We are included for the 3rd year in the Bloomberg GEI, promoting public commitment to equality and advancing women in the workplace. Schneider Electric is one of 325 global companies, and one of 16 in the industrial sector.
Schneider Electric is ranked 1st of the industrial sector in Equileap's report, which promotes transparency on gender equality in the workplace. Each year, Equileap investigates 3,000+ companies worldwide.
Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be part of it.
At Schneider Electric, diversity is an integral part of our history, culture, and identity. Inclusion is the way we treat and perceive all differences. We want to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as real value for the company.
Diversity and 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.
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.
Manage Your Unique Life and Work
“We are proud to be the first in our industry to make such a global commitment.” Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO
Our Global Family Leave 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. Recognizing that definition of family, life and work are changing every day, we have defined “leave” and “family” in an inclusive way.
Committed as a UN Women HeForShe Corporate IMPACT 10X10X10 Champion
Launched on 20 September 2014 at the United Nations, HeForShe is an invitation for men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a bold, visible and united force for gender equality. The HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 initiative gathers 10 head of States, CEOs, and universities on a journey to reach parity and achieve a gender equal world for all.
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.
Schneider Electric’s three HeForShe Commitments
As a HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 Champion, we are proud to act as a change agent for gender equality and have made three bold, game-changing commitments.
100% Leadership Commitment to UN Women’s Empowerment Principles
Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve commitment by all of its country leaders to the Women’s Empowerment Principles.
Women's Empowerment at Schneider Electric India
Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the prestigious 2019 Catalyst Award. Learn more about SE India’s diversity and inclusion efforts and their positive impact.
Globally recognized for gender equality
Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
For the second year in a row, we have been included in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index, scoring high on criteria involving top management commitment, gender inclusive policies, and community engagement.
The Catalyst Award honors innovative organizational approaches with proven measurable results that advance women in the workplace. We receive this global recognition for our holistic inclusive approach to attract and retain women in Schneider Electric India.
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 LGBT+ community.
Schneider Electric Brazil’s Win-Win Program received a WEP award from UN Women in Brazil and the UN Global Compact. The award brings together mutual interests in contributing to women's empowerment in Brazil, by promoting gender equity and social inclusion.
Hong Kong’s Diversity and Inclusion Award, 2019
Schneider Electric Hong Kong has received the “Diversity and Inclusion Award” by JobMarket for our well-rounded HR strategies and commitment to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Korea’s “Presidential Commendation”, 2019
Schneider Electric Korea has been awarded the “Presidential Commendation” in recognition of its efforts to advance gender equality and attract more women to the organization. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Labor and the Minister of Women’s Affairs.
China’s Best company to work for in Asia, 2018
Based both on an employees’ survey and an onsite visit, HR Asia magazine has rated Schneider Electric China higher than industry average on D&I practices.
US' Best Employer for Diversity, 2019
Schneider Electric US has been listed as one of the Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes, based on an employees' survey and Forbes' research on companies' inclusive policies and practices.
Canada’s Parity Certification, 2018
Schneider Electric Canada has been assessed for parity at the decision-making level and commitment to implement mechanisms enabling women at all levels to advance their career and create a pipeline of female talent.
US’ Best Company for Women, 2018
Women have anonymously rated Schneider Electric US on a variety of workplace culture questions, positioning the company among Comparably’s top 50 best large companies for women.
US’s Great Place to Work, 2018
Employees have anonymously assessed Schneider Electric US as a great place to work regarding workplace atmosphere, rewards, professional challenges, communication, and relationship with their managers.
France’s Inclusive Business Lumière Award, 2018
Lumière Lyon 2 University has recognized Schneider Electric France for a successful hiring program targeting people with disabilities and offering apprenticeship and career opportunities in the company.
India's Gender Equality in Workplace Award, 2018
Ask Insights and Business World have recognized Schneider Electric India for its strong long-standing focus and multidimensional approach to diversity and inclusion.
Canada’s Top Employer for Young People, 2018
Schneider Electric Canada has been recognized for hiring and developing younger generations, notably through the Commercial Leadership Program exposing participants to the main areas of business and to senior leadership.
Russia’s Woman Who Matters Award, 2018
Woman Who Matters has recognized Schneider Electric Russia for successfully implementing the Global Family Leave policy, the Flexibility@Work principles, and the global Pay Equity Framework, hiring and engaging women, and launching the Energy Girls Community for technical students as well as a women leaders network.