Air Products (NYSE:APD) will host a Day of Understanding on June 7 as part of its Week of Inclusion in which employees will participate in a series of discussions on diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Air Products hosts a Day of Understanding as part of its commitment to CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. Seifi Ghasemi, Air Products’ Chairman, President and CEO, is one of nearly 2,000 leaders who have pledged to take action to support a more inclusive workplace. The Day of Understanding is a day where leaders promote conversations about inclusion and address potential bias in the workplace.
Air Products has expanded its efforts this year to include a week of global activities and discussions. This year’s theme will focus on allyship and advocacy. Allyship is when any person takes or demonstrates action to support, empower or stand up for another person or group of people. Allyship is a key part of Air Products’ goal to create a workplace where all employees know they belong and matter.
The week begins with a fireside chat with Ghasemi and Victoria Brifo, Air Products’ Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. During the chat they share their views on why an inclusive workplace is the right thing to do and a competitive advantage for the Company.