TOKYO –, a global digital business and IT services leader, today announced the company receive Global Equality Standard (GES) accreditation in May 2023.
The Global Equality Standard (GES) is a comprehensive assessment framework which provides an in-depth diagnostic of all aspects of DE&I and sets out clear strategic recommendations and a detailed action plan for improvement. The GES forms part of a family of Equality Standards and sits alongside the National and Supplier Equality Standard, powered by EY. There are now over 400 organisations who have engaged with the frameworks globally.
The GES framework is universal and increasingly being applied internationally by world leading brands. The GES takes into account the nuances of each culture across the globe including external socio-political environment, legislative and regulatory requirements, permissibility of demographic data collection, cultural views and norms and external/industry levels of DE&I maturation and best practice.
The three-month assessment was a challenging process which included review of over +210 pieces of supporting documentation, in-depth touchpoints with subject matter experts and consultation with NTT DATA’s leadership.
Global Equality Standard accreditation, showcases NTT DATA’s dedication to embed DE&I within our organisation. We will continue to commit further to leverage our strengths and embrace proposed recommendations to take DE&I strategy to the next level. We shall also ensure DE&I continues to grow across NTT DATA, serving the best needs for our 190,000+ workforce across the globe.
About NTT DATA Business Solutions
NTT DATA Business Solutions drives innovation – from advisory and implementation, to managed services and beyond, continuously enhances SAP solutions to make them work for companies – and for their people. Aiming to help companies to transform, grow and become more successful, NTT DATA Business Solutions connects with a more than in-depth expertise for SAP solutions its clients´ business opportunities with the latest technologies – individually and across all business areas. As part of the NTT DATA group and as a global strategic partner of SAP, with close ties to other partners, NTT DATA Business Solutions gives clients and prospects access to innovative solutions and developments and thus makes an important contribution to innovation and long-term business success. NTT DATA Business Solutions employs more than 13.000 people in 30 countries.
About NTT DATA
NTT DATA – a part of NTT Group – a trusted global innovator of IT and business services headquartered in Tokyo. We help clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, IT modernization and managed services. NTT DATA enables clients, as well as society, to move confidently into the digital future. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success and combine global reach with local client attention to serve them in over 50 countries. Visit us at nttdata.com.
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