Diversity and inclusion trends globally and in Ukraine
The joint event held by Deloitte Ukraine and EBRD
On 27 May, we held the online discussion dedicated to diversity and inclusion trends globally and in Ukraine. The event was organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Deloitte Ukraine. The experts discussed the approaches to promoting diversity and inclusion that are currently trending in the world, how a diversity and inclusion culture is being implemented in our country and business environment, and presented own practical cases.
We invite you to watch the recording of the event and learn more about the speakers’ presentations.
02:20 – Opening remarks from Lesya Kuzmenko, Associate Director, Deputy Head of Ukraine, Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness, EBRD. To date, EBRD has implemented around 18 investment projects in Ukraine, which included the gender and economic inclusion component.
06:06 – Biljana Radonjic Ker-Lindsay, Associate Director, Gender & Economic Inclusion, EBRD, speaks about the priorities and goals of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, including the gender and economic inclusion projects.
15:04 – Mykyta Suietin, Head of Expert Labor Relations Team of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, speaks about the diversity and inclusion as one of the top priorities of the state policy, social aspects of COVID-19, and building of agile and inclusive environment in Ukraine.
21:22 – Biljana Radonjic Ker-Lindsay, Associate Director, Gender & Economic Inclusion, EBRD, speaks about the specifics of implementing a culture of diversity and inclusion in Ukraine and in other countries of EBRD presence. Q&A session.
26:06 – Olena Boichenko, Director of Human Capital Advisory Services, Deloitte Ukraine, speaks about the global context of diversity and inclusion, the local specifics, and impact on financial results of companies.
53:14 – Natalia Kulchytska, HRD, Kernel, speaks about building and supporting a culture of diversity and inclusion in a company, the programs implemented by Kernel, the specifics of communicating with employees, and implementation of anti-discrimination policy.
1:10:12 – Surveying the event participants about human capital challenges, an importance of cultivating an inclusive environment in business, and the specifics of economic inclusion in Ukraine. Vladyslav Melnychuk, Senior Consultant of Human Capital Advisory Services at Deloitte Ukraine commented on the survey results.
1:16:40 – Zlata Kostiuk, CSR expert, Auchan Retail Ukraine, speaks about current workplace practices that engage people with disabilities as well as the equality and inclusion policy.
1:29:15 – Lilia Zagrebelna, CSR Director, Nova Poshta, speaks about the company’s CSR policy and KRUTO Nova Poshta – the project for cooperation with young people and students aimed to help develop necessary soft skills for a successful start of a career regardless of the sphere of activities.
1:40:00 – Liudmyla Buklerska (Tarasenko), Vice President of HR, UBC Group, speaks about the corporate culture in the company and provision of equal opportunities for all employees.
1:49:01 – Closing remarks from Alina Bilan, Project Manager, Technical Cooperation, EBRD.