Talent Team presents at PBCWE webinar

SGV Talent Associate Director Luisa Hebron was among the speakers at the #ForwardThinkingFlex: Making Flexible Work, Work webinar hosted by the Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE), the Philippine Women’s Economic Network (PhilWEN), the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), and Investing in Women (IW) last 16 February. Other speakers included human resources executives and managers from government agencies and business organizations. They discussed the value of a Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA) in promoting workplace gender equality and diversity & inclusion. They also identified practical recommendations to help companies develop sustainable and effective FWA policies and practices.

Luisa presenting at the webinar

Luisa began her presentation with an overview of SGV’s commitment to diversity & inclusion, sustainability, and people development. She shared how the Firm has embraced the concept that the ability to work flexibly is a key differentiator for recruitment and critical to employee retention, productivity and engagement. She then explained how the Firm’s FWA policies are aligned with our Purpose and diversity & inclusion goals. Luisa also provided tips on how participants can build a culture of flexibility in their own organizations.

The webinar is the fifth installment of the PBCWE’s #WEECanDoIT webinar series. To watch the webinar, please visit https://tinyurl.com/LAHebronPBCWE.

SGV is a Founding Member of the PBCWE. The Firm received its EDGE Certification in August 2018, making it the first multidisciplinary professional services firm in the Philippines to receive this certification for meeting the EDGE standards for gender equality. EDGE stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality.