BETTER WITH MORE VARIETY
DIVERSITY MAKES US STRONG
It’s the people that make Evonik a creative industrial Group. We all know how diversity boosts our success. Here, you’ll find out how diversity has long been part of everyday life at Evonik, where we still have a way to go, and what we are doing about it.
We approach diversity with diversity.
We promote diversity
Evonik has set itself clear goals regarding diversity, and it is working hard to achieve them. Through effective measures, the Diversity Council is showing the way, supported by its sponsors, Chief Financial Officer Ute Wolf and Thomas Wessel, Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Relations Director.
We love Diversity
Evonik has many faces. More than 32,000 people from over 100 countries work here. Every one of them has his or her own story. Here are five of these stories.
Evonik leaves nothing to chance. That’s standard procedure for a specialty chemicals company. Concrete figures tell us where we stand today and where action may be required.
is the number of new employees we hired in 2017
of our employees are women
of our worldwide top executives are women
women executives: that’s our aim for 2020
nationalities work together at Evonik
of our managers have an international background
of our employees were on parental leave in 2017
employees gained experience abroad in the Global Mobility program
years is the average age of our employees
is our employees’ average length of service at Evonik
young people were trainees at Evonik in 2017
of our employees are trainees
officially recognized apprenticeship programs are offered by Evonik
refugees are being trained for entry-level jobs annually
WE PROMOTE DIVERSITY
Evonik is open to anyone who would like to work with us on our success story. Together, each and every day, we create anew the environment that makes this success possible.