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There’s Strength in Pride

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Accenture research reveals that creating a culture of equality enables LGBT professionals to thrive.

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There’s Strength in Pride

  1. 1. GETTINGTO EQUAL2018 THERE’S STRENGTH IN PRIDE
  2. 2. Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. 2 Amplify our brand position as a leading voice on equality in the workplace A CULTURE OF EQUALITY A CULTURE WHERE EVERYONE CAN ADVANCE AND THRIVE 2Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Our research reveals 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality – including 14 cultural drivers that matter the most – where everyone thrives. 3
  4. 4. Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. 4 IN ORGANIZATIONS WHERE THE 40 FACTORS ARE MOST COMMON, LGBT PROFESSIONALS ARE MORE LIKELY TO…
  5. 5. Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. 5 ADVANCE TO MANAGEMENT POSITIONS More likely to advance to manager or above More likely to advance to senior manager or above
  6. 6. HAVE HIGHER SATISFACTION AND GREATER CAREER ASPIRATIONS Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. 6 31% 95% More satisfied with their career progression 78% 42% Key drivers less common Key drivers more common More likely to aspire to be/are in a senior leadership position
  7. 7. 7Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. AND SEE THEIR COMPANY TAKE BOLD LEADERSHIP FOR EQUALITY. Work for organizations that have announced targets to increase diversity Believe their organization has made great progress in building a culture of equality
  8. 8. Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. 8 BUT BUSINESS LEADERS CAN DO MORE TO HELP LGBT PROFESSIONALS THRIVE
  9. 9. 9Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. IN COMPANIES WHERE THE KEY FACTORS ARE LESS COMMON, LGBT PROFESSIONALS… More likely to face discrimination and/or harassment Have been asked to change their appearance (self or colleague)
  10. 10. 10Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. MEANINGFUL PROGRESS TOWARD WORKPLACE EQUALITY REQUIRES NEW LEVELS OF FLEXIBILITY, OPENNESS AND TRANSPARENCY: Flexible hours Clear diversity targets Skills Training Freedom to be creative Not asking employees to change appearance to conform
  11. 11. 11Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. CREATING A CULTURE OF EQUALITY UNLOCKS HUMAN POTENTIAL AND UNCOVERS A CULTURE IN WHICH EVERYONE CAN ADVANCE AND THRIVE. THE PATH TO EQUAL STARTS TODAY.
  12. 12. 12Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. ABOUT THE RESEARCH Our Getting to Equal 2018 research surveyed more than 22,000 working men and women in 34 countries. It identified 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality where professionals are more likely to advance and thrive in the workplace. These findings reflect responses from more than 1,500 professionals from 31 countries that are part of the LGBT community. Read more at www.accenture.com/gettingtoequal
  13. 13. GETTINGTO EQUAL2018 THERE’S STRENGTH IN PRIDE

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