Tag Archives: Inclusion

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

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

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

Ericsson Achieves Perfect Score in 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index, Earns Equality 100 Award for LGBTQ+ Inclusion

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, a global telecommunications company, has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for its outstanding performance in the 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Ericsson achieved a perfect score of 100 percent in this annual benchmarking survey, … 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

Atos Strengthens Commitment to Inclusive Digital World with Special Olympics Partnership

(IN BRIEF) In a transformative partnership, global technology leader Atos has joined forces with Special Olympics, a renowned nonprofit organization promoting inclusion through sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities. As part of this collaboration, Atos will provide essential digital services … 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

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

Medidata Launches Comprehensive Diversity Program to Improve Inclusion in Clinical Trials

(IN BRIEF) Medidata, a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, has introduced the Medidata Diversity Program, an extensive solution aimed at enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in clinical trials. This program supports biopharmaceutical companies, medical device firms, and clinical research organizations (CROs) … 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

NatWest’s Inclusive Culture Lands Them on Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality List

(IN BRIEF) NatWest, a renowned bank, has been included in the Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality list for its consistent commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. The list, established in 2006 and curated by Business in … 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

Europe’s Digital Targets at Risk Without Regulatory Action, Warns Vodafone

Vodafone Urges Regulatory Reboot to Safeguard Europe's Digital Future

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has warned that Europe’s digital future is at risk without a reboot of regulations. The company is calling for decisive action from the European Commission to address challenges in the telecommunications sector and ensure that Europe’s digital … 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

Carrefour introduces ‘calm spaces’ for autism sufferers in stores

(IN BRIEF) French supermarket chain Carrefour is increasing its support for people on the autism spectrum with new initiatives. The company is introducing store maps on the bars of its shopping trollies to help physically or mentally vulnerable people find … 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

EBRD’s first investment in Turkish non-food retail sector: $59 million in DeFacto

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has made a significant move in the Turkish retail market, purchasing a minority equity stake in DeFacto, a global clothing retailer … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Foundation: 26 high social impact projects to benefit almost 55,000 young people in extremely vulnerable situations

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA:TTE), a global multi-energy company with over 100,000 employees and presence in more than 130 countries as well as the world’s 3rd-largest low-carbon LNG company, has announced that its corporate foundation that … 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

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

L’entreprise sociale capito, basée à Graz, a reçu le prix de l’inclusion financière 2022 pour son application lors de la Zero Project Conference 2022

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) VIENNA, 28-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit Bank Austria AG, une banque autrichienne détenue majoritairement par le groupe UniCredit, a annoncé que le prix de l’inclusion financière 2022 a été remis à l’entreprise sociale capito basée à Graz, … Read the full press release

Graz-based social enterprise capito awarded the Financial Inclusion Award 2022 for its app at the Zero Project Conference 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 28-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit Bank Austria AG, an Austrian bank majority owned by UniCredit Group, has announced that the Financial Inclusion Award 2022 has been given to Graz-based social enterprise capito, market leader in the field … 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, la deuxième plus grande banque privée de Turquie, a fait partie de l’indice d’égalité des sexes de Bloomberg pour la 6e année consécutive

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) BILBAO, 28-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Garanti BBVA, la deuxième plus grande banque privée de Turquie et faisant partie de la banque espagnole BBVA , a annoncé que son autonomisation sociale et économique des femmes, sa promotion de … 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

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

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

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