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AstraZeneca seeks next wave of therapeutic innovation with 2023 R&D Postdoctoral Challenge

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca has launched the 2023 R&D Postdoctoral Challenge, which invites final-year MD and/or PhD students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world to submit their own research proposals. The initiative is designed to promote diversity of thought and … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Manchester Aims to Address Under-Representation of Women in Engineering and Transport Sectors with New Campaign

(IN BRIEF) Stagecoach Manchester has launched the ‘Engineering Your Future’ campaign to encourage more women to pursue careers in engineering. The company has identified a lack of women in both the engineering and transport sectors and hopes the campaign will … Read the full press release

Eni Supports Sustainability and Inclusivity at Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Games

(IN BRIEF) Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026 and Eni have signed an agreement to support the upcoming Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Milan Cortina 2026. Eni sees sport as a unifying tool and is committed to sustainability and a fair transition … Read the full press release

STARK Group Ranks Among Top 1% of Companies in EcoVadis’ Global Assessment

(IN BRIEF) STARK Group has received a platinum rating from EcoVadis for its sustainable business practices, ranking it in the top 1% of all companies assessed. The platinum rating was based on a comprehensive evaluation of STARK Group’s performance in … Read the full press release

Global Leader in Sustainable Mobility, Alstom, Named Top Employer in 22 Countries

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, France, 17-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom (EPA: ALO), a French multinational rolling stock manufacturer and leader in sustainable and green mobility solutions, has announced it achieved the Global Top Employer 2023 certification for the first time, being … Read the full press release

Skanska makes the Allbright’s green stock exchange list in recognition of its commitment to gender equality

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced that the company has made the green stock exchange list of Allbright, an independent and non-profit foundation on the quest … Read the full press release

The Feminist Movements Revitalizing Democracy in Europe (FIERCE) project kicks-off!

(PRESS RELEASE) THESSALONIKI, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 1st of September 2022, the FIERCE project successfully kicked-off having a consortium full of enthusiastic partners already eager to collaborate and co-create. On that date the partners met online to prepare … Read the full press release

Scania’s Skill Capture programme opens for applications to attract the talents it needs for its transformation journey

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, 18-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, a leading Swedish supplier of sustainable transport solutions and services, engines for industrial and marine applications, and power generation, has announced the opening of its Skill Capture programme. The programme is centered … Read the full press release

Le programme Skill Capture de Scania est ouvert aux candidatures pour attirer les talents dont il a besoin pour son parcours de transformation

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) SÖDERTÄLJE, 18-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, l’un des principaux fournisseurs suédois de solutions et de services de transport durable, de moteurs pour applications industrielles et marines et de production d’électricité, a annoncé l’ouverture de son programme Skill … Read the full press release

Shantanu Kundu, a medical student at University of Liverpool, selected as a baton bearer for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 15-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its medical student Shantanu Kundu will be the baton bearer for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The honour comes following a nomination from … Read the full press release

Tina Mylon, Senior Vice President for Talent and Diversity at Schneider Electric, won the People and Culture category of the 2022 WeQual Awards for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 1-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation and automation active in more than 100 countries, has announced that its Senior Vice President for Talent and Diversity Tina Mylon … Read the full press release

Garanti BBVA, Turkey’s second largest private bank, made the Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index for the 6th year in a row

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 28-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Garanti BBVA, Turkey’s second largest private bank and part of Spanish bank BBVA, has announced that its social and economic empowerment of women, its promotion of women’s participation in decision-making mechanisms and its … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group with three awards in recognition of its diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity efforts

In November 2021, the company received three important awards in recognition of its Group-wide efforts in this area. Board Member for HR Thomas Ogilvie: “Diverse teams make better decisions, and being an equal opportunity employer is a key that motivates … Read the full press release

University of Twente alumna Henrieke Veger-van den Berg awarded the nineteenth Marina van Damme scholarship

(PRESS RELEASE) ENSCHEDE, 10-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Twente, a Enschede, NL based public technical university, has announced that the nineteenth Marina van Damme scholarship will be awarded to Henrieke Veger-van den Berg in a selection of 17 candidates … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group joins The Valuable 500, a global movement of CEOs and their companies working together for disability inclusion

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 3-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (SWX: ZURN), Swiss’s largest insurer, has announced that it will join The Valuable 500, a global movement made up of 500 CEOs and their companies, innovating and working together for … Read the full press release

Societe Generale The Future Is You Foundation launches with €7 million annual budget to help young people across France and Africa

Bringing together solidarity sponsorship and musical patronage within the new Societe Generale The Future Is You Foundation Greater support for young people to help them to build their future An annual budget of €7 million for the Foundation’s initiatives, mainly … Read the full press release

Diversity: Schroders becomes a signatory of the Charter for Black Talent in Finance and the Professions

The Charter focuses on Black talent in the industry and aims to go beyond statements to deliver ambitious targets and measurable data for recruitment, career progression and promotion. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders (LON: SDR), a British … Read the full press release

The greater representation of women and people of color in BAE Systems recognized by Forbes and Statista

Forbes has recognized BAE Systems, Inc. as one of “America’s Best Employers for Women” for 2021, one of only 300 companies selected. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 16-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace … Read the full press release

Ørsted an official partner of Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 11-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), global leader in offshore wind and ranked world’s most sustainable snergy company, has announced it will light up in rainbow colours (12 – 22 August, 2021) the three wind turbines … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO Sustainability Report 2019/2020: recycling of all disposable waste; CO2-neutral production at Vrchlabí; unbureaucratic help in combating COVID-19

