The case for embracing diversity in the workforce is stronger than ever. Diverse companies now outperform non-diverse companies! Why? Well, when people from all different backgrounds come together, they bring different perspectives, information, and world views. This mix creates more innovation, a more productive team, and ultimately a more profitable business. According to Alexandru Aldoescu, Head of HR, General Affairs & Procurement Manager (Romania and Bulgaria), Samsung Electronics Romania, diversity is something every company should strive for.

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You may have noticed an increase in posts about diversity and inclusion on the Romanian Diversity Charter’s webpage recently. This is part of a conscious effort of the platform to advocate for our society to become more diverse and inclusive in future. In today’s post, Anca Georgescu from Transylvania Animal Care talks about what actions the organization has been taking — and plans to take – to address this topic, including celebrating some successes to date and identifying some challenges ahead.

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We are pleased to announce a new diversity column on the Diversity Charter’s website that will explore how the concept of diversity management is practiced and embraced by Romanian companies and organizations. We’ve talked today with Eduard Drăghici, employer branding coordinator at Carrefour Romania, about the role of diversity within the French retailer with operations in more than 30 countries.

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