intuitiveness towards adaptability and flexibility in the workplace. To be adaptable and flexible when faced with adverse or challenging situations provides the opportunity to grow and to make a difference.

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Teams, Challenges & Opportunities with Cristina Gheorghe

Cristina’s story is a reminder to have the courage to make that big change in your career to follow what you’re truly passionate about. Cristina moved from a Sales & Marketing background to a Sales Support Associate, where her journey started with GVR excelling in her new role and chapter of her career. After only a year in her new role, she progresses to Sales Administration Manager to broaden her exposure within the organisation, driven by a passion for lifelong learning through new challenges, mentors and studies.

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