MR.DIY Philippines Recognized for Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Creador ESG Impact Awards 2023

At the recently concluded Creador ESG Impact Awards 2023, Ms. Mydee David, HR Head of MR.DIY Philippines (center of the photo), gracefully accepted the award alongside Ms. Ma. Eddel Francesca (left of the photo) ESG Analyst, and Mr. Brahmal Vasudevan (right of the photo), Chief Executive Officer of Creador.

MR.DIY Philippines proudly announces its victory in the prestigious Creador ESG Impact Awards 2023, winning in Category II: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion. The awards, initiated by Creador, aim to celebrate and encourage Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices among its portfolio companies.

MR.DIY Philippines stood out in the fiercely competitive category, showcasing a commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. The company’s emphasis on these values aligns seamlessly with its dedication to making a positive impact on society.

Under the leadership of its Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Roselle Andaya with a remarkable 27 years of experience in the retail industry, MR.DIY Philippines has implemented policies and practices that go beyond gender sensitivity, creating a fully inclusive workplace culture.


  • Board with 80% Female and 20% Male
  • Senior Management with 47% Female and 53% Male
  • Employees with 55% Female and 45% Male


  • Gender-responsive leave entitlements
  • Proactive measures in eliminating wage gaps
  • Inclusive culture with the highest standard of respect, dignity, and equal opportunities

MR.DIY Philippines’ commitment to inclusivity is further demonstrated through its comprehensive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) policy. This policy is communicated to new employees during the onboarding process, ensuring that everyone is aware of the company’s commitment to a fair and inclusive workplace.

The company’s human resources team, led by a capable female department head, utilizes innovative recruitment practices, breaking down barriers and creating pathways for advancement. Through initiatives like Talegent, an assessment program, MR.DIY Philippines ensures that individuals from all walks of life are given the opportunity to thrive, regardless of their backgrounds.


The impact of MR.DIY Philippines’ inclusive policies are evident not only in its workforce statistics but also in the transformation of hiring practices. With 5,773 employees and a balanced male-to-female ratio of 45%, the company continues to thrive, setting a high standard for diversity, equality, and inclusion in the business community.

MR.DIY Philippines’ commitment to social inclusion, equality, and diversity sets a precedent for positive change in the Philippines. The ripple effect of its practices has the potential to reshape the business landscape, fostering an environment where inclusivity thrives, opportunities are equitable, and diversity is celebrated. The company’s success story extends beyond its workplace ethos, with MR.DIY Philippines now boasting 493 stores and counting. This expansion showcases not only the company’s commitment to its values but also its ability to meet the diverse needs of customers across various communities.

As MR.DIY Philippines continues to grow and expand its footprint, it remains dedicated to championing diversity and inclusion, not just within its organizational structure but also in the communities it serves. The future outlook is one of continued growth, positive impact, and a commitment to creating an inclusive environment for both employees and customers alike.

To know more about MR.DIY’s awards, head to MR.DIY’s official website at or follow /mrdiyPH on Facebook, and @mrdiy.philippines on Instagram and TikTok. You can also check out MR.DIY’s stores nationwide here:  

Written by Village Connect

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