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Kraft Heinz Company Australia

  • #4 in Retail, sales and consumer goods
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Diversity and Inclusion at Kraft Heinz Company Australia

Here at Kraft Heinz, We Demand Diversity. We're committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees, our partners, our customers, and our consumers, knowing that diverse backgrounds and perspectives make us a stronger, more interesting and more innovative company. Diversity, Belonging and Inclusion form a core part of our values and remain at the heart of our global strategy. This is inclusive of cultural diversity, gender equality, wellbeing and mental health, LGBTQI+, accessibility and reconciliation with First Nations People.

To view the Kraft Heinz Company ‘Equal Employee Opportunity’ policy, visit the website here: https://www.kraftheinzcompany.com/eeo.html


Kraft Heinz is committed to working towards a gender-equal workplace. 

We champion great people – and that includes our strategic approach to gender-inclusive leadership development. One program to highlight is The WE Network, a leadership accelerator for women. Launched in 2020, this program features a global cohort of associate directors from across the company igniting the spark for continued leadership growth. 

  • Since 2018, Kraft Heinz has been a proud participant in the Lean In Women in the Workplace survey.
  • The employee-led working group GEN (gender equality network) works to combat gender through various initiatives, such as women in business panel events, raising awareness and gender-focused recruitment drives.
  • Kraft Heinz annually completes the WGEA (workplace gender equality act) report to continually ensure that gender best practice is upheld and improvements are always being made.


Kraft Heinz acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate. They pay my respects to their Elders, past and present, and the Aboriginal Elders of other communities who may be here today. 

  • Kraft Heinz celebrates various Indigenous events, such as NAIDOC Week taking the opportunity to learn about the history, culture and achievements of the First Nations People on the land in which they operate. 
  • As a Kraft Heinz employee, you are entitled to take a paid Day of Service annually, to dedicate your time to educating yourself, contributing or raising awareness for issues such as systemic racism and/or reconciliation.
  • They actively encourage and support applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.


Kraft Heinz is committed to be a workplace where everyone feels comfortable to bring their whole self to work every day. They ensure that this sentiment not only applies to employees but to consumers who love their products. Regardless of gender, beliefs, cultural background, age and sexual orientation, everyone has a seat at the table.

  • In 2019, Kraft Heinz celebrated a major milestone achieving our first perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI). CEI rate corporate policies and practices for LGBTQ inclusion.
  • Kraft Heinz established the LGBTQI+ employee working group in 2016 with a vision to bring education and awareness to the business whilst creating an inclusive environment and engaging the LGBTI community and allies
  • Kraft Heinz’ commitment to LGBTQI+ inclusion is part of their broader diversity inclusion and belonging strategy which is embedded in our company strategy.
  • Every year they take the time to celebrate and bring to light some key moments in the LGBTQI+ community such as IDAHOBIT, Pride and Mardi Gras.

Cultural diversity

Kraft Heinz is a global company built from the success of its global brands and employees. They are committed to fostering a culturally safe, diverse and inclusive workplace. With a presence in over 40 countries and employees from varying ethnicities, nationalities and background, Kraft Heinz caters to all.

  • Kraft Heinz looks to hire across a range of different talent pools and partners closely with Universities, schools and career platforms to ensure a diverse recruitment process occurs
  • Throughout the year, a cultural calendar of events (from Lunar New Year, to Easter, to Ramadan) is celebrated and acknowledged to drive awareness of the cultural diversities
  • As a global company, we encourage international movement. Wherever you are based in Kraft Heinz, you are part of a local market, but a global legacy.

Awards, accreditations and memberships

  • The Kraft Heinz Company - Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
  • Forbes Worlds’ Best Employer List 2020
  • Grad Connection Top 100 Finalist 2021
  • Australian HR Awards: Best Learning and Development Program 2020 - Excellence Award
  • Australian HR Awards: Best Graduate Development Program 2020 - Excellence Award
  • Grad Australia Top 100 Graduate Employers 2021 – Ranked 49th