ManpowerGroup Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jonas Award Become a Commissioner and Co-Chair of the WBCSD Business Council on Addressing Inequality (BCTI)
Geneva, September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WBCSD announced today that ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) joins more than 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Joining the WBCSD, ManpowerGroup will partner with other purpose-driven organizations to accelerate climate action and make rapid progress on the S side of ESG—supporting companies to develop diverse talent at scale and provide meaningful, sustainable work.
In honor of ManpowerGroup’s partnership with WBCSD, Chief Marketing, Communications and Sustainability Officer Ruth Harper New York during the United Nations General Assembly.Harper provides practical solutions on the following topics Building Bridges: The Business Case for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.
“We strongly believe that partnerships are critical to making the progress the world needs on shared ESG priorities,” said Harper. “Together with our partners at WBCSD, we look forward to accelerating net positive employment – creating metrics to ensure people are better off when they are with us or when they leave us than when they first saw us. Together we can expand Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace improve people’s personal employability and give them more control over their prosperity and earning potential.”
Dominic Waughray, Senior Advisor to the CEO of WBCSD, said: “We are delighted to welcome the ManpowerGroup Group to WBCSD. Diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace are key to building a meaningful and sustainable working life that empowers everyone to To thrive, feel trusted and respected. ManpowerGroup will bring their deep expertise in the world’s workforce and work with like-minded companies to create positive change.
ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN) is the world’s leading workforce solutions company, helping organizations transform in the rapidly changing world of work by finding, assessing, developing and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent, while finding meaningful, sustainable employment opportunities for millions of people across all walks of life and skills. Our family of specialist brands – Manpower, Experis and Talent Solutions – create more value for candidates and clients in more than 75 countries and have been doing so for over 70 years. Consistently recognized for our diversity – in 2022, ManpowerGroup was named one of the world’s most ethical companies for the 13th consecutive year as the best place to work for women, inclusion, equality and disability – this Everything confirms our choice as a talent.
About the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD))
WBCSD is the premier global community of more than 200 of the world’s leading sustainable businesses working together to accelerate the system transformation needed to achieve a net-zero, natural and fairer future.
To this end, we invite executives and sustainability leaders from business and beyond to share practical insights on the barriers and opportunities we currently face in addressing the combined climate, nature and inequalities sustainable challenges; How-To’s CEO’s Guide; by providing guidance on science-based goals, including standards and protocols; and by developing tools and platforms to help leading companies drive integrated action on sustainability to address climate, natural and inequality challenges.
Our member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies with a combined revenue of over USD $8.5 trillion and 19 million employees. Our global network of nearly 70 national business councils provides our members with unparalleled global reach. Since 1995, WBCSD has been uniquely positioned to partner with member companies along the value chain to deliver impactful business solutions to the most challenging sustainability issues.
Together, we are leading voices in sustainable business, and our vision is to enable more than 900 million people to live a good life globally by the middle of this century.
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