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Celebrating Diversity: Loughborough University’s Mixed Heritage Stories Project

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University is showcasing the rich tapestry of mixed heritage experiences through a series of stories shared by staff and students from May 7th to May 28th. Organized by Mixedracefaces, the initiative challenges traditional notions of race and … Read the full press release

UniCredit Debuts “Uni Sonos” at Milan Design Week 2024, Celebrating Women’s Empowerment and Creativity

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit unveils its collaboration with Arena di Verona and Studiopepe at Milan Design Week 2024 with “Uni Sonos,” a groundbreaking installation celebrating women’s empowerment, diversity, and creativity. Featuring costumes from the 100th Arena di Verona Opera Festival, the … Read the full press release

Nagarro Backs Eschborn-Frankfurt Race for Second Year, Championing Sports and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Nagarro, a leading digital engineering specialist, is set to participate in the Eschborn-Frankfurt cycling race for the second consecutive year. With a workforce spanning 36 countries, Nagarro’s involvement in the event reaffirms its commitment to sports, community engagement, … Read the full press release

Patients as Partners® Europe Announces the Launch of 8th Annual Meeting with 2024 Keynotes and Topics

(IN BRIEF) The Conference Forum announced the launch of the 8th annual Patients as Partners® Europe meeting, scheduled for May 14-15, 2024, at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, England. This event brings together pharma R&D and patient advocacy to discuss patient … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Champions Diversity with “Be one of many” Campaign on International Women’s Day

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz launches its “Be one of many” campaign on International Women’s Day, showcasing three inspirational women from diverse backgrounds who have excelled in traditionally male-dominated fields. Aya Jaff, Dalad Kambhu, and Alexandra Straßburger share their stories of perseverance … Read the full press release

LSEG Sets New Standard with 26 Weeks’ Global Paid Parental Leave

(IN BRIEF) London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announces a groundbreaking enhancement to its parental leave policy, introducing 26 weeks of fully paid leave for all employees welcoming a child into their family, effective from July 1, 2024. This move, irrespective … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Joins #Zusammenland Initiative: Promoting Freedom and Diversity

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has announced its support for the “#Zusammenland – Vielfalt macht uns stark” initiative, advocating for freedom and diversity in society. The campaign, backed by prominent German media outlets and industry leaders, denounces hate, racism, and fascism … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and DFB Promote Inclusion and Diversity in Football at SPOBIS Conference in Hamburg

(IN BRIEF) The SPOBIS Conference in Hamburg saw discussions revolving around inclusion, diversity, and football, featuring the German Football Association (DFB) and Volkswagen. The ‘Inclusion in Football’ workshop addressed topics such as inclusive football clubs, emphasizing experiences over results, and … Read the full press release

Pioneering Well-Being: GRAHAM Attains IIP Platinum Accreditation

(IN BRIEF) GRAHAM Group has achieved the prestigious IIP Wellbeing Platinum accreditation, the highest recognition for a positive well-being culture, becoming the first company in any industry to do so. This achievement signifies GRAHAM’s strong commitment to employee well-being, with … Read the full press release

VINCI Renews Partnership with INSA Foundation to Foster Humanist Engineering and Promote Diversity in Education

(IN BRIEF) VINCI, one of the founding sponsors of the INSA Foundation (Institut national des sciences appliquées), has extended its partnership for an additional three years to support INSA’s humanist engineer model. This collaboration includes funding the national host scholarship … Read the full press release

Fincantieri Earns Top Employer Italy Certification for the Third Consecutive Year in 2024

(IN BRIEF) Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding company, has been awarded the Top Employer Italy certification for the third consecutive year in 2024. This prestigious certification recognizes companies that excel in human resources strategies and policies aimed at enhancing employee well-being … Read the full press release

Fincantieri Earns Gender Parity Certification UNI/PdR 125:2022 from RINA

(IN BRIEF) Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding company, has become the first shipbuilder in Italy to achieve the Gender Parity Certification UNI/PdR 125:2022 from RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). The certification recognizes Fincantieri’s commitment to promoting gender equity and inclusion within the … Read the full press release

CERN Celebrates LGBTQ+ Diversity with Historic Flag-Raising Ceremony

(IN BRIEF) CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, marked a historic moment by raising the Progress Pride flag on its main Esplanade for the first time. This event, coinciding with LGBTQ+ STEM Day, underscores CERN’s commitment to recognizing and … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Joins Liverpool Arts and Culture Race Equality Manifesto to Promote Inclusion and Diversity

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool has officially signed the Liverpool Arts and Culture Race Equality Manifesto, an initiative aimed at fostering inclusion and equality within the arts and culture sector in the Liverpool City Region. The manifesto, developed by … Read the full press release

EQT Partners with Nobel Prize Outreach for Seminar on AI’s Role in Finance and Diversity

(IN BRIEF) EQT, an International Partner of Nobel Prize Outreach, recently hosted a seminar in conjunction with Nobel Prize Outreach’s conference in Seoul, South Korea, focused on “Future Learning: Exploring Science & Technology.” The seminar discussed the impact of generative … Read the full press release

