sHero, an organization headquartered in Shanghai, China, championing, leading and specializing in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) since 2011, announced this year’s “Leading DEI Best Company Awards 2021” winners, honoring companies that have exceptional success in implementing DEI in corporate China. Aptar China won “Leading DEI Best Company Awards 2021 x Inclusion” Award. And at the same time, Xin Yao, Vice President and General Manager of Aptar Pharma Northeast Asia, won the “Leading DEI Best People Awards 2021 x 40above40” award.
Selina Lin (the right one in the above photo), Aptar China Talent Attraction and Business Partner Manager, received the award on behalf of the company.
At the event, Xiangwei Gong, President of Aptar Asia, joined the CEO Walk the Talk Dialogue Session and shared some of Aptar’s practices in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She said, “We are a global company full of diverse, highly skilled, passionate people. As part of the foundation of our DEI roadmap, our goal is to ensure that all of us feel fully included and find our own sense of pride at Aptar. As a company, we are placing an even stronger focus on supporting and celebrating all types of diversity–gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, disability and more. We believe in a working environment where everyone is valued and included, and where diversity is celebrated.”
Xiangwei Gong, Aptar Asia President, shared her insights in the CEO Walk the Talk Dialogue Session
Xin Yao, Vice President and General Manager of Aptar Pharma North Asia, won the “Leading DEI Best People Awards 2021 x 40above40” award because of her personal commitment and contribution in DEI. She also shared some of Aptar’s initiatives in the area of DEI. She said, “DEI is one of Aptar’s five strategic priorities under the umbrella of Talent and Leadership. We believe in a working environment where everyone is valued and included, and where diversity is celebrated. At Aptar, we have many DEI initiatives including Aptar Global Women’s Network: ALIGN (Aptar, Lead, Inspire, Grow Now), Mentoring Program for Women, DEI Week, Cultural & Diversity Corner – Mosaic, Town Hall on Diversity and Inclusion, etc. As an important part of leadership training and building inclusive leadership competencies, the “Unconscious Bias to Inclusive Leadership” training program was rolled out to our people in 2020. Additionally, the annual harassment prevention training was provided for all employee.”
Xin Yao, Vice President and General Manager of Aptar Pharma North Asia, won the “Leading DEI Best People Awards 2021 x 40above40” award
Aptar team group photo in the event
The Leading DEI China Best Practices Guide by sHero x PageGroup was also officially announced in the event. 100+ companies and organizations international and domestic alike submitted their DEI Best Practices. After 4 months selection, Aptar together with other 30 companies were selected as DEI Best Practices on the Guide. This Guide is first-of-its-kind guide in the country promoting DEI in the organizations.
Snapshot of Aptar’s Introduction in the Leading DEI China Best Practices Guide
sHero is an organization headquartered in Shanghai, China, championing, leading and specializing in DEI since 2011. Its mission is to empower women through education, employment and engagement.