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Schneider Electric

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Rueil-Malmaison, France

Workplace initiatives at Schneider Electric

Workplace initiative Status
Will discuss flexible working arrangements while interviewing
Mean gender pay gap 32.30%
Median gender pay gap 42%
Paid primary carer 13 weeks
Minimum tenure maternity
Paid secondary carer 2 weeks
Minimum tenure paternity 26 weeks
Uses gender-neutral parental language
Shared parental pay set at government statutory pay No
Continues pension payments whilst on unpaid leave No
Return to work retention
Has return to work programs
Has domestic violence policy No
Has opportunities to purchase leave
Has employee assistance program
Has breastfeeding rooms No
Has leadership development programs
Has mentoring opportunities
Has coaching programs
Has women in leadership targets Yes, 30 %
Has BAME targets
Accommodates cultural and religious events
Has employee led diversity networks In development
Has internal women's networking groups
Employee engagement scores 2016: 56%, 2017: 58%
Employee turnover rate
Paid volunteer days No

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

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What is the STEM 2019 Challenge:

  • The STEM Schools Challenge is a local business & school partnership project selected from up to 17 secondary schools in the county & organised by the Shropshire Star newspaper
  • Each school team needs to design and build a product that might eventually be considered for market
  • Awards are given to the pupils and schools for their commitment to team work, design, operating model success and presentation skills during an end of school year awards event hosted by the Shropshire Star
  • The brief for the challenge is as follows:
  • Design a product, using the elements of STEM, that has a positive benefit to an individual/group and the environment or just the environment
  • The challenge last approximately 6 months
  • We are working with the head of careers & design technology teachers from the school and the team of girls will be chosen, based on an application form from the 9 grade
  • Team members will dedicate time on a weekly basis and well as the school including time from their Curriculum Enrichment Week
  • We have also gained support from 3 6 form Design Technology students who will help mentor the team