Vaisala Marks Ada Lovelace Day with Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

(IN BRIEF) On Ada Lovelace Day, Vaisala celebrates the accomplishments of women in STEM fields while reaffirming its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In 2021, Vaisala established a DEI program group and launched its DEI strategy in 2022, … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Business School’s Global Festival Returns with Diverse Program of Fun and Inclusivity

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter Business School is set to host its Global Festival, celebrating cultural diversity and inclusivity within the school’s community. Following the success of last year’s festival, this year’s program includes a range of family-friendly activities … Read the full press release

Aviva Ireland’s Suzie Nolan and Danny Harmer: Leading the Way in Gender Diversity

(IN BRIEF) Aviva Ireland’s Head of Property, Suzie Nolan, and Chief People Officer, Danny Harmer, have been recognized on this year’s HERoes Role Model Lists. Suzie is a Future Leader and a diversity advocate, while Danny has made the Women … Read the full press release

Bentley Unveils ‘Belonging Bentayga’: Hand-Painted Luxury Car Celebrating Global Diversity

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors introduces the ‘Belonging Bentayga,’ a hand-painted Alpine Green Bentayga Hybrid featuring skylines and landmarks from various cities worldwide, each side representing a different continent. This artistic masterpiece was created by Stephen Wiltshire MBE, an autistic savant … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Mexico Joins Forces with Pride Connection to Enhance LGBT+ Workplace Inclusion

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola Mexico has joined forces with Pride Connection to launch a comprehensive initiative focused on fostering LGBT+ inclusivity and eradicating workplace discrimination. The collaboration involves commitments laid out in a decalogue that aims to create safe spaces, raise … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Renews Commitment as Official Partner of Prague Pride Festival, Championing Diversity and Equality

(IN BRIEF) Czech car manufacturer Škoda Auto continues its partnership as the official sponsor of Prague Pride Festival for the second year, reaffirming its commitment to diversity and equal rights for the LGBT+ community. The festival showcased over 100 events … Read the full press release

SEAT S.A. Demonstrates Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion at Pride BCN 2023

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A. is reaffirming its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity by sponsoring Pride BCN for the second consecutive year. The company will participate in the Pride march with employees riding on a specially designed bus, showcasing artwork … Read the full press release

Generali Presents Women in Sailing Trophy at Barcolana to Promote Equality

(IN BRIEF) Generali, as the presenting sponsor of the Barcolana sailing event, is supporting sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The event, organized by the Barcola and Grignano Sailing Club, will include the ‘Generali Women in Sailing’ Trophy, awarded to the … Read the full press release

EIB Secretary General Barbara Balke Receives Recognition as LGBTIQ Ally by LGBT Great

(IN BRIEF) Barbara Balke, Secretary General of the European Investment Bank (EIB), has been named one of the Top 50 Executive Allies by LGBT Great. The recognition honors leaders in finance and business who have used their influence to support … Read the full press release

Driving Change: Škoda Auto Celebrates European Diversity Month with Focus on Inclusive Work Environment

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto, the Czech carmaker, has actively participated in European Diversity Month, promoting acceptance, equal opportunities, diversity, and respectful collaboration. The company is committed to providing an open and safe working environment and has launched various activities to … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Commemorates Diversity Day Lëtzebuerg to Promote Inclusion in the Workplace

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) celebrated Diversity Day Lëtzebuerg, Luxembourg’s national day of diversity, as part of European Diversity Month. The event, organized by the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg, aimed to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The … Read the full press release

Exeter Gears Up for Soapbox Science, Bringing Science to the Public and Promoting Gender Equality in STEM

(IN BRIEF) Soapbox Science is returning to Exeter for its 7th event, featuring 12 female scientists sharing their research with the public on June 10th. The initiative aims to bring science to the general public and challenge gender stereotypes in … Read the full press release

EIB Group Celebrates International Day Against Homophobia with Commitment to LGBTIQ Rights

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group is recognizing the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17 during European Diversity Month. The EIB Group reaffirms its commitment to upholding the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, … Read the full press release

Former French Minister for Gender Equality joins Sanofi’s DE&I advisory council

(IN BRIEF) Sanofi has appointed Elisabeth Moreno, former French Minister for Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities, to its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Board for the next three years. The advisory council was created in 2022 to support Sanofi’s … Read the full press release

University of St Andrews commits to gender equality in golf through The R&A Women in Golf Charter

(IN BRIEF) The University of St Andrews in Scotland has signed The R&A Women in Golf Charter, committing to gender equality and diversity in the golf industry. The charter, launched in 2018, promotes the recruitment, retention and progression of women … Read the full press release

Four Loughborough Sporting Alumnae Named in BBC Woman’s Hour Power List 2023

(IN BRIEF) Four women with links to Loughborough University have been named in the BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour Power List 2023: Women in Sport. Alice Dearing, a Loughborough alumna and the first black woman to swim for Great Britain … Read the full press release

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