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Deloitte unleashes the power of diversity and inclusion with an ALL IN strategy

Deloitte has reinforced its commitment to maintaining an organization where everyone has equal opportunity to grow, develop, and succeed; to essentially be their truest selves, both professionally and personally.

The “ALL IN: Accelerating gender and inclusion” strategy is designed to deliver exceptional experiences, and outlines Deloitte’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to accelerating representation of women in leadership roles.

Bridgetown, Barbados - March, 8 2019

While a primary focus area of ALL IN is on accelerating women in leadership, impact of the ALL IN strategy will extend to all under-represented minorities and will promote a more inclusive culture for all. Inclusive behaviours generate inclusive cultures, and Deloitte is therefore devoted to strengthening and sustaining a culture that is safe for individuals to express themselves freely and fully. There is a holistic view of diversity that looks beyond usual measurements. A view that includes the varied perspectives and aspirations of Deloitte’s people, because it is understood and appreciated that new ideas come from diverse ways of seeing things.

Ikins Clarke, Managing Partner, Deloitte Barbados stated, "We aren't partially in… we're 'ALL IN'. Gender parity and Inclusion is everyone’s responsibility - and we all need to take action to achieve it more quickly. ALL IN matters at all levels of our organization. It is a long-term investment – we cannot change gender representation in leadership overnight, but we can cultivate an environment where we are developing the next generation of women leaders for years to come."

He further indicated, "We should acknowledge that indeed there are differences between individuals, cultures, and generations in the working environment. Respecting, embracing and drawing strength from these differences allows us to create the best possible outcomes for our clients, our people and society."

Both globally, regionally and locally, Deloitte has aligned its purpose - to make an impact that matters with our clients, our people and our communities - with efforts related to enhancing diversity and inclusion, and accelerating gender equality across all levels.

Our office supports this commitment by sponsorships, mentoring programs and workshops, and various community/corporate social responsibility projects.

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Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte's approximately 286,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.

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