What happens when great minds don't think alike?

Be unique. Be yourself. Here at EY, you’ll work with people nothing like you – and that’s a good thing! One of the most important parts of our exceptional experience is having the opportunity to work with a diverse group of people in an inclusive environment that embraces, and actually depends on unique perspectives. We know that when we can harness the power of our differences, we deliver more relevant client insights, experience expanded market leadership and provide a more inclusive environment for all our people. 

All differences matter.

Diversity is about all differences – things like gender, ethnicity, generation, sexual orientation, and even leadership and thinking style. At EY, inclusiveness is the way we leverage those differences to achieve better business results, creating an environment where all of our people feel, and are, valued. The ability to invite and learn from different perspectives is fundamental to driving innovation, building strong relationships and delivering the best approaches for our clients.

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Diversity that gets noticed.

Over the years, EY has been recognized by many groups and publications for dedication to diversity. Recent honors include member firms being named a Universum Undergrad Overall IDEAL Employer, one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and one of the National Association for Female Executives Top Companies for Executive Women.

Other longstanding recognition includes 20 consecutive years on FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® and 13 consecutive years ranked in the top 10 of Working Mother magazine’s annual 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.

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A workplace without ceilings.

From our Working Moms and professional women's networks, to intensive courses that develop career paths to partner level, EY is deeply committed to women's advancement.

At EY, we work hard to give women professionals everything they need to succeed, from mentoring and development opportunities to professional women’s networks. Our focus on developing women as professionals and as leaders — through programs emphasizing sponsorship, for example — continues to drive our progress in diversity and inclusiveness. We strive for diversity of thought to deliver exceptional client service, so we’re fostering a people-oriented, inclusive culture with consistent support at every level of the organization.

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Walking the walk.

Like all our inclusiveness programs, our support for LGBT+ employees is deep and broad.

One way we support our LGBT+ community globally is through Unity, our professional network of more than 4,300 members that supports and promotes an LGBT+-inclusive culture at EY with involvement by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer professionals and allies (including friends, families and co-workers).

EY has been recognized for our leadership in creating a work environment that is supportive of LGBT+ professionals including a rating of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index every year since 2005 (US).

LGBT+ support >

We can't control country laws and cultures, but we can make our workplace a safe space where all differences are welcome.

— Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair of Public Policy and sponsor of Diversity and Inclusiveness at EY

We can't control country laws and cultures, but we can make our workplace a safe space where all differences are welcome.

— Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair of Public Policy and sponsor of Diversity and Inclusiveness at EY

Unleashing our full abilities.

Including people of differing abilities is part of the DNA of our organization. One of our founders, Arthur Young, was deaf and had low vision. Originally trained as a lawyer, his disabilities made it difficult to practice in the courtroom. In response, he turned to the new field of accounting where he could leverage his skills and training in alternate ways. He became an entrepreneur and innovator, not despite his disabilities, but because of them. Inspired by this, we at EY have been working to create an environment where talented people of all abilities can feel comfortable and do their best work.

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Veterans are helping us build a better working world

Our veterans have earned our support and commitment as they return from service and begin the transition back into civilian life. Finding employment outside the military is just one of many steps in this journey.

At EY, we’re dedicated to leveraging and promoting the valuable skills and experiences veterans bring to the table. And we’re honored to support them. Veterans make great employees — their military experience provides them with the leadership skills, confidence and teaming abilities that can be gained few other places.

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A place for everyone.

We pride ourselves on our inclusiveness, and our Professional Networks help members realize their potential by providing opportunities to network across our firms, create informal mentoring relationships and strengthen leadership skills. Our established networks include:

  • Unity (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally network)
  • Black Professional Network
  • AccessAbilities
  • Latino Professional Network
  • Pan-Asian Professional Network
  • Professional Women’s Network
  • Today’s Families
  • Veterans Network

We also offer support groups including Parents of Children with Special Health Care Needs and Caregivers Circle. We encourage and support employees who wish to start new groups.

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