Diversity: An Asset for the CompanyDiversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of our values and our growth strategy and play an important part in our company’s success. We leverage the diversity of our employees across our organization—and the world—to help us achieve our goal of transforming the spaces where we live and work, including our very own.
We aim to reflect the diversity of our customers throughout our company. We have done much to achieve this objective, and we are firmly committed to making continued progress.
It is Our Responsibility is to Promote Diversity And Fight Against Discrimination
This means ensuring professional equality and equitable treatment for all employees, but particularly of women, racial and ethnic minorities and LGTBQ associates. Each Legrand entity shares this commitment, which forms the basis of our diversity charter, in accordance with its specific characteristics.
Our aspiration is not only to mirror the diversity of the communities where we operate, but to provide a positive employment experience for all Legrand associates and to lead and advocate for a better shared future.
A diverse working group of employees from all entities and all professional levels dedicated to advancing understanding, eliminating unconscious bias, and promoting equity and inclusion at Legrand by taking action on topics of shared interest and concern to the Legrand community.
Legrand North and Central America joined CEO’s across the nation to pledge to ACT ON supporting a more inclusive workplace for employees, communities, and society at large. CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion.
Additionally, LNCA has policies that support inclusion as well as signed charters of commitment.
In a conscious effort to build greater employee inclusion, leadership development opportunities are created across the organization to raise employee diversity. We use talent development programs to advance employee skill sets and experiences. Learning is an integral part of diversity and inclusion.
LEAP is where participants will learn best practices for engagement and retention, how to build employee trust, and opportunities to build their leadership capabilities. This program covers 10 leadership topics through a combination of online learning, senior leaders sharing their experiences and small group cohorts led by leaders with co-participants from across the organization. This mixed learning style ensures there is a blend of learning styles and theory and practice and peer support.
Legrand is supportive of employee lead affinity groups whose mission is to support our diversity and inclusion goals. Affinity Groups foster a culture of collaboration and inclusion across the organization. They play a key role in aligning business strategy with core values. Benefits include development of future leaders, increased engagement, and expanded marketplace reach. Affinity groups are a way to give underrepresented groups a voice within the organization.
Network of employees to help create an inclusive culture in which all employees can bring their whole selves to work, including those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer.