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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion are foundational to how we operate and are embedded in our values. We respect the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that to benefit from the wealth that diversity brings, we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of patients!

In today’s world, demographic, social, and human challenges affect diversity in the workplace; here are some examples:

  • Gender equality continues to be a challenge with women still under-represented at most senior levels in organizations.
  • Balance and equality in the workplace among people of different gender and sexual orientation is far from being the norm.
  • 80% of disabilities are invisible.
  • By 2020, 35% of the global workforce will be comprised of millenials.
At Sanofi, we see these challenges as opportunities to make genuine improvements. We take constant action to ensure we are a truly diverse organization that engages all in an inclusive culture. This makes Sanofi resilient and adaptable. It inspires us to innovate in the fast-paced healthcare environments we operate in globally.

More that 100,000 collaborators in 100 countries, workforce by gender (46/54%), workforce by region, number of declared employees with disabilities in France : 1 160 salaries in 2016, 1 182 in 2015, workforce by age

Get inspired by our efforts worldwide to create a diverse and inclusive work environment

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Work-life balance

WorldatWork

Sanofi US received the 2017 Seal of Distinction from the WorldatWork Alliance by creating a balanced work-life environment.
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Family Friendly Society

Sanofi Czech Republic initiated Family Friendly Society, a program which helps parents achieve better balance between work and family life.
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Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Sanofi US received the distinction “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” by achieving the maximum score of 100/100 for the Corporate Equality Index in 2017.
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Student on board

Sanofi Poland sponsors an award-winning internship program since 2010 by collaborating with universities to help young people initiate their careers.
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U Convention on Rights for Persons with Disabilities for companies

Sanofi Germany is signatory to the U Convention on Rights for Persons with Disabilities for companies and has implemented an action plan for 2016 – 2019, which aims to support disabled people to work and operate at their best every day.
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Tadeo

Sanofi France supports a special program in collaboration with Tadeo to help optimize communication for colleagues with hearing difficulties.
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Global Gender Balance

Global Gender Balance Board set up by Sanofi Executive Committee Council to focus on driving gender parity within the organization.
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Elevate

Sanofi US developed Elevate - A female talent development program building the pipeline of talent at our most senior levels.
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Elle Women’s Initiative

Elle Women’s Initiative implemented in Africa & Middle East - focused on engaging and retaining female talent with career pathways in non-traditional roles.
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Empower

Sanofi India successfully implemented the EMPOWER development program with a ‘’Diversity Initiative for Women in Sales’’ designed to support women working in a male dominated sales industry.
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Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace

Sanofi Japan was one of the 1% companies in 2017 that were recognized by the Minister of Health under the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace with the highest grade for supporting women in managerial positions.
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Pro-Gender & Racial Equality Program

Sanofi Brazil was the only pharmaceutical company to be recognized in 2016 at the fifth edition of the ‘’Pro-Gender & Racial Equality Program’’ for the company’s pro-gender management and its pro-diversity corporate policy.