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Schneider Electric Celebrates Its Second Consecutive Win at HR Excellence Award 2017

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation bagged Silver in ‘Excellence in HR Change Management’ and Bronze in ‘Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion’ at the 5th annual HR Excellence Awards 2017 by HR Magazine. HR Excellence Awards, one of Asia’s largest awards celebrates excellence in HR and recognises organisations and individuals who achieve business success through people management and leadership.

“We are thrilled to have been accorded this honour for the second time in a row as this is a matter of immense pride for the entire network. Being a recipient of the HR Excellence Awards is a testimony to Schneider Electric brand success and a recognition of our strong business leadership that put talent first and understand the importance of human capital as a key contributor to business outcomes”, said Soo Pow Leong, Schneider Electric Country President.

Change Management plays an important role in adding value to deliver future focused excellence and engaged workforce at Schneider Electric. The company has implemented a new performance management system, through its Change Management Plan which includes the adoption of high performance philosophy – focusing on driving sustained performance; empowering the managers; a culture of ongoing feedback and coaching; engaging and motivating employees as well as simplifying the way of working together.

“At Schneider Electric, we always value our talent and it is our constant endeavor to enhance the wellness of our employees. Employee empowerment has been one of the key factors in making Schneider Electric a great place to work, alongside the conducive environment to grow within the company and the abundant opportunities available to make an impact to the society. 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,” said Anna Tan, Schneider Electric Country Human Resources Director.

Diversity and Inclusion have always been an essential part of Schneider Electric’s culture. The company strives to provide equal opportunities to everyone and ensure all employees feel valued. Its key initiative, the HeForShe Mobilisation was selected by the UN Women to be part of the “HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10” pilot initiative - championing gender equality. Other initiative includes the ‘Go Green in the City’ challenge for university students to develop proposals and solutions to address the energy dilemma. One unique feature of the competition is the requirement of a female member in a two person-team which demonstrates the company’s commitment to advance women participation in the engineering field.