We believe that Sabancı derives its strength from qualified employees with unique characteristics and competencies. As of the end of 2021, we create employment for more than 60,000 people, including subcontractors. At Sabancı Group, 30% of our employees and 40% of our managers are women. We encourage employees to take active roles at home and with their families, regardless of their gender. 1We also facilitate the return of women to work after maternity leave. We also delivered Gender Equality trainings that include basic concepts on gender, stereotypes, discrimination, sexual harassment and violence, sexism and discrimination in language and communication and unconscious bias to all employees in 2021. We have compulsory trainings totaling to 8,890 person x hour that include sections on eliminating unconscious bias for all levels including the management positions.
Sabancı Holding was included in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index which recognizes the performance of companies committed to gender equality across five pillars. At Sabancı Holding, women hold 44% of board seats including the chair role.
|Workforce Gender Breakdown||Share (%)|
|Women in top management positions*
|Women in junior management positions**
|Women in all management positions
|Women in management positions in revenue-generating roles
|Women in STEM-related positions
* maximum two levels away from the CEO
** first level of management
1 Employees working directly in Turkish operations are included in the number of employees
We share the performance of Group companies on their activities in Turkey from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021 as defined in Sabancı Holding 2021 Sustainability Report.