Celebrating the companies that prioritise diversity and inclusion, from hiring to their workplace culture. They go above and beyond to build inclusive environments for their employees, empower the minorities within their organisation and are committed to make an impact in the tech industry.
Expedia Group is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. They even have 8 employee-led Inclusion Business Groups with thousands of employees engaged in chapters around the world to unite employees and celebrate their unique differences. The largest of which is Women at Expedia Learning and Leading, WELL, with a mission to empower and support women to leadership roles through professional development, personal empowerment and strategic initiatives. Expedia Group takes care of its people by offering global benefits including employee assistance programs (mental and emotional well-being support), Military leave (varies by country), Paid volunteer time-off, Flexible working arrangements (varies by country), support to any employee transitioning in the workplace and 12-week minimum paid parental leave. The online travel agency is hosting this year The International Women in Travel and Tourism Forum’s Awards in London together with Google. They commit to taking actionable steps to promote diversity & inclusion – now that’s what we call progress.
Ranked as No.7 as one of the best tech companies to work for globally. It’s not a surprise that Berlin’s largest tech employer has made this list. Zalando aims for a balanced representation of women and men on their top five management levels, including the Management Board, by the end of 2023. As a trailblazer in the gender equality space, they even report on their progress in their annual Diversity & Inclusion Report and are proud of having achieved an average of 37.5% of top-five leadership-level roles occupied by women in 2022.
Skyscanner believes in creating an inclusive and diverse environment in which every one of its employees can thrive. They have been awarded the Gold Level Employer status for LGBTQ+ Inclusion by the Stonewall’s UK Workplace Equality Index and rated second across the UK in the Leisure, Travel and Tourism sector. The company has developed new policies, an array of events, and numerous educational programs to create an inclusive and equitable place to work.
Glovo is a Barcelona-based startup and the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Western Asia and Africa. Glovo takes an active role in fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging. Starting with a solid base of inclusive policies, Glovo encourages and enables employees to create Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) in order to tackle issues related to DE&I. They believe in full transparency and want to be held accountable for the commitments they have made to drive progress by issuing a 2021 DIB report.
The Dutch online travel agency’s inclusiveness starts with its employees, representing over 140 nationalities and a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. The range of employee groups who contribute to this culture include B.proud for LGBTQ+ employees and allies, B.able for physically disabled and neuro-diverse colleagues. B.bold works towards empowering black employees and B.equal, for women and their allies.