Two major awards from Bloomberg and Catalyst for commitment and progress on gender equality and inclusion for Schneider Electric . In fact, the company was included for the second consecutive year in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index and for the first time it received the Catalyst Award for companies that launch initiatives aimed at making workplaces safer and more inclusive, giving women space to grow up.
Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) – created in 2016 to provide managers and investors with comparative information on the level of gender equality in the largest financial services companies – has been extended to all industrial sectors since 2018 and 2019 Schneider Electric has been included on the list of 230 companies thanks to its commitment to gender inclusion and to promoting equality in the communities in which it operates.
The company, in fact, has promoted the application of a new policy on the issue of family leave (called Global Family Leave), the creation of a path to achieve gender pay equality worldwide. All these initiatives are an integral part of the Schneider Sustainability Impact sustainability report, which measures the company’s performance in terms of sustainable development.
The Catalyst Award rewards the most innovative organizational approaches, which bring verified and measurable results, accelerating the progress of the female condition through work inclusion. Schneider Electric is one of the four companies that received the award. The award was given for the holistic approach to gender inclusion that Schneider Electric India has taken to attract and retain female talent in the company.
The recognition of what has made S chneider Electric India bears witness to the company’s widest global evolution. Focusing on an inclusive goal for all, the results achieved in India are an example of the company’s willingness to offer equal opportunities to all, while creating a work environment in which employees can feel confident, both physically and on a psychological level.
“Schneider Electric’s commitment is to provide equal opportunities for everyone, wherever they are, enhancing individuality and talent – commented Olivier Blum, Head of Human Resources and Executive Vice President of Schneider Electric. – Our presence in the Bloomberg index and the prestigious Catalyst Award highlight the excellent work in terms of diversity and inclusion, both globally and at the level of the individual countries in which we are present.”
About Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems.We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency. We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.