Dentsu Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index


Dentsu earns 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ+ workplace equality

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CEI2022–Dentsu International, a leading modern marketing and communications company, proudly announced that it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Dentsu joins the ranks of over 840 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

“We thank HRC for this recognition. I am so proud of our HR and business leaders who consistently create industry-leading policies and benefits; inclusive recruiting, onboarding and training programs; and of our Business Resource Group leaders and DEI champions for their tireless advocacy and for facilitating courageous conversations pushing us to be more diverse, inclusive and equitable,” said Jacki Kelley, CEO, Americas, dentsu. “We also recognize our work is far from done, we have the power to utilize our craft to drive meaningful progress – with our people, our clients and partners to make the workplace and the world more just and inclusive.”

“Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is embedded in everything we do. As a Black woman who identifies as LGBTQ+, I am proud to be a part of an organization that is leading the change and progress,” said Christena Pyle, Chief Equity Officer, Americas, dentsu. “Last year, we published our industry’s first comprehensive DEI report, in which we took a close and honest look inwardly, set goals and roadmaps for the years ahead. This is another important milestone and standard that will continue to hold us accountable.”

Read the full press release here.

About dentsu international:

Part of dentsu, dentsu international is made up of six leadership brands – Carat, dentsu X, iProspect, Isobar, dentsumcgarrybowen, Merkle, and supported by its specialist brands. Dentsu International helps clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM and creative, dentsu international operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 45,000 dedicated specialists.


Press Contact:
Jennifer Ferguson, Chief Communications Officer, Americas, dentsu


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