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INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

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Who drives inclusion & diversity at Accenture? All of us. Our Chief Leadership & Human Resources Officer Ellyn Shook shares more on LinkedIn.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that each and every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us stronger—more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

We also believe that government laws, regulations and business practices should uphold the principles of diversity, inclusion and equality. While laws may vary in the countries where Accenture operates, we remain committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace—where people can be who they are and be their best, professionally and personally.

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Individuals and organizations have the power to change the world by using their voice. Join us in a worldwide conversation—#InclusionStartsWithI—around the importance of a positive, inclusive work environment.

"We put inclusion and diversity at the very heart of the way we work, think, and run our business because we believe that only if you bring your true self to work will Accenture benefit from the best you can be. At its simplest level, a diverse workforce is a more powerful workforce, and at Accenture that means delivering even more value to clients."

 

Oliver Benzecry
Chairman and Managing Director of Accenture’s
UK and Ireland Business

 

*Olly is a member of the CBI President’s Committee, a trustee for Movement to Work and also holds board positions with the Business Disability Forum, the Tech Partnership and the UK government’s new Inclusive Economy Partnership.

A COMMITMENT TO OUR PEOPLE

What’s the power of diversity? Discover how our unwavering belief and commitment to our team of 449,000 people from a variety of cultures, beliefs and backgrounds makes us stronger, smarter and more innovative.

Pierre Nanterme, Accenture chairman & CEO, shares thoughts on gender parity and why it matters.

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THE PATH TO GENDER EQUALITY

We believe the future workforce is an equal one. That’s why we’re committed to a gender-balanced workforce by 2025. See our new Getting to Equal research to learn how everyone can advance and thrive.

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GETTING TO EQUAL: THE DISABILITY INCLUSION ADVANTAGE

Companies that embrace best practices for employing and including more persons with disabilities in their workforce have outperformed their peers, according to our new research, in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities.

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Sander van ‘t Noordende, group chief executive – Products, Accenture, joins a World Economic Forum LGBTQ panel to discuss a wide range of topics.

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CELEBRATING OUR LGBT COMMUNITY

Pride matters. So does gender identity and sexual orientation. That’s why we are fostering a workplace that inspires freedom of expression for all of our employees around the world.

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LOOKING AFTER OUR MENTAL HEALTH

Four in 10 people are using technology to support their mental health. Technology can help employees to look after their mental wellbeing, but we believe it's only part of the solution. We focus on creating a culture where everyone feels safe to open up about mental health.

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OUR ALLIES

As well as a range of networks to support our key areas of focus, we have a very strong Allies programme, we believe having informed, visible and vocal Allies is key in overcoming challenges and creating an inclusive environment, which inspires collaboration every day.

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WORKING TO CLOSE THE GENDER PAY GAP

What does closing the gender pay gap mean to you?

To us, it is the path to eliminating gender pay gap in the UK and creating equality in the median average of men and women’s pay. To us, it means setting our standards higher and saying, we can do better.

We know transparency equals trust, so we’re publishing our UK gender pay gap numbers. You can find them here – nearly 6 months ahead of the new law in the UK that requires companies to annually publish gender pay numbers.

Accenture’s median gender pay gap in the UK is 10.2%, versus a UK-wide average of 18.1%.


VIEW OUR GENDER PAY GAP NUMBERS


Or you can read our news release

GENDER PAY GAP VS. UNEQUAL PAY

Unequal Pay


Paying men and women differently for doing comparable work (illegal in the UK).

Gender Pay Gap


The difference between the median average of men’s and women’s pay as a whole (we aim to close this in a generation).

WHAT ARE WE DOING TO CLOSE OUR GENDER PAY GAP?

Accenture has committed to achieving a gender-balanced workforce, by 2025 and increasing the percentage of women in managing director roles to at least 25 percent worldwide by 2020. We are focused on four key areas:

RECRUITMENT


50/50 men and
women at entry level

DEVELOPMENT


Gender specific
leadership training

PROGRESSION


Unconscious bias
training for all
executives

RETENTION


Helping everyone to achieve a work/life balance

Our UK Gender Pay Gap Numbers

PEOPLE. INSIGHT. BLOGS

CAREERS

BE YOURSELF,
MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Be yourself, make a difference.

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