Generali is partner of the Women’s Forum G20 Italy

Monica Alessandra Possa, Group Chief HR & Organization Officer, spoke during the event, which concluded with the Group joining the commitment towards the “Zero Gender Gap”

Generali participated as partner to the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society - G20 Italy, which took place in Milan from 17th to 19th October and was organised in the framework of the Italian G20 Presidency. Its goal was to place the role of women at the centre of the G20 agenda and allow them to be the protagonists, together with men, of the recovery, promoting new models of public and private leadership that do not leave anyone behind and focus on diversity.

The event took place in hybrid mode with several Generali Group managers following its activities from all over the world. Jean-Laurent Granier, CEO of Generali France and Group D&I Sponsor, Marco Sesana, Country Manager & CEO of Generali Italia and Global Business Lines, and Monica Alessandra Possa, Generali Group Chief HR & Organization Officer, took part in the physical event. On 19th October, Monica Alessandra Possa joined a panel titled “Fixing the leaking pipeline: the Champions of Women’s Leadership”. The discussion was dedicated to ways companies can contribute to enhancing women’s talent and ensure female workers have equal opportunities, especially in a context characterised by a worsening of women’s participation to the labour market – already fragile for what concerns leadership positions – owing to the pandemic.

During the discussion, Monica Alessandra Possa emphasized Generali’s commitment to a greater representation of women in decision-making and managerial positions, and clarified the Company’s strategic approach aimed at enhancing the role of women within the Group through dialogue among all stakeholders and the integration of gender equality among its business strategy priorities.

Companies have the duty to take action on gender equality. This is a true business matter, and this is the right moment to address it as such, with KPIs, targets and measurement of results”, the Group Chief HR & Organization Officer commented.

Generali also joined the call to action of the #SheCovery promoted by the Women’s Forum and adhered to the pact "Towards the Zero Gender Gap, testifying to the Group’s ongoing commitment on this topic, and pledging to work along with many other stakeholders to achieve true gender equality.

Created in Paris in 2005, the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society is the main international platform promoting women’s voice and vision. In the past it hosted, among others, Christine Lagarde, Ursula von der Leyen, Melinda Gates, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Guterres, Kristalina Georgieva and international business leaders.