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Diversity & Inclusion Certification and Awards

Deloitte Tohmatsu Group has received various certifications for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives. Globally, Deloitte is a forerunner in the promotion of D&I worldwide, not only by providing an inclusive work environment, but also making our society a better place for everyone.

Diversity & Inclusion related Certifications

As part of the D&I initiatives, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group has received the following certifications:

Eruboshi (L-Boshi or literal translation: "L-Star")

Our major businesses entities have been certified by Japan's Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare for actively promoting women empowerment in the workplace.

■ 3 Stars
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC
Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co.
Deloitte Tohmatsu Corporate Solutions LLC

■ 2 Stars
Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Advisory LLC


Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC and Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC received certification from Japan's Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare as being supportive company for childcare

Diversity & Inclusion related Awards


Deloitte Australia was awarded the 2020 Catalyst Award

Catalyst, a leading global non-profit focused on accelerating progress for women in the workplace, has selected Deloitte for the prestigious Catalyst Award for 2020. This award is given to companies that lead in gender equality, and Deloitte Australia was recognized for its working environment to support all members, culture which supports diversity, and program to support women's career. See here for details.



Obtained Top Score at Workplace Pride Global Benchmark 2019

Workplace Pride Global Benchmark 2019 is a measure to evaluate sexual minority initiatives such as LGBT in the workplace, organized by a non-profit organization Workplace Pride based in the Netherlands. Deloitte Globe achieved top score in the Workplace Pride Global Benchmark 2019.

The following initiatives in Japan and global initiatives were highly evaluated.
・Providing LGBT basic training and training for consultation members
・Providing LGBT brochure to a broad range of readers (internal and external), composed of interviews with LGBT members, messages from CEO, etc. stating the importance of building an inclusive environment

See here for details.

Won "Gold Award" in the Pride Index

Deloitte Tohmatsu Group won the Gold Award in the Pride Index for the second consecutive year. The Pride Index is a guideline to measure initiatives over sexual minorities such as LGBT, and is given out by a voluntary organization "work with Pride" (hereinafter wwP).

The Group CEO Takashi Nagata, Group CHRO Kaoru Nakamura, and Group D&I Leader Natsuyo Hara attended the award ceremony, where our CEO Takashi Nagata made a strong declaration as "I'm CEO and CAO (Chief Ally Officer)!"

【What is Pride Index?】

The Pride Index is an initiative for acknowledging company initiatives that align with wwP's objective of creating LGBT-friendly workplace in Japan .

The Pride Index is comprised of the following 5 indicators. Deloitte Tohmatsu Group was evaluated as having met all 5 factors, and was awarded gold status.
1. Policy (declaration of action)
2. Representation (LGBT community)
3. Inspiration (activities to raise awareness)
4. Development (HR system/ program)
5. Engagement/Empowerment (social contribution, public relation activities)

2019 J-win Diversity Award Won both corporate and individual awards for building an inclusive corporate culture

Deloitte Tohmatsu Group won the 2019 J-win Diversity Award, for "Basic Achievement Award" in the corporate award category, and "Leader Award" in the individual award category to Keiko Hayashi, our D&I Partner.  J-win (Japan Women's Innovative Network), a Japanese NPO, has been hosting the awards since 2008, and has been recognized by Japan's leading diversity promotion companies.  We are the first Group Winner amongst the professional firms.  Click here for details. 


Deloitte Tohmatsu Group was awarded the best prize "Gold Award" based on the PRIDE Index, which is a guideline to measure the initiatives for sexual minorities such as LGBT in the work environment.

Deloitte Tohmatsu Group was awarded with the best prize Gold Award over "Pride Index 2018", which was given out by a voluntary organization called "work with Pride" to acknowledge LGBT initiatives. 

Fortune Best Companies to Work For®

Deloitte is proud to rank #11 on Fortune Best Compnies to Work For 🄬 .



Vault's 2017 Accounting Rankings place Deloitte at No. 2 overall (US)

Deloitte continues to rank highly in leadership, business outlook, and work-life balance, and ranks No. 1 for formal training.



Vault's 2017 Accounting Rankings place Deloitte at No. 2 overall (US)

Deloitte continues to rank highly in leadership, business outlook, and work-life balance, and ranks No. 1 for formal training.

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2016 Deloitte is proud to be named one of Canada‘s Best Diversity Employers. The competition recognizes the nation’s leading organizations that are creating inclusive workplaces for professionals from five diverse groups: women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) professionals.

Working Mother magazine recognizes Deloitte for its flexibility, innovation, and family-friendly initiatives (US)
This is the 23rd year Deloitte has been named to Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list, and the eighth year it has been in the top 10. This is also the 13th consecutive year Working Mother has recognized Deloitte as one of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women.

Universum global rankings (US)
Deloitte is proud to be ranked by UniversumGlobal as one of the Most Attractive US Employers in 2016.

Universum America's most attractive employers (US)
In 2016, Deloitte appears on four separate Universum lists for undergraduate students.

Universum Top MBA Employer 
Deloitte is proud to rank #5 on Universum's survey of MBA students in the US, revealing how attractive an employer is among MBA students.

LinkedIn's most popular companies for recent graduates 2016 (US)
Deloitte has been named #1 on LinkedIn’s inaugural list, ranking most popular entry-level companies that 2016 college graduates joined in the US. 

The 2016 Best Companies for Leaders (US)
Deloitte has once again been named by Chief Executive magazine as one of the Best Private Companies for Leaders.

Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2016  (US)
For the 17th time since 1998, Deloitte has been named in Fortune Magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For."

DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity for 2016 (US)
Deloitte has been on this list for 13 years, and is ranked No. 6 for Diversity Mentoring.

Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies (ranked 20th) 2016 (UK)

Bloomberg Best Employers UK 2016 ranked 30th overall and 1st in professional services sector

CIPR #Insidestory awards – #AgileMe campaign named Best Example of Employee Engagement (UK)

Business in the Community and Government Equalities Office Transparency Award 2016 (UK)

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2016 (UK)


2015 and prior Awards

Best private sector employee network promoting racial diversity at Business in the Community’s (BITC) Race for Opportunity Awards (2015) (US)

Sunday Times Award for Innovation in Engagement Practice 2015 for Time Out programme (UK)

Race for Opportunity Employee Network of the Year 2015 – for Multicultural Network (UK)

Top 10 Employers for Working Families 2015 – and each year since 2011 (UK)

Power Part Time List – 2015: Cath Ingham, Tax Partner / 2014: Katie Jackson, Financial Advisory (Forensic) Director (UK)

Business Disability Forum Best for Innovation Award 2015 – for Mental Health Champions (UK)

Veterans’ Council Centre of Excellence Award 2015 – for the Deloitte Military Transition and Talent Programme (UK)

Catalyst Award (1995, 2010) (US)

Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) (2014) (AUS)

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) 2014 ABLE award (US)

Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2014 Diversity Leader Award (US)

The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business 2014 Diversity Enhancement Award for Most Outstanding Corporation (US)

United Nations’ Women Empowerment Principles Award for Gianmarco Monsellato, CEO of Taj (2013) (FRA)

The Employer of Choice for Women (2001-2012) (AUS)

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