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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 environmentencouraging 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.

EMBRACING DIVERSITY

SIDE BY SIDE MEANS LEVERAGING ON UNIQUENESS

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

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

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

OUR GENDER BALANCE TARGETS BY 2021

 

Global Diversity Recruitment Policy

 
The principal objective of Prysmian Group’s Diversity Recruitment Policy is to strengthen the recruitment process through the adoption of a standardized methodology that will promote the highest standards for our hiring activity. Our Diversity Recruitment Policy will also enable us to select the best talent on the market, by promoting the diversity and inclusion at all level of our organization.
 
PURPOSES
1.To reinforce the recruiting process by providing a standardized methodology, that will ensure equal opportunities in every step of selection.
2.To establish specific guidelines for recruitment. Each recruiting action can create a more diverse organization.
3.To ensure that our marketing and advertising materials, job postings, website and annual report adhere to our Diversity & Inclusion Policy principles and relevant employment legislation.
4.To improve internal and external branding to attract and retain talent, diversify our employee population and expand our talent pool.

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

 

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SIDE BY SIDE KEY ACTIVITIES

THE PROJECT IS DEVELOPED ALONG THREE MAIN PILLARS

COLONNA 1

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.

COLONNA 2

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.

COLONNA 3

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.

Side by Side supports

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.

Three years ago, we started our Diversity&Inclusion journey. We wanted a program that would be able to engage the entire organization across the globe and we called it SidebySide. Since then, a lot of initiatives have been launched, globally and locally. Diversity&Inclusion has become one of the most strategic pillar of our Company culture. We strongly believe that leveraging on gender, age and cultural diversities means creating more value and we are constantly building a work environment where all our employees can feel understood, respected and included just as they are.

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FABRIZIO RUTSCHMANN

Chief HR Officer Prysmian Group