Oliver Wyman has received an accolade for its commitment to inclusion of lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and queer people in the workplace.
This year, Oliver Wyman was placed in 53rd place on Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list. This is a jump of 20 places since the last rankings were released, and represents our ongoing committment to improvement within our organisation. We were also granted a Gold award, and were ranked second overall in the Professional Services sector.
Stonewall’s Top 100 employers List ranks organisations on their efforts and commitment to creating welcoming environments for their lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer staff. Organisations are ranked by a set of standardised criteria, which includes ensuring HR policies are inclusive of LGBTQ+ people, as well as supporting and celebrating LGBTQ+ identities at work.
We spend much of our time at work, and our career can be a huge part of how we define ourselves. That’s why it’s vital that every single lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer person feels like they can be themselves in their workplaceLiz Ward (she, her), Director of Programmes, Stonewall
According to Stonewall's research, more than a third of LGBTQ+ staff (35%) hide who they are at work, while one in five (18%) have been the target of negative comments because they’re LGBTQ+.