Submitted by CNH Industrial
CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announced today that it has joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
The CEO-led coalition was launched in June 2017 and encompasses 85 industries and more than 50 academic institutions and associations in all 50 US States, representing millions of employees globally. To date more than 800 CEOs and Presidents of the world’s leading companies and business organizations have signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge recognizing that change starts at the executive level.
“CNH Industrial has more than 64,000 employees in 66 manufacturing plants and 54 research and development centers around the world,” explained Hubertus Mühlhäuser, Chief Executive Officer, CNH Industrial. “We are truly global and need to operate successfully across different geographies and cultures. To do so, we need to cultivate a working environment where employees feel comfortable and empowered to discuss diversity and inclusion.”
The Company has already taken a number of actions in recent years to advance diversity and inclusion and intends to further evolve and strengthen this important pillar of corporate culture. Joining the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative is part of this commitment and will help to enhance its current diversity strategies.
“Diverse teams make us stronger. Whether it is diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, cultural background, age or experience. They offer us more perspectives, approach problems from different angles, bring more creativity to the table, perform better and overall benefit innovation,” said Mr. Mühlhäuser. “By joining CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, we are raising the bar and challenge ourselves to do more and to do better. I’m looking forward to learning from our peers and sharing experiences to advance diversity and inclusion.”
CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR for tractors and agricultural machinery; CASE Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; IVECO for commercial vehicles; IVECO BUS and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; IVECO ASTRA for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions.
Sustainability at CNH Industrial
CNH Industrial has a proactive approach to sustainability, which is in tune with global changes. We have set long-term targets to align with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and we are driven to ensure that our footprint is sustainable, and one that leaves a positive and lasting impression. Furthermore, CNH Industrial is a recognized as a sustainability leader in its field, having been named as the Industry Leader in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment segment of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe, for nine consecutive years, as well as being admitted to range of sustainability indices.
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