Policies and approach
The Group as a variety of employment policies that create a framework to ensure it is an employer of choice and that it provides a fair, equitable and conducive working environment free from discrimination and harassment. The Group views its employees as fundamental to its long-term success and strives to provide a working environment in line with this ambition. It conducts a variety of communications, training and development programs to achieve this aim and to ensure that employees conduct their activities in line with the Group’s Guiding Principles. These include:
‹ culture champions program
‹ regular performance reviews; and
‹ local town hall communications events.
As of December 31, 2018, Indivior employed 915 people worldwide (2017: 1,023). The distribution of these people by function and location is shown below.
Our gender diversity figures for the purposes of s414C(8)(c) of the Companies Act 2006 are as follows:
|At December 31, 2018||Total||Women||Men|
|Directors of Indivior PLC||11||4||36%||7||64%|
* Includes members of the Executive Committee who are not Directors of Indivior PLC and all subsidiary company directors.
The Group’s culture champions are a network of nearly 50 employees from around the world who act as ambassadors and create opportunities for greater engagement and sharing of best practices. Champions are tasked with proposing ideas and implementing activities to drive a positive culture, in collaboration with Human Resources, managers and leaders.
To reinforce its culture and Guiding Principles, in 2018 the Group implemented an on-line training program to supplement the live classroom training. Employees are now expected to complete both modules to understand and quickly begin exemplifying our values and Guiding Principles.
Town Hall Events
During the year, the Group held several town hall events across our global regions and functions, including several global Skype broadcast meetings. These events serve as two-way dialogue opportunities to improve employee understanding of the Group’s activities, strategy, products and plans and to further develop the relationship between the Group’s senior management team and its employees.
All the events were attended and led by members of the Group’s Executive Committee, including the Chief Executive Officer, and were video conferenced to enable the participation of staff located at different sites.
International Women in Leadership
The Group’s international women in leadership program is called IWiL and its mission is to help support diversity in leadership. The program is conducted within each territory and consists of a variety of events, activities and communications initiatives. During 2018, these activities included:
‹ networking events at Group sites;
‹ access to training videos and a business skills library;
‹ mentoring activities; and
‹ development of volunteering opportunities