Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

 

Prysmian Group believes in the value of individuals, backgrounds, leadership styles and attitudes because each person has the potential to generate value to the Company. Our global footprint enables our company to promote an inclusive environment, encouraging the development of our group culture and identity.

Side by Side is the Prysmian Group’s project to promote Diversity and Inclusion at all levels of the organization. Side by Side was launched in 2016 as a global project with a Group’s Diversity Work Stream, global targets and guidelines. The execution of the plan is managed mainly by Regions locally.


 

Side by Side supports
 

Meritocracy as one of the main pillars for the Company growth

Out of the box mentality as innovation enablers

Inclusive work environment to encourage team working and entrepreneurship approach

Work life balance because people satisfaction is the foundation for success

Integrity and positive behaviors to attract and retain our talents


 

EMBRACING DIVERSITY

Side by Side means leveraging on uniqueness

GENDER

 

We support the idea that everybody should follow his/her own individuality and leadership style. People are evaluated and promoted on a meritocratic base.

BACKGROUND & CULTURE

 

Having people of different ages is a real competitive advantage for us.  We leverage on diverse professional mindsets and drive innovation through knowledge and expertise.

AGE & GENERATION

 

Culturally diverse teams are respected and valued. When people from different countries, industries and companies work together, they are able to push changes and enhance entrepreneurship.


 

36.2% of female recruitments on total recruitments of white collars in 2018

11.6% of women in Executive Positions

20.5% of women in all Management Positions

 


 

 Our population


Our Generations

The diversity in age distribution is helping the company to express the full potential of knowledge and market dynamics understanding.


Our People around the world


Our Functions


 

SIDE BY SIDE KEY ACTIVITIES

The project is developed along three main pillars

RECRUITING

RECRUITING

 

A set of initiatives that have the goal to avoid the unconscious bias in selection and recruiting processes, while promoting talent, meritocracy and equal opportunities.
 

AWARNESS

TRAINING & AWARENESS

 

Managers and Employees are involved in workshops and training initiatives that strengthen the awareness around diversity and support the development of a more inclusive leadership style.
 

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION

Each Side by Side actions is being communicated both internally and externally, in order to create engagement, knowledge and view on the company’s commitment in promoting diversity and inclusion.

 

OUR GENDER BALANCE TARGETS BY 2021

40%

of female recruitments on total Recruitments.

12%

of female Executives on total Executives.

10%

of female Top Managers on total Top Managers.



 

OUR GLOBAL DIVERSITY WORKSTREAM


Side by Side can leverage on the contribution and the support of a Global Diversity Workstream, that has the following main accountabilities

 

  1. Promote Diversity within the Group through benchmarking, best practice sharing, and specific communication campaigns;

  2. Propose diversity objectives and definition of HR policies to achieve them;

  3. Support HR and Organization in the design of specific training and development initiatives to support diversity within the Group;

  4. Monitor and discuss the progress to improve gender diversity within the Group;

  5. Promote a cultural change to facilitate diversity enhancement across the Group.

Side By Side

Promoting a multicultural environment and women’s participation at all organisational levels.

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