Labor Rights: At DTT Member Firms
- People commitment survey : In 2006, Deloitte member firm offices in 99 countries achieved a response rate of almost 80 percent.
- Deloitte has introduced a new web based program, The Cultural Navigator , in order to promote understanding of the profound impact of cultural differences on management approaches and teamwork and to make cross-cultural learning easier.
- Women play an increasingly valuable role in Deloitte member firms. Compared with the number in 2005, the total number of women admitted as new member firm partners is on the rise—a trend that will help us to achieve more diversity among Deloitte member firms’ future leadership. Deloitte member firms have increased the aggregate percentage of women admitted as partners and directors from FY05 to FY06 by 15 percent.
- Women at Deloitte member firms as a percentage of total: 45 percent
- Women as a percentage of member firm partners and directors: 16
- Women as a percentage of member firm managers: 33 percent
- Women admitted as new member firm partners and directors in 2006: 26 percent
- In March 2006, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and its member firms join organizations around the world in celebrating the 97th annual International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day recognizes the accomplishments of all women in continuing the advancement of equality, justice, and peace.
- Deloitte Australia CEO was awarded the Leading CEO for the Advancement of Women in the Australian Government’s EOWA Business Achievement Awards.
- Deloitte France received the Egalité label from the French government in recognition of its efforts to promote diversity in the workplace, create further job opportunities for women, and provide flexible working hours.
- In Southern Africa, the Women’s Leadership Initiative focuses on building relationships with women leaders in business and government and works to ensure that Deloitte Southern Africa’s talented women are retained and prepared for leadership positions. As a result, women in the firm represent a significant portion of key leadership positions on the Board (29 percent of the Board is female) and within business units (20 percent of the partners/directors are female).
- The Deloitte Middle East firm recently launched the Deloitte Retention & Advancement of Women Program, which includes a number of projects focused on creating significant improvements in the advancement of women into key leadership roles and ensuring that women have more support in overall career planning.
- In 2005, Deloitte US firms’ Women’s Initiative (WIN) moved closer to realizing its vision to drive marketplace growth, to create a culture of opportunity contributing toward a destination for the most talented professionals.
- WIN teams delivered more than 235 local programs to 11,000 of our people within the Deloitte U.S. Firms, clients and local communities.
- The number of our women leaving the organization compared to men declined, virtually closing the gender turnover gap.
- The number of women partners, principals and directors grew, as did staff ranks.
- Dr. Sally Ride was named as chair of the WIN external council.
- WIN leaders were invited to meet with over 60 client organizations to discuss topics including how to get started or how take their women's initiatives to another level.
- WIN experimented with a new communication mode, launching the organization's first blog.