Accenture Philippines wins award for promoting gender equality

Accenture Philippines wins award for promoting gender equality

For its efforts in promoting gender equality and inclusiveness in the workplace, Accenture Philippines has been awarded with the EDGE Move Certification, the first Philippines-based firm to be given such an award. The Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE), a global assessment methodology and business certification standard for gender equality, handed the award to the Philippine office of IT-BPM global firm on 3 February. The majority of those working in the firm’s offices in Metro Manila, Cebu, and Ilocos are female workers, comprising 52% of the work force. According to country managing director for Accenture Philippines Lito Tayag, the company’s thrust has always included the promotion of gender equality and inclusion. He said that a good mix of males and females among workers leads to more unique views.

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