Passionate global employees with multi-cultural backgrounds, different mindsets and languages provide us with the intellectual diversity that helps in turning challenges into opportunities.
Indorama Ventures is proud to be a signatory and supporter of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a set of Principles offering guidance to business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community; established by UN Global Compact and UN Women.
"Indorama Ventures is deeply committed to the Women’s Empowerment Principles from the United Nations Global Compact Network. Driving equality outcomes across our company is a key part of our sustainability program under our purpose of “Reimagining Chemistry Together to Create A Better World". Our vision for a better world has equality at its heart, with a more diverse workforce as one of our core values. We are proud to pledge our commitment to equal-opportunity by taking measurable action to empowering women."
Diversity and inclusivity are core focuses to maintaining a sustainable workplace at IVL. We embrace employees from different ethnicities, cultures, nationalities and educational backgrounds.
On March 8th, 2022, Indorama Ventures (IVL) united to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, under the theme of #BreakTheBias, by hosting an inspirational talk with IVL’s female leaders: Mrs. Suchitra Lohia, IVL Deputy Group CEO, and Mrs. Aradhana Lohia Sharma, Vice President, on the topic ‘Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow.’ This video shares the highlight topics of the event, and the importance the company places on gender equality and diversity & inclusion. The panel discussion was hosted at the Head Office and shared to a live and digital audience of IVL employees.
Our global workforce of 25,207 employees includes 2,073 temporary staff, with some relevant highlights below:
Employees by Continent
Since IVL’s acquisitions in 2020 contributed to our employee growth. It is therefore important to maintain an effective HR strategy which ensures that the Company is better able to respond to the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace and business.
At IVL, diversity goes beyond culture, language, gender, age, or nationality. It also includes different approaches and ways of thinking. We value our diverse and inclusive workforce and see it as an important competitive advantage. Our diversity and inclusion efforts begin with the recruitment of candidates, and continues through career management, learning and development, and promotions and rewards for all employees. We offer careers suited to the skills and experiences of employees so they can add value to the Company and contribute to our long-term success. Some of our diversity indicators are as follows: