Capco, a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry, today announced that it has been awarded a place in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2013 list. The achievement recognises Capco as a UK organisation that is leading the way in gender equality in the workplace. The list and supplement in The Times is produced in partnership with Opportunity Now, the gender campaign from Business in the Community.
As a top 50 firm Capco demonstrated gender equality is an integral part of its business strategy, with consistent commitment to progressing women in the workplace across the entire organisation. Entrants to The Times list were required to submit detailed information on their internal processes, as well as external activity that promotes gender equality, diversity and inclusion and creates opportunities for women in a wider context.
Andrew Tarver, Capco Partner and UK CEO said, “This is a significant accolade for Capco. As a global consulting firm we are fully committed to embracing and mirroring the diversity of the communities in which we live and work. We look to ensure diversity of thought and inclusive leadership is embedded across the whole organisation. We are committed to being a top employer for women – providing an environment they aspire to join, where they can flourish and grow their careers. We continue to recruit at a significant pace at all levels and welcome applications from female talent particularly those with strong professional services experience in retail banking and technology services.”
Kim Sgarlata, Partner and lead for the Capco Women’s Network adds, “It is a business imperative for a firm like ours that values innovation and having the best talent, to embrace the spirit of diversity in all its forms. At Capco, we ensure that women at every level of the business have a key voice in decision-making around processes and policies. We support our female talent highlighting the great work they do, role modelling their career stories and providing them with platforms to share insight and experience. Following the success of our UK Women’s Network, Capco has rolled out other diversity networks and is committed to driving these globally.”
Companies listed in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women demonstrated some or all of the following:
• Strong leadership accountability for change
• Commercial case that encompasses business success and delivery
• Mainstreaming activity throughout multiple function areas and peer levels
• Organisational target setting
• Holding managers to account
• Changing culture, including through mandatory unconscious bias training
• Integration of workforce metrics into planning processes and strategy
• Comprehensive agile working schemes delivering business benefit
• Tangible impact with qualitative/ quantitative evidence
The Top 50 Employers for Women is unranked, and organisations are listed in alphabetical order. The full report and Top 50 Employers for Women can be found here:
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