Anyone can advocate for justice for all people, support diversity, equity and inclusion by being an ally.
Allyship is about taking personal accountability, taking action, and working alongside under-represented communities to help achieve clear shared outcomes of equity, inclusion and justice for all people.
Did you know?
people in the world have a disability. They are the largest minority group.1
of the global population is ageist and 100% of humans will be one day facing ageism if we don’t act now.2
Only around 40%
of LGBTQ+ employees are fully open about their gender identity/expression or sexual orientation
Are you All In?
Together with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) we co-created an Allyship guide to help people learn how to be more inclusive to different communities. The aim of each chapter is to promote better understanding of each community with some Do’s and Don’ts.
Allyship Drives Equity
Rohini, Folake, and Pedro discuss what it means to be an ally and why any big change needs allyship.
"I advocate for gender equity by focusing on diversity in teams and equal growth opportunities for both women & men, and by fostering an inclusive culture, free of any biases"
Tarja Stenvall - Head of Key Markets, General Medicines
"I #EmbraceEquity by creating an environment which encourages women to challenge bias, stereotypes, push barriers to accomplish more"
Pascal Rutherford - Head, Sales - Dermatology & Respiratory - USA
"I advocate for gender equity in our succession planning, ensuring a diverse talent pool, to contribute to the Global 50/50 goal by 2025."
André Soresini - Vaccines General Manager - Mexico
"I advocate for gender equity by fostering reverse mentoring between men and women to develop stronger, more inclusive leaders of the future."
Vicky Tse - General Manager Specialty Care - China
Find out more
Our diversity, equality and inclusion ambition
Our strategy on making an impact
Our Employee Resource Groups
- WHO, 2021
- Accenture, 2020