The theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019 is #BalanceForBetter, a reference to the global need for professional and social equality. Described as a "business issue", the aim of the theme is to drive gender balance in boardrooms, in the media and in wealth. Isabelle Esser, CHRO and Massimo Garavaglia, President EMEA for Barry Callebaut share their perspective on how Barry Callebaut is tackling gender balance as well as the importance of diverse teams and business performance.
How are these great teams formed? By talented people with expertise, styles and knowledge, coming together from a varied demographic, gender, nationality and age background.
Men play a pivotal role...it is a mistake to think that Diversity & Inclusion is all about women and that it is a women’s issue - this is simply not true