ERGO and the Charter of Diversity Germany

Diversity Network Rhine-Ruhr celebrates its tenth anniversary

Media Information, 23.05.2023

In order to anchor and promote diversity in all facets in the companies, the Rhine-Ruhr Diversity Network has been in place since 2013.Düsseldorf, 23 May 2023 - Dr Lena Lindemann, Member of the Board ERGO Group Labour Director of ERGO Group , hosted this year's network meeting in Düsseldorf. Together with Ana-Cristina Grohnert, long-standing Chairwoman of the Charter of Diversity Germany, she welcomed 60 HR and diversity representatives from the companies organised in the network on 22 May 2023.

Dr. Lena Lindemann and Ana-Cristina Grohnert 

The cross-sector Diversity Network Rhine-Ruhr includes 14 companies that have their main location in the region: DPDHL, E.ON, ERGO, Ford, GEA, Henkel, Hogan Lovells, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, LANXESS, RWE, Telekom, thyssenkrupp, TÜV Rheinland and Vodafone.
Dr. Lena Lindemann praised the intensive exchange within the network: "Diversity and the topic of diversity management derived from it are becoming more and more relevant in increasingly heterogeneous societies and companies. I am personally convinced that we will all succeed in social, political and above all economic change if we live diversity. In our lively network, we as companies continuously learn from and with each other and will continue to do so in the future."

Ana-Cristina Grohnert, Chairwoman of the Charter of Diversity Germany since 2013, pointed out in her keynote speech that diversity is a topic of sustainability: "Diversity is a clear strategic success factor because diversity affects the entire value chain in every company," she said. She presented methods on how the success of diversity is not only visible, but also measurable.

Today, 23 May 2023, German Diversity Day 2023, a networking event will take place with the topic "Psychological Safety and Belonging." Neuroscientist Dr Laura Wünsch will be giving a talk at 10:00 a.m., which can be followed live here:

The companies of the Diversity Network Rhine-Ruhr invite their employees to numerous and diverse internal events on the occasion of German Diversity Day 2023.

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About ERGO Group AG

ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe. The Group is represented in over 25 countries worldwide, with a focus on Europe and Asia. Four separate units operate under the umbrella of ERGO Group AG: ERGO Deutschland AG, ERGO International AG, ERGO Digital Ventures AG and ERGO Technology & Services Management AG. The German, international, direct and digital businesses as well as the global management of IT and technology services are organized in these units. About 38,700 people work either as salaried employees or as full-time self-employed sales representatives for the Group. In 2022, ERGO recorded a total premium income of over 20 billion euros and rendered benefits to customers (net) of around 15 billion euros. ERGO is part of Munich Re, one of the world's leading reinsurers and risk carriers. More at



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