We want to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where every one of us can be our best and true selves, so that together we can discover more, reach underserved communities and reimagine medicine. Learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion, embedded in our Code of Ethics.


Our People & Perspectives

Hannah Perry, Chief Diversity Officer

“The work we do in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is about creating an environment where everyone feels they belong, where rocking our difference is valued, celebrated and encouraged. It’s about consciously shaping our systems, structures and behaviors so everyone at Novartis has what they need to thrive and advancing inclusive research and development to ensure innovation and access for all our patient communities.


This work takes curiosity, courage and commitment. It’s the catalyst to breakthrough science that reimagines medicine for people around the world.”


Hannah Perry, Chief Diversity Officer

Laurent Fred

Announcing our membership of the Valuable 500

As we mark the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we’re delighted to announce that Novartis has joined The Valuable 500, supporting a global movement to drive systemic change and innovate together for disability inclusion.

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Addressing health disparities through holistic community-based collective action

We’re working with partners to co-create programs that address the root causes of systemic disparities in health outcomes and create greater diversity, equity and inclusion across the research and development ecosystem.

Black lives matter

Standing for Racial Equity and Justice as One Novartis

We believe unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. As a company focused on improving human health globally, we also recognize the disparities Black communities and communities of color face when it comes to healthcare.

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Parental Leave

14 weeks minimum paid parental leave, countless precious moments.  Find out more about our Global Equal Parental Leave Policy for all Novartis parents.


Latest News

Associates celebrating Pride at Novartis

Novartis recognized as Stonewall Top Global Employer 2022 with Silver Award

We’ve taken huge strides over the past few years toward creating a more equitable and inclusive work environment for our global LGBTQI community and we’re proud to be recognized as a Stonewall Top Global Employer 2022.

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Novartis included again in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

We are fully committed to gender equity and inclusion at Novartis.  That’s why we are proud to announce our continued inclusion in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.


D&I Governance and Community