Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be part of it.

At Schneider Electric, diversity is an integral part of our history, culture, and identity. Inclusion is the way we treat and perceive all differences. We want to create an inclusive culture in which all forms of diversity are seen as real value for the company.

Our commitment


President & CEO Jean Pascal TRICOIRE commitment ‘All our employees can expect us to value and respect their uniqueness and welcome them as they are'

The Diversity and Inclusion Policy applies to all Schneider Electric entities worldwide. All Schneider entities are obliged to develop diversity and inclusion action that cover areas such as gender and cultural diversities, while meeting local regulations and addressing country-specific issues.

We see inclusion as more than just welcoming diversity within Schneider Electric. For us, it is about creating an inclusive culture in which all forms of diversity are seen as real value for the company.

  • A time for bold change

    Meet Iram Shah, our SVP of Customer Transformation, a true champion of diversity and keynote speaker at the 2017 WorldChicago International Women’s Day celebration. As a successful business woman and humanitarian, Ms. Shah is committed to leading real change in the world.

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  • HeforShe Committee Events in HKU

    HeForShe Conversation at Hong Kong University with Elizabeth Nyamayaro - Head of the UN Women HeForShe Initiative

    HeforShe IMPACT Champions Committee Meeting was held in Hong Kong University to engage conversation and collaboration for change. Hong Kong University hosted HeForShe Event with guest speaker Ms. Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Senior Advisor to the Head of UN Women and Head of the UN Women HeForShe Initiative. Monette Sunga, representative of Diversity and Inclusion for Schneider Electric East Asia & Japan Zone shared Schneider Electric’s progress and achievements and the challenges that the company is facing on gender equality movement

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  • Women Entrepreneurship Program

    Brazil Women Entrepreneurship Program achieved great impact on Women Economic Empowerment - United Nations Women as a pilot initiative in entrepreneurial activities. The program objects to train both men and women in the hinterlands of Bahia, in Basics in Electricity and Off-Grid Photovoltaic Systems, with a gender lens, and aims to engage women of the community in entrepreneurial activities related to electricity and energy.

  • Schneider Electric leaders continue their mobilization for gender equality

    40 country presidents of Schneider Electric ratified the global Women’s Empowerment Principles  (WEPs) set out by UN Women and the Global Compact by the end of June 2016.These 40 leaders oversee more than 90 percent of Schneider Electric employees.
    WEP signatories publicly commit to making every possible effort to provide men and women with the same opportunities and enable them to reach their potential.

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  • Proud to have one of our employees as an Olympic Torch bearer

    Henry Gurgel from Schneider Electric Brazil - a member of the Brazil Paralympic weight-lifting team - led the Olympic Torch through Ceara state.

  • HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10, Davos 2016

    HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 launched Parity Report at Davos in January 2016. Ten of the world’s leading companies have released new workforce gender diversity figures in UN Women’s inaugural HeForShe Parity Report.

  • United Nations Headquarter in NY

    Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, was awarded one of the five coveted Awards for his demonstrated commitment and implementation of policies that advance and empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community.

    Awards and recognition

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      2015 CEO Leadership Award

      by the UN Women's Empowerment Principles, in recognition of our company's efforts in advancing gender equality.

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      2015 World's Most Ethical Companies

      by Ethisphere Institute, for the fifth time in a row, in recognition of our commitment translated into real actions beyond making statements.

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      2015 World's 44th Most Attractive Employer

      By Universum, in recognition of our attractiveness as a potential employer for students from the world's 12 largest economies.
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      One of America's Best Large Employers

      Thanks to our employees and Forbes Magazine for recognizing us.

    • Schneider Electric LinkedIn top ten company award

      Top talent attractors 2017

      We are among the 25 leading companies that attract and keep top talent according to LinkedIn.

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      Stanton Chase presented the Chairman's Diversity and Inclusion Award 2017

      For Schneider Electric’s impressive global commitment to ensuring equality in talent acquisition and development practices, including your focus on equitable compensation programs.

    • Global Governance

      How Schneider Electric promotes Diversity & Inclusion within the Company

    • Global Initiatives

      All about initiatives developed by global and local teams to promote a diverse and inclusive culture, gender equality, women networks, leadership programs, and forums