Event report

Webinar - Diversity and Inclusion in the Covid business world and going forward

Friday 16th October the France Ireland Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar on Diversity and Inclusion in the Covid business world and going forward.

Our Keynote Speaker was Margot Slattery, President FICC and Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sodexo Group.

Great panel discussion moderated by Dr.Kara McGann, Head of Social Policy, Ibec.

The Sodexo Group is a worldwide leader in integrated facilities services that improve the quality of life in the workplace. 

Margot has responsibility for the strategic direction, implementation and alignment of its integrated global diversity and inclusion initiatives across five global dimensions: Cultures & Origins, Disabilities, Gender, Sexual Orientation/LGBT+ and Generations.

Recently she has been engaged in tracking the effect of Covid-19 on those dimensions and supporting the global human resources teams within Sodexo around racism and intersectionalilty.

Margot was joined by our panel of speakers to include:

  • Seamus Egan – Managing Director, Transdev
  • Stella Clarke –  Chief Marketing Officer, Murex
  • Philippe Cosson – CEO AP Partners Ltd, Strategic Partner Zenger Folkman

A few remarkable quotes from the event:

"Diversity & Inclusion is not here to tick a box but has to be in the DNA of any organisation" Margot Slattery, President FICC and Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sodexo

" The Love you take is equal to the love you make" The Beatles, Seamus Egan – Managing Director, Transdev

" Be aware, Be outspoken" Stella Clarke – Chief Marketing Officer, Murex

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Philippe Cosson – CEO AP & Partners Ltd, Strategic Partner Zenger Folkman


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