With Olam ingredients in 7 out of 10 chocolate bars globally, in this episode Joydeep describes the impact of his work in implementing living wages and standardising work practices across ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ countries.
Joydeep also shares his experience in addressing the root causes of gender imbalance for colleagues in farming and office-based roles, as well as his work to improve employee wellbeing through the concept of purpose.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[5:07] Implementing the living wage and standardising work practices across ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ countries, looking beyond the short term.
[8:19] Brand differentiation – the role of HR in winning business and people related measures of success.
[11:36] Investing in technology to improve livelihoods for small holder farmers, 40% of whom are women.
[21:11] An inclusive workforce – the impact of job security and reducing seasonal employment.
[25:14] Improving employee wellbeing through the concept of purpose.
[35:35] The importance for HR professionals using at least 25% of their time to reflect on having meaningful impact and taking action on medium – long term goals.
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