Our DEI mission is to foster culture that allows for the professional development, recruitment, retention, well being and respect of all employees. We strive to create an environment of cross-cultural communication, understanding and collaboration that will fuel our digital future. At Sonepar, we are powered by difference.
Sonepar USA IDEA Council
The Council's goal is to lead, inspire and influence diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives at Sonepar USA.
Employee Resource Groups
Sonepar fosters an environment of inclusion and belonging by supporting our employee resource groups, voluntary, associated led groups. You'll find your tribe here at Sonepar.
Sonepar African American Employee Resource Group is a support group that cultivates cultural awareness in Sonepar USA with the ambition to allow its members to reach their full potential in an inclusive environment that promotes professional and personal development for African American associates.
Sonepar's North American Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Resource Group aims to celebrate AAPI employees and their distinct experiences, fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace environment, and empowering AAPI employees to reach their full potential.
Sonepar’s Connect ERG is a group of emerging professionals focused on providing mentorship, professional development, and community service opportunities to engage early-career associates.
Hispanos Unidos aims to promote a positive and fair work environment and to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders within their Sonepar operating companies through networking, training, mentorship and bilingual services.
The Pride Employee Resource Group was launched in June of 2021 with the mission of empowering and inspiring LBGTQIA+ associates to reach their full potential in an all-inclusive environment that drives professional and personal development.
Sonepar’s Women’s Resource Group, Women Advocating Today for Tomorrow (WATT), is an employee resource group with a common passion to empower and inspire women to reach their full potential in an inclusive environment that drives professional and personal development.
DEI Partnerships and Initiatives
Commitment to Diversity
We are unique. We embrace the power of difference. That’s why Sonepar USA is committed to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.
Every effort is made to ensure that our policies regarding hiring, salary administration, promotion and transfer are based solely on job requirements, job performance and job-related criteria.
In addition, our personnel policies and practices - including those relating to compensation, benefits, transfer, retention, termination, training, self-development opportunities, as well as social and recreational programs - are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or other basis prohibited by law.