May 20, 2022 – Our conviction: People are more motivated, productive and satisfied when they can bring their whole self to work. This is why at Mercedes-Benz we create and strongly promote equal opportunities at work. We foster a culture of appreciation and respect in which age, ethnic origin and nationality, gender and gender identity, physical and mental abilities, religion and belief, sexual orientation as well as social origin play no part.
Diversity helps us to find new perspectives and ideas, which allows for creativity and innovation to thrive. For us, inclusion means consciously appreciating our similarities and differences.
Our goal for inclusion is to create an environment where every employee is included and treated equally and with fairness.
Our Mission Statement
Alongside sustainability and integrity, diversity forms the foundation of Mercedes-Benz's sustainable business strategy. All members of the Board of Management support the Mercedes-Benz Diversity Mission Statement and are committed to implementing the principles set out in it:
Our strategic fields of action
Our diversity & inclusion approach takes into account the seven diversity dimensions of the Diversity Charter, of which Mercedes-Benz is a founding member and first signatory. The strategic focus is on three fields of action:
Sabine Kohleisen, member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG responsible for Human Resources and Labor Director on the occasion of the 10th Diversity Day at Mercedes-Benz: