Capgemini employees discuss the importance of inclusion

 September 26, 2023

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Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology, and is a responsible and diverse organization of 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries.

The company is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future.

Capgemini knows that innovation thrives when diversity and belonging are embraced. By welcoming a variety of perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, Capgemini's teams can generate new ideas and approaches to problem-solving. When individuals feel valued and included, they are more likely to share their unique insights and take risks, leading to greater innovation.

Diversity and inclusion are crucial for innovation

Capgemini believes that a workplace where everyone feels valued for who they are isn’t just a powerful moral responsibility, it’s also a source of competitive advantage. By having a diverse workforce that represents society, and by fostering an inclusive culture, Capgemini is building a place where its people can thrive.

For one Capgemini employee, diversity really means the individuality of everyone. "The fact that everyone brings something to the table, you know everyone comes from different perspectives backgrounds experiences," they say.

Creating equal opportunities for all employees

Capgemini is working with global and local organizations and its own employees to ensure the company creates equal opportunities for all, addresses bias in the workplace, and equips all its managers with the skills to be truly inclusive leaders.

For a Capgemini employees, diversity and inclusion are key.

"It's around looking at other people and other cultures and being able to bring them together in order for us to really become one from a community standpoint, but also from a team and organisational standpoint," commented an employee.

For another employee, they think giving people the opportunity to be who they are really enables them to bring their best to the organization. "I find that a diverse culture is really important to ensuring that we actually get a lot of different opinions and thoughts on ideas and topics that we otherwise wouldn't if we just stuck to one rigid way of thinking," said the employee.

Empowered to build meaningful careers withing a diverse organization

Capgemini believes that diversity combined with active inclusion enables innovation and produces value that benefits everyone, and it strives to create a vibrant and inclusive culture where people representing society in all its diversity are empowered to build meaningful careers.

"Having that diverse culture really means that everyone is putting in just a little bit of their ideas, feedback and perspective, and then really coming together to collectively create something that you just wouldn't be able to create individually," explained one Capgemini employee.

"Everyone wants diversity and the benefits of it brings to an organization, but you can't have diversity without inclusion, it doesn't work, and I think Capgemini has really recognized that," added another employee.

Join an employer that values diversity and inclusion

Capgemini is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where people of all backgrounds can prosper and feel they can belong.

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