Clearly defined sustainability targets are an integral part of ŠKODA AUTO’s corporate strategy Environment: Material or thermal recycling of all disposable waste generated in the production process; CO2-neutral production at the Vrchlabí site. Social responsibility: Comprehensive measures to support relief … Read the full press release

Visa donates to the UEFA Foundation for Children

Visa to make €50,000 donation following this weekend’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final Winner of the Player of the Match Award can choose which charity or project will receive the donation UEFA Foundation for Children currently supports 168 humanitarian and … Read the full press release

Sanofi launches more impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy

Accelerating projects on access to medicines, support for vulnerable communities, environmental conservation, and diversity and inclusion Creation of Sanofi Global Health, global nonprofit unit to provide 40 of the world’s poorest countries access to 30 essential medicines (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Apr-2021 — … Read the full press release

Enel commits to promoting diversity and inclusion by joining Equal by 30 Campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Enel Group announces that it has joined the Equal by 30 Campaign in line with its strategic approach to ensuring human rights and promoting diversity and inclusion. Equal by 30 Campaign is … Read the full press release

SEAT strengthens its commitment to promoting LGBT+ diversity and inclusion in the workplace

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT announces that it has joined the Board of Directors of REDI (Business Network for LGBT+ Diversity and Inclusion), the first business and expert network on diversity and inclusion in … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa appoints Marta Jimeno as Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Siemens Gamesa sets ambitious gender equality targets pledging to increase female representation in the workforce and in executive management to 25% by 2025 (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces the launched of new action plan and set … Read the full press release

Telefónica sees its 4th year in row inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

The telecommunications operator remains in the index for the fourth consecutive year and improves its score compared to the previous edition. Telefónica is one of the 10 telcos that are part of an indicator that selects 380 companies from 44 … Read the full press release

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI): Enel, Endesa recognised for their gender inclusion initiatives

Enel and its Spanish subsidiary Endesa are among the 380 companies praised by Bloomberg for their commitment and transparency with regards to gender inclusion Enel has scored 17% higher than the average score of the index constituents (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, … Read the full press release

UniCredit Group certified as great place to work in all of Europe for the fourth time in a row

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that its exceptional employee offering has been officially certified by Top Employers Institute, reaffirming the Group’s status as a great place to work. The European level Top Employers Certification was awarded … Read the full press release

#one BC – Diverse People, Sustainable Growth: Barry Callebaut launches Diversity & Inclusion strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest cocoa processors and chocolate manufacturers Barry Callebaut announces the launch of its Diversity & Inclusion strategy as part of its intention to keep growing in new geographies, new … Read the full press release

ABB announces donation and renewed commitment to the World Childhood Foundation

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB supports the work of the World Childhood Foundation during times when many children across the world are particularly at risk as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ABB donates around 1 million … Read the full press release

Virgin Media and Scope #WorkWithMe community grows as more inclusive employers joins campaign to address UK’s disability employment crisis

100+ businesses have committed to becoming a more inclusive employer of disabled people including Deloitte, Ford and Unilever More businesses urged to join the #WorkWithMe forum to support disabled people More than a million disabled jobseekers have accessed key employment … Read the full press release

Inclusive recovery: Ricoh to endorse Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe PLC, part of The Ricoh Company, a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, has announced the Ricoh’s endorsement of Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap calling for businesses and governments … Read the full press release

Henkel to advocate female entrepreneurship through its ideation hackathon

DÜSSELDORF, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel’s open innovation and collaboration platform, Henkel dx Ventures, is getting geared up to host its second Xathon, a female ideation hackathon. Xathon by Henkel dx Ventures will bring together 60 female tech talents on … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and EVBox to color the public chargers in Amsterdam during Dutch Pride Week in support of LGBTQ youth

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall and EVBox, Amsterdam based electric vehicle charging solutions provider, have announced that a team of volunteers from both companies have rainbow colored the public chargers in Amsterdam in … Read the full press release

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019: Switzerland remains #1; Singapore leads Asia-Pacific; Europe dominates the top 10; China leader among BRICS nations

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Adecco Group, Tata Communications and INSEAD have just released their annual benchmark report that looks into the ability of 125 countries around the world to compete for talent. According … Read the full press release

Henkel Annual General Meeting 2019: record levels of earnings, profitability and dividend in FY 2018

Record levels in earnings and profitability during FY 2018 Dividend of 1.85 euros per preferred share proposed (record +3.4% increase) The implementation of strategic priorities made very good progress Full-year outlook 2019 confirmed (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 8-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey 2019: diversity and equal workplace culture – powerful drivers of an innovation mindset

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has conducted an online and phone survey, as part of its “Getting to Equal 2019” research, interviewing more than 18,000 professionals in 27 countries, including 150 C-level executives during … Read the full press release

Conception X by Barclays and UCL to create investable, early-stage deep tech start-ups

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PhDs in University College London’s top-ranked Computer Science programme will now be able to turn their dissertation into a deep tech start-up. This will become possible thanks to the new initiative launched by … Read the full press release

WPP and Women Political Leaders to increase both the number and the influence of women in political leadership positions

LONDON, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP today announces a new partnership with Women Political Leaders (WPL) – the only global network of female politicians with a mission to increase both the number and the influence of women in political leadership positions … Read the full press release

CaixaBank and Microsoft foster diversity in the technology and science sector by recognising the best female students from Spanish universities

Prizes are awarded to promote diversity in the technology sector The WONNOW Awards enable both companies to foster the diversity and presence of women in the field of technology and science from the outset of their career. Gonzalo Gortázar, the … Read the full press release