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.
Our commitments to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace
LGBTQ+Rob Taylor, President of Sonepar North America, signed an inclusion statement rejecting discriminatory treatment and committing Sonepar to ensuring a fair, equitable and respectful workplace environment.
CatalystSonepar USA signed Catalyst’s CEO Champions for Change pledge in 2022. Catalyst, a global nonprofit supported by many of the world’s most powerful leaders, is helping lead companies in building workplaces that “work for women.”
Sonepar fosters an environment of inclusion and belonging by supporting our voluntary, associate-led employee resource groups.
Sonepar's African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) cultivates cultural awareness 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.
Our Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Resource Group aims to celebrate AAPI associates and their distinct experiences, fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace environment, and empowering them 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 across all Sonepar operating companies. To further empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders within their own OpCos.
Our mission is to embrace our proud community of employee veterans who support and encourage each other through shared experiences, veteran recruitment, career development, outward engagement, professional growth, and retention.
Sonepar Pride was launched with the mission of empowering and inspiring LBGTQ+ associates to reach their full potential in an inclusive environment that drives professional and personal development.
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 through networking and career development opportunities.
Abled and Disabled Associates Partnering Together (ADAPT) works to improve accessibility and opportunities, increase disability representation, and ensure equity in the workplace for those with disabilities.
DEI Partnerships and Initiatives
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.
If you an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact the HR department at email@example.com or call 843-745-2420 and ask to be connected with the HR department.
Sonepar US is an M/F/Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer