- Zalando defines 12 Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) commitments to be “inclusive by design” for its talents, leaders, customers and partners
- Focus is on developing a truly inclusive workplace, diverse leaders who serve as role models, a more inclusive shopping experience and a diverse assortment in every category across price, size and style
- The progress towards the commitments of the strategy will be reported on a yearly basis in Zalando’s D&I Report
BERLIN, MAY 20, 2021 // Today, Zalando, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, launches its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategy, “do.BETTER.” It includes a comprehensive action plan with 12 commitments defined across four pillars: talents, leaders, customers and partners. Already making steady progress with diverse individual initiatives in the past years, the company has now developed a holistic approach to thoroughly cover the topic of D&I. The progress towards the commitments of the strategy will be transparently reported on a yearly basis in Zalando’s D&I Report first published in 2020.
“Our vision is to be the Starting Point for Fashion that is welcoming to everyone. We strive to be inclusive by design, bringing to life the diversity of our talents, leaders, customers and partners,” says Zalando co-CEO David Schneider. “We are convinced that enabling greater diversity and inclusion will lead Zalando to better innovation, deeper customer understanding, greater creativity, higher quality decision-making, and also positively influence the fashion industry.”