As a global company, Schneider Electric is proud to stand up for equal rights and fair treatment for everyone, everywhere. By supporting the UN Free & Equal standards, we commit to fostering a culture of respect and equality for the LGBTI community.
At Schneider Electric, we believe that all employees are entitled to respectful treatment at the workplace and to be free from the demoralizing effects of harassment or unwelcome offensive or improper conduct. The Global Anti-harassment policy defines Schneider Electric’s global position on harassment and demonstrate our commitment to zero-tolerance on harassment including sexual harassment.
Proud to be in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
The index provides a unique barometer of gender-equality performance across sectors worldwide. This reinforces our strong commitment to an inclusive, diverse culture and long-standing efforts to promote gender equality.
Our inclusive Global Family Leave policy supports the diverse needs of all our people. So no matter who you are, where in the world you live or how you manage your unique life and work, you can always be at your best.
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.
Diversity & Inclusion Policy
At Schneider Electric, we want to provide equal opportunities to everyone everywhere and to ensure all employees feel uniquely valued and safe to contribute their best.
Diversity & Inclusion White Paper
At Schneider Electric, we aim to build an inclusive company in a diverse world.
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.
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.
We are all responsible for this cultural change and to truly have an impact, each of us must act.
Canada’s Top Employer for Young People, 2018
Schneider Electric Canada has been recognized for its initiatives on hiring and developing younger generations within the company's leadership programs. Our Commercial Leadership Program which provides participants with exposure to the main areas of the company's business and to senior leadership.
India's Gender Equality in Workplace Award, 2018
At the Global Diversity & Inclusion Summit, 'Ask Insights and Business World' recognized Schneider Electric India for its strong long-standing focus and multidimensional approach to diversity and inclusion.
HR Excellence Award for Diversity & Inclusion, 2017
For the third year in a row, Schneider Electric Malaysia was recognized for the strong focus on female hiring and dedicated local employee network, as part of their strong commitment to gender equality.
Top 10 Best Companies for Women in India, 2017
Working Mother and AVTAR’ recognized Schneider Electric India for its promotion of gender equality in the company and in society at large. It also recognized Schneider Electric India’s policies and practices to provide a safe working environment for its employees.