FWD Insurance awarded “Model Organization Network for Gender Equality Promotion” for pioneering DE&I efforts in workplace

FWD Life Insurance PLC., (FWD Insurance) upholds the values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I). It has been recognized as a “Model Organization Network for Gender Equality Promotion” for its dedication to conducting business with equality, promoting excellence human resource management, and co-creating a society of equality. Additionally, FWD Insurance is committed to embracing diversity and fostering a culture of inclusion.

Mr. David Korunić, Chief Executive Officer of FWD Insurance said, “At FWD, we follow the principle that considers every member of society, including 1,400 of FWD staffs. We have developed a corporate culture that respects employee differences, such as age, language, culture, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and physical distinctions. We ensure equality in all aspects, including equality, in all their activities. The objective is to ensure every employee as a significant contributor to the organization’s success and to position the company as a leading life insurance provider in Asia, aligned with their vision of revolutionizing the perception of insurance.

FWD Insurance has been recognised from several awards, including the Bronze Level HR Excellence Awards Thailand 2022 for Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards 2022, plus this year’s award recognition of “Model Organization Network for Gender Equality Promotion” from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, in collaboration with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

Currently, FWD Insurance upholds a policy that champions equality and fosters an inclusive organizational culture that embraces diversity. We offer a wide range of welfare and benefits, including gender reassignment leave of up to seven days and full coverage for the associated costs, which can go up to 100,000 baht. Moreover, FWD also extends insurance coverage to same-sex partners.

In addition, FWD Insurance provides comprehensive training and resources on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace and has joined forces with organizations such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). FWD Insurance has participated in variety of campaigns, including IDAHOT 2022, Pattaya Pride Month 2022, and International Women’s Day 2023. These efforts demonstrate FWD’s human resources management practices and unwavering commitment to promoting equality, supporting an inclusive culture, and embracing diversity. FWD Insurance is dedicated to raising awareness and encouraging adherence to correct DE&I guidelines in the workplace and society at large.