L’Oréal means to make its female employees who follow the EVE Program into real “players for change”, committed to the objectives of transmitting balanced leadership and sharing best practices to foster equality. In order to do this, on their return from Evian, each L’Oréal participant can become a mentor for women within the group.
Our report on the first edition of EVE Asia.
For the past six months, L’Oréal USA has been participating in EDGE’s certification process, which includes a comprehensive review of the company’s gender policies and practices and a deep analysis of gender data across the entire U.S. workforce of 10,000 employees.
The EVE Program is launching its Asia-Pacific seminar.
Yesterday (November 25th) was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women : on this occasion the Social School for Women empowerment project, supported by the Danone Ecosystem Fund, has been awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality and therefore recognized as a best practice to fight against domestic violence.
Ana Bella Estevez at EVE 2012, Iman Bibars at EVE 2013… One works along with her Foundation, on restoring confidence to female victims of domestic violence by offering them rewarding professional opportunities. The other chairs an organization to fight against poverty, providing microloans and legal aid to underprivileged women in the developing world.
Both made dramatic waves throughout the assembly when they spoke at the plenary session in Evian.
Both were discovered by the organizers of the EVE Program through the Danone Ecosystem Fund.
Diego Gaspari is one of the male participants (40% were men) who took part in the latest seminar for the EVE Program in December 2012. We wanted to ask him about his take on this experience.
They are Franck Riboud, Jean-Paul Chifflet, Jean-Luc Decornoy, Jean-Paul Agon, Stéphane Richard and Guillaume Pepy. They are respectively CEOs of Danone, Crédit Agricole SA, KPMG SA, L’Oréal, France Telecom-Orange and SNCF. They have decided to commit their company with the EVE Program and they tell us why…!