International Women’s Day 2017
On March 8, we celebrate our diverse and inclusive culture that fosters gender equality, women's networks, leadership programs and forums.
How Schneider Electric promotes Diversity & Inclusion within the Company
All about initiatives developed by global and local teams to promote a diverse and inclusive culture, gender equality, women networks, leadership programs, and forums
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
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.
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.
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 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.
We want to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as real value for the company.
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.