BEST OF 2021: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Significant strengthening of the Group's commitments for a more inclusive environment at all levels of the organization
Global champions of inclusion
For the second year straight, two members of Societe Generale's Executive Committee have been recognized by the global network INvolve for their active commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Frédéric Oudéa and Diony Lebot, respectively Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Group, join the OUTstanding 50 Ally Executives List for 2021.
Signature of 5 new charters
LGBT+ inclusion: signing of the L’Autre Cercle charter
By signing the charter established by L'Autre Cercle, a benchmark French association that works to promote LGBT+* inclusion in the workplace, Societe Generale makes a strong promise to all its LGBT+ staff members..
#JamaisSansElles: supporting the inclusion of women
By signing a corporate charter and becoming a partner of the #JamaisSansElles Association, Societe Generale is showing its desire to advance the visibility and representativeness of women throughout its organization.
A global policy of non-discrimination and diversity
- Financi’Elles: commitment within this network which works to promote greater gender diversity in the banking, finance and insurance sectors
- Parental support: financial support, teleworking, a charter listing 15 work-life balance commitments and the provision of dedicated services
- “Towards the Zero Gender Gap”: act for gender equality
A commitment that is felt within the Group
In line with its ambitions in terms of inclusion and its gender equity objectives (30% of women in its governing bodies in 2023), the Group has implemented very concrete actions:
- creation of a Group Diversity & Inclusion Board composed of members from the Management Committees of its Business and Services Units
- introduction of questions on diversity and inclusion in its Employees barometer
- awareness of the impacts of unconscious bias in HR processes and decision-making
- allocation of a budget to reduce the gender pay gap
- review of succession plans, etc.
Concrete actions to improve the perception of disability
Handiskin: a bridge between esport and disability
Engaged in parasport sports since 2003, Societe Generale created the first “playable skins” (attributes of a character) representing visible or invisible disabilities for the “Among us” video game with the aim of improving the perception of disability among the public. general public and influence the video game industry to better represent people with disabilities.