Accenture's purpose is to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity and our commitment to our people, clients and communities is to accelerate equality for all. Our purpose and our commitment drives our innovation agenda, helps us deliver 360 value, and ensures we act as a responsible business leader.
It enables us to attract, develop, inspire and reward top talent. And it creates an environment that unleashes innovation, allows our people to perform at their very best and underpins a culture in which everyone feels they have an equal opportunity to belong and build a career.
This commitment starts at the top with our chair and chief executive officer and Board. And we expect leaders at all levels to help create and sustain a culture of equality where everyone can advance and thrive. Our areas of focus include gender, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, religion, persons with disabilities and cross-cultural diversity.
Inclusion and diversity is embedded in everything we do – every decision we make and action we take – and remains a key enabler of our business results.
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How we foster a culture of equality
To help our people thrive, Accenture offers robust programming including specialized training, networking support, flexible work arrangements, mentoring, mental health resources, equal benefits to same-sex couples where local law permits and more.
We also believe deeply in the power of trust and transparency, so we set goals, share our workforce demographics publicly in key geographies, and collect data to continuously improve and hold our leaders accountable.
We are committed to equal pay for equal work
Pay equity at Accenture means that our people receive pay that is fair and consistent when considering similarity of work, location and tenure at career level. We conduct an annual pay equity review. As of our last review, which reflected annual pay changes effective December 1, 2022, we have dollar-for-dollar, 100% pay equity for women compared to men in every country where we operate (certain subsidiaries, including recent acquisitions, and countries with de minimis headcount, temporary employees and interns were excluded from the analysis). By race and ethnicity, we likewise have dollar-for-dollar, 100% pay equity in the United States, the United Kingdom and South Africa, which are the locations where we currently have the data available to use for this purpose.
A commitment to our people
What’s the power of diversity? Discover how our commitment to 738,000 people from a variety of cultures, beliefs and backgrounds makes us more innovative.
We believe the future workforce is an equal one. That’s why we’re committed to a gender-balanced workforce by 2025. Learn more.
Persons with disabilities
We are constantly enabling change so everyone can contribute equally. Our people with disabilities have access to the latest technology, resources and training for a barrier-free workplace. Learn more.
Supporting our LGBTIQ+ community
We embrace authenticity at work–including sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Learn more.
Ethnic and racial diversity in the workplace
We take action to create more opportunities for employment and advancement for our people from underrepresented communities. Learn more.
Prioritizing mental health & wellness
Our support for mental health and wellness accelerates our culture of equality and helps everyone to thrive. Learn more.
Cross-cultural diversity at Accenture
Our commitment to a culture of equality combined with our belief that “together, we are greater than ever”, allows our 738,000 people in 120 countries to work as a seamless network.
By respecting all of our people’s individual cultures and unique backgrounds, we transcend geographies, drive innovation and better support our clients everywhere in the world.