“At EY we know that diverse teams reach better business decisions and it’s one of the reasons for our industry-leading business performance. We’re increasing the number of women we have at every level of our organisation and are committed to achieving gender balance. Our investment and commitment is working as we are promoting and retaining more women than ever before.”Steve Varley Chairman and Managing Partner UK&I
WHY DOES EQUALITY MATTER TO YOU?
Views from our people
"Working in teams which are made up of men and women brings so much more to the experience. It’s much more enjoyable.”Find out more
‘Having diversity of thought is great, whether it’s gender, race, age, or whatever.’Find out more
"117 years to equality – it is frightening."Find out more
‘Equality for me means a meritocracy. There shouldn’t be any difference.’Find out more
‘Showing support for this agenda is the biggest thing men can do.’Find out more
‘More men need to be involved in the fight for equality – it takes two to tango.’Find out more
‘It was only when I came to work that I realised it could be an issue to be a woman.’Find out more
‘Inequality in the workplace makes me a bit cross - the more I read about it the more I realise how dumb it is.’Find out more
‘I can draw a lot of parallels between some of the issues women face, that minority communities do too.’Find out more
‘I am driven by my belief that there should be absolutely no gender equality gap, which is why I’m helping to create a better working world for my daughter.’Find out more
‘Equality is about every single individual having access to the same opportunities and removing any barriers to success.’Find out more
‘117 years to equality? That’s a pretty depressing statistic really.’Find out more
‘Growing up I wouldn't have noticed my mum’s struggle, but it’s definitely something I’ll acknowledge with my partner, once I have one!’Find out more
‘Why would it ever not be important for there to be equality? We’re all people.”Find out more
A wider view
Lauren Laverne, Late Night Woman's Hour presenter and co-founder of The Pool, on why equality matters.
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of one of the world's leading gender consultancies, advises on finding an employer that takes equality as seriously as you do.
Accelerating women's advancement is an economic imperative that creates higher growth, increased prosperity and stronger communities. Support the campaign and pledge for parity.
At EY, flexible working isn't a nice-to-have - it's cruicial to our business. We know it will matter more and more, so find out what we are doing to continue making improvements.
How can we create equality together?
Brilliant women are already thriving in our business and we’re committed to attract more women to work at EY – at all levels across our business
We’ve created an environment where women will thrive and we are extremely proud of our award winning flexible and inclusive culture. Our commitment and investment is working as we're retaining and promoting more of our women than ever before.
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