B. Braun Thailand recognized for efforts in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion from HR Asia Award 2023
Wins HR ASIA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards for the first time and named Best Company to Work for in Asia 2023 for the fourth consecutive year
Bangkok, Thailand – 22 September, 2023 – B. Braun, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has been awarded the ‘HR ASIA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards’ for the first time and awarded the ‘HR Asia Best Company to Work for in Asia 2023’ for the fourth year in a row. The awards, which recognizes well-accepted human resource practices, high levels of employee engagement, and excellent workplace cultures of companies across Asia, reiterates B. Braun’s dedication to protect and improve people around the world driven by people at our core.
B. Braun Thailand was recognized among the 73 companies who were shortlisted as winners for 2023 from the 286 applicants from over 20 industries with certification based significantly on the employee’s feedback.
(From left to right) Ms. Veerawan Rungruangsiriwong, Head of Human Resources, Mr. Sayan Roy, Managing Director, B. Braun Thailand.
Driven by People, Determined by Core Competencies
Trust, Diversity, and Accountability are B. Braun’s core values that enable the organization to fulfil its vision to protect and improve the health of people around the world. Trust creates spaces where personal growth is encouraged, empowering people on all levels to make decisions and creating a conducive environment for constructive feedback. Diversity builds an equal working environment that is appreciative, inclusive, and respectful. At B. Braun we appreciate different perspectives, thoughts, experiences, and background, and our people are free to be who they are. Accountability enhances our long-term success by entrusting our people with the responsibility of charting their own professional development. These core competencies shape our people to achieve more together, to develop smart solutions and drive advancements in healthcare through the power of technology.
Designing a Meaningful Employee Journey
We care for our employees and welcome them as part of the B. Braun family from the first day they step into the company. We take responsibility for each member of the workforce during their entire journey with us, right from the start with an inclusive onboarding program. This detailed care continues throughout their experience with B. Braun, from supporting their wellbeing and health, to designing a personalized growth and development career path, and recognizing outstanding achievements and performances. Even after the pandemic has ended, B. Braun Thailand continues to care for the physical and mental well-being of our employees by extending some of the best practices adopted during this period, including ‘Flexible Work Arrangements’ or hybrid working hours. Moreover, specialized leave such as the ‘Family and Life Care Holidays’ are provided to encourage employees to take day-offs to care for themselves and their loved ones. These policies at B. Braun Thailand have resulted in enhanced work-life integration and harmony at work.
We Value Diversity
By strengthening an appreciative, inclusive and equitable working environment, we unleash the full potential of all of our employees and we are constantly developing our leadership culture to shape change. We believe our employees should be able to work in a safe and healthy working environment. In line with this, B. Braun Thailand also assesses pay for gender parity on a regular basis to ensure there is equal pay and equal opportunity for everyone.
Employees of B. Braun Thailand comprise various nationalities and religions, with a gender ratio of 70% female and 30% males, inclusive of LGBTQ+ identities. In management levels, the ratio is 66% female to 34% male. The “B. Braun Thailand Diversity Club” was also set-up to exchange, embrace and celebrate the different genders, sexual orientation, cultures, religious beliefs, race, ethnicity, and other forms of diversity in the workplace, and to create an inclusive work environment for everyone at the company.
Mr. Sayan Roy, Managing Director, B. Braun (Thailand) Ltd. Said: “B. Braun is proud to be recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia for the fourth consecutive year and to win the HR ASIA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards for the first time. Being awarded for the fourth time, is a recognition of our efforts in providing an empowering work environment and a testament that our HR practices are on the right track. The HR ASIA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards is a re-affirmation of our commitment to continue to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment. We are humbled by these honors and will continue to evolve with the times to continue to nurture and empower our workforce.
“Finally, a vote of thanks to the leadership team and the entire organization who continue to believe in our vision. As we grow from strength to strength in this highly dynamic environment, this award allows us to take a moment to celebrate our successes. It also serves as an acknowledgement from our employees of what we stand for, our practices and our policies. We aim to not only maintain these standards but to accelerate them further and to continuously improve every year.”
Ms. Veerawan Rungruangsiriwong, Head of Human Resources, B. Braun Thailand. said, “At B. Braun, we value differences, not just through words, but through our policies and actions. Every day, we take steps towards building a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment, that embrace our differences and unleash the full potential of all B. Braun employees, with the goal of creating the best possible workplace for our people, regardless of their individual or collective diversity.”
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