Schneider Electric joins International Women’s Hour to inspire future generations of women to work in energy | Business

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 28, 2022–

Schneider Electric, a global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announces its collaboration with the Women’s World Foundation promote the role of women in the energy sector.

To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, women energy leaders will share their stories to inspire young women and girls to persevere in their personal and professional aspirations. the World Women’s Time first online events on facebook watch and LinkedIn live on March 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST and will be available on demand thereafter.

The five female energy leaders featured include:

  • Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy;
  • Sophie BorgneSenior Vice President Digital Power at Schneider Electric;
  • Bhavani AmirthalingamSenior Vice President and Chief Digital Information Officer of US energy company Ameren;
  • Zanelle DalglishDirector of the Sustainable Development and Training Academy for Schneider Electric in Southern Africa;
  • Angie Redondo Herreradigital marketer at Schneider Electric and recent winner of Schneider’s annual GoGreen student competition.

Women are underrepresented in STEM fields, so together with the World Woman Foundation, we aim to highlight the positive contribution of women in the world of energy today, said Charise Le, Director of Human Resources at Schneider Electric. ” We continue to challenge gender stereotypes and inequalities to foster a gender-balanced workplace and #BreakTheBias. »

The World Woman Foundation is a global community of 15,000 members committed to increasing and accelerating the impact of women and girls through long-term investments to build skills, connections, capacity and visibility. Over the past five years, he has built a network of 300 changemakers and 55,000 Global Mentoring Program graduates in 20 countries.

Working with the World Woman Foundation is just one of the actions carried out by Schneider Electric as part of its commitment to gender equality. Schneider is wider 2025 Sustainability Goals include achieving goals to increase the representation of women at different levels of the workforce. In 2021, Schneider has taken a step forward in terms of diversity since women now represent 44% of its Executive Committee.

Schneider’s inclusive working policies support gender equity by helping employees better manage their work and personal lives, for example by flexible working Where provide paid leave for family, care and bereavement. Schneider also seeks to ensure equal pay between comparable groups of employees and to reduce the gender pay gap to less than 1% by 2025.

For more information on Schneider’s commitment to women’s empowerment and diversity, equity and inclusion, Click here.

Schneider’s goal is to give everyone the means to make the most of our energy and resources, combining progress and sustainability for everyone. We call it Life is on.

Our mission is to be your digital partner for sustainability and efficiency.

We drive digital transformation by integrating cutting-edge process and energy technologies, endpoint-to-cloud connection products, controls, software and services throughout the lifecycle, enabling integrated management of enterprise, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

We are the the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partner ecosystems who are passionate about sharing Meaningful, inclusive and empowered purpose values.

Learn about the new insights shaping sustainability, electricity 4.0 and next-generation automation at Schneider Electric Insights.

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PUBLISHED: 02/28/2022 09:05 / DISK: 02/28/2022 09:06

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