Husqvarna Group Recognized as a Diversity Leader by Financial Times for the Third Consecutive Year

Husqvarna Group Recognized as a Diversity Leader by Financial Times for the Third Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Husqvarna Group has been honored with the title of Diversity Leader by Financial Times for the third consecutive year, securing the 49th position among 850 European companies, a significant improvement from its 177th position in the previous year’s ranking. The recognition is based on independent surveys of over 100,000 employees across Europe, focusing on diversity and inclusion practices within the workforce. Husqvarna Group’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace has been instrumental in achieving this recognition, emphasizing the importance of different perspectives in creating a resilient company poised to meet the future needs of both customers and employees. Leigh Dagberg, Executive Vice President of People & Organization at Husqvarna Group, expressed the significance of this continuous effort in shaping the company’s ability to exceed customer and employee expectations in the future.

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Dec-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Husqvarna Group continues to strengthen its position as a Diversity Leader, securing the prestigious title from Financial Times for the third consecutive year. In the 2024 ranking Husqvarna Group is placed 49 among 850 European companies, marking a substantial leap from last year’s 177th position. Additionally, the Group secures a fourth position among Swedish companies.

The ranking foundation, based on independent surveys of more than 100,000 employees across Europe, focuses on their employer’s diversity and inclusion practices. The result boiled down to a list of 850 companies recognized as business leaders in gender, ethnicity, disability, age and sexual orientation in the workforce.

“This recognizes our dedication to a diverse and inclusive workplace, where our differences are our strengths. It is through different perspectives that we create a company built to last, and this continuous work is critical to the Group’s ability to anticipate and surpass customer and employee requirements for the future”, says Leigh Dagberg, Executive Vice President, People & Organization at Husqvarna Group.

See the full list and read about the methodology here.

Husqvarna Group
Husqvarna Group was founded in 1689 and is today a world-leading manufacturer of innovative products and solutions for forest, park, and garden management. The range includes robotic lawnmowers, chainsaws, trimmers, riding lawnmowers and garden irrigation. Husqvarna Group is also a leader in equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are mainly sold under the global Husqvarna and Gardena brands via direct sales, dealers and retailers to consumers and professional users in more than 100 countries. Sales in 2022 amounted to SEK 54 billion and the Group has approximately 14,400 employees in 40 countries.

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SOURCE: Husqvarna Group


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