Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.
At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.
Global Family Leave Policy
As part of a greater diversity and inclusion ambition, Schneider Electric is introducing the global family leave policy so that all its employees can manage their unique life and work.
It is a truly inclusive policy that will be applied to all employees worldwide, no matter who they are or where in the world they may be.
It is also inclusive by addressing various leave needs-parental, care and bereavement.
"We are proud to be the first in our industry to make such a global commitment.” Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO
• By design, the policy includes key life stages for welcoming a new baby, taking care of sick or elderly family members, and mourning the loss of a family member.
• In formulating the policy, Schneider Electric has actively chosen to define “leave” and “family” in an inclusive way, recognizing that definition of family, life and work are changing every day.
• It also assumes an inclusive definition of family by extending an equal amount of parental leave to a parent by natural birth or adoption.
Discover Jean-Pascal Tricoire’s announcement
"I am happy to announce that our new Global Family Leave policy aims to strengthen our commitment to diversity and inclusion which is an integral part of who we are as a company."
Promoting gender equality
Celebrating our second year as a HeforShe IMPACT Champion
On September 20, we celebrate the third year of the HeForShe movement and our second year as an IMPACT 10x10x10 champion. The HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative brings together 10 heads of state, 10 global CEOs and 10 University Presidents, who chose to act as role models in setting the tone for global gender equality.
Check out Schneider Electric’s initiatives for gender equality in Brazil and Egypt.
Women Entrepreneurship Program in Brazil
Together with the Schneider Electric Foundation, Schneider Brazil supports both men and women entrepreneurs as they start their energy business. Support comes from more than 140 hours of coaching. We make this investment to support the development of these future entrepreneurs and the energy market.
Female Technicians Hiring Program in Egypt
In Egypt, there are few female technicians working in factories. The Female Technicians Hiring Program was started this year to begin this cultural change within Schneider Electric Egypt. With a well-designed pilot program, both men and women had a positive experience with the integration of women into the team.
Being a champion for HeForShe means…
CEO of Schneider Electric, Jean-Pascal Tricoire, shares his personal “click moment” and his role in promoting gender equity.
Celebrating talented women at Schneider
From master welding to mastering velocity, Julie Glad mountain bikes in her own adrenaline-filled place in the world.
Career opportunity at Schneider Electric
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