We believe that a more diverse workforce with more women at the top will reinforce our inclusive culture and make Nestlé an even better company. We are setting measurable goals to hold ourselves accountable. We know that improving gender balance will lead to better decisions, stronger innovation and higher employee satisfaction.Mark Schneider, Nestlé CEO
Nestlé part of the Gender Equality Index 2019
The Nestlé Gender Balance Acceleration Plan strengthens our existing commitment to enhance gender balance in our workforce. We are confident that everyone, men and women, will play a key role in advancing gender equality and creating a better place to work.Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch, Executive Vice President, Head of Group Human Resources and Business Services
- Job retention for people with disabilities,
- Recruitment and integration of people with disabilities,
- Training and communication to make mindsets progress on the topic.
Nestlé France recognized Employer of the Year at European Diversity Awards 2014, thanks to its efforts on employment of people with disabilities.
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Nestlé India developed a customized module in Hindi to train factory employees; 135 union members across four factories were trained, and they cascaded the program to employees, supported by the factories’ HR teams. The programme has be extended to other factories in 2018.
Nestlé Middle East organized a two-day diversity and inclusion event for senior managers’ committee (Mancom) members, facilitated by the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion. The Awareness Workshop in English was recorded and made available to all employees, with subtitles in Arabic and Farsi.