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.
Diversity and inclusion at Novartis Ireland
Equity and inclusion for our colleagues with disabilities is something Novartis are committed to ensuring. We strive to create a shared awareness of what disability is and how we can all contribute to creating a safe and authentic space for open discussion.
Novartis Ireland Signs the Diversity Charter 2021
The EU’s motto “United in Diversity” delivers a very important message on how we come together, despite our differences.
Gender pay gap report 2022
At Novartis, we aspire to have a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment that treats all associates with dignity and respect. We are constantly reviewing and updating our policies. We seek to ensure everyone has a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential and that men and women are paid equally for doing equivalent jobs.
Diversity & Inclusion Related Themes
Our People & Perspectives
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.
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.
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.
14 weeks minimum paid parental leave, countless precious moments. Find out more about our Global Equal Parental Leave Policy for all Novartis parents.
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.
Novartis top pharma company in Refinitiv Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies 2020
We are proud to be recognized in the Refinitiv Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies 2020 as the leading pharma company for the third year in a row.
D&I Governance and Community
Governance and community
D&I is endorsