INCLUSION21 - 16/17 JUNE 2021 ONLINE
DAY 1 - 16 JUNE 2021
Impact on the pandemic on the labour market and how it is influencing D&I trends in 2021
As a result of the pandemic and key events in 2020, the fragility of the female labour market has increased and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is gaining greater traction.
In this opening speech, Deborah will share what the impact has been, how it is influencing EDI trends and deep dive into Caring & Career as a lever to accelerate change.
The Evolution of Diversity and Inclusion
In the last 12 months the space of D&I has changed in many ways. This requires a total revamp of the space of D&I in order to create workplaces that not only have diversity within them but harness the power of diversity to create true inclusion and a sense of belonging for all staff.
- The Future of D&I
- The importance of intersectionality
- Finding purpose for your staff
- Inclusive leadership principles
Inclusion in today’s context: Are you ready?
Why Inclusion matters: Inclusion as a competitive advantage
Best Practice: Creating inclusive leadership & culture
Accelerate Impact & Results
Using in-depth and innovative diagnostics, we help top teams understand where the real and perceived gaps exist in their organizations.
Once leaders begin to understand the current state deeply, we help them define aspirations that truly make the difference.
In partnership with our clients, we co-create a DEI strategy, roadmap, and communications that will activate an organization of followership on DEI.
By actively engaging with your top team, we introduce concepts that help move away from fear on this topic to high confidence in how to communicate and embrace DEI as an accelerator of organizational, team, and individual performance
Mixing it Up!
To stay a step ahead we need teams with a healthy mix of contrasting perspectives and backgrounds as they are more creative, faster to adapt and more inventive with their solutions. The ambition is to build an inclusive organisation with mixed teams.
Ask, Align, Act: A proactive framework for diversity & inclusion
The pandemic has seen an increased focus on diversity & inclusion (D&I) initiatives but how can HR leaders collaborate with people managers and the c-suite to drive bias free results at their organisations?
In this session, discover how to use people analytics to ask the right questions, align on priorities with the right business stakeholders, and act with data-driven interventions. You'll learn;
Why people analytics should be a key part of your D&I strategy
how organisations are using it to discover bias in their talent strategies
an easy data-driven framework for finding the right solutions.
Social Justice Impact on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
In 2020 the world experienced a triple pandemic.
COVID-19, social justice and the great gender recession propelled the Intersectionality of BIPOC, women, and marginalized communities. In this session learn how these challenges impact corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives and explore best practices to navigate forward. In order to create an inclusive workspace where everyone is respected, valued, and belong; it is critical to understand the holistic opportunities and experiences of diverse people globally.
Panel Session: Social Justice
Floss, Deidre, Audra & Sue will discuss the importance of Social Justice in 2021
- International Career
- Women in Leadership
- Cultural integration
DAY 2 - 17 JUNE 2021
Women in Leadership: Implementing Global Strategies in Local Markets
Similar to many companies, a key focus area of Merck’s global Diversity & Inclusion strategy is bringing more women into leadership with the ultimate goal to reach gender parity.
Sometimes it is challenging to get such global strategies “on the ground”.
We will present our global strategy and approach, and then share how this strategy is being implemented in our Global Healthcare Operations unit, which comprises 7000 employees across 18 sites.
From counting diversity to measuring inclusion
How People Analytics can help the D&I agenda
Syngenta recognizes that human diversity is as important as biodiversity and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. Using people analytics to help drive the D&I agenda, our journey has taken us from counting diversity to measuring inclusion. With both qualitative and quantitative approaches, we are building a comprehensive way to understand D&I at Syngenta and identify areas for targeted actions.
People first: Diversity and Inclusion to foster employee engagement, innovation and customer focus.
Elodie and Patrick will speak about Google’s DEI journey and how we keep on implementing and iterating key DEI-learnings in the local Swiss context. Facts and figures from internal findings will be shared that are the basis for us to foster employee engagement, innovation and customer focus. They will additionally share one concrete example of Google’s external #IamRemarkable initiative that aims to empower women and other underrepresented groups to celebrate their achievements in the workplace and beyond.
C-SUITE PANEL DISCUSSION
Top Level Executives discuss the importance of Diversity and Inclusion
Chief People Officer