About

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Global Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

We know that fostering an inclusive, diverse and equitable environment for our employees helps make us a stronger and more successful company. That’s why inclusion and diversity are embedded in our culture, values and behaviors. In everything we do, we strive to:

  • Choose to Own It
  • Break Through Silos
  • Deliver Results with Integrity and Speed
  • Do Better Every Day
  • Care for Our Colleagues, Clients and Communities

Our clients do business in more than 100 global markets. To provide the best service possible, we need our teams to be engaged, connected and supported. Across our company, we make it a priority to ensure that every employee feels that their identity and experience are represented, embraced and celebrated.

We keep the DEI conversation going through frequent, open employee discussion forums and global training opportunities. By educating, inspiring, and empowering our employees at every level, we cultivate a global force of leaders that represents the diverse markets we serve.

By the Numbers
Key Highlights

Our diversity goals
We believe there is belongingness in inclusion, growth in diversity and fairness in equity. With nearly 40,000 employees in countries around the world, we are committed to developing an environment that offers equal opportunities to individuals with distinctive backgrounds and unique perspectives.

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A culture of inclusion
Our 24 employee networks (many of which have won industry awards) are established and run by colleagues. These groups help employees come together around a common goal, share unique perspectives and increase their visibility across the company. They also create opportunities for networking and professional development.


Industry recognition
From being named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index five years in a row, to winning multiple DiversityInc Top 50 Best Companies nods and Seramount awards, we are proud to be recognized for our efforts to support inclusion, diversity and gender equity in the workplace and beyond.

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10 actions to address racism and inequality
In June 2020, we launched our 10-point action plan to address issues of racism and inequality – both across our company and in our communities. The 10 Actions demonstrate our intent to use our power, our voice and our capital to build a better and more just world.

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Asset stewardship
Our Fearless Girl initiative continues to build awareness and deliver results in bringing more female representation onto boards and into the workplace. Since 2017, of the 1,486 companies we had identified as having all-male boards, 948 have since appointed at least one female director.1

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Our EEO-1 reporting
We have set goals to help us improve our diversity and inclusion efforts. EEO-1 data is just one of the ways that we measure progress toward those goals. The EEO-1 is a report filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which collects workforce data from employers with more than 100 US employees.

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Pay Equity Disclosure
Our annual Pay Equity Review process compares pay between ‘like-for-like’ roles, adjusting for factors such as job level, location and job function that make one role different from another. Based on the results of this global Pay Equity Review process, we fine-tune individual compensation decisions, as appropriate.

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Supplier diversity
Our program fosters opportunities for businesses to certify their ownership and help expand supplier diversity through the following ownership categories: minority business enterprises (MBEs), women business enterprises (WBEs), veteran business enterprises (VBEs), disability-owned business.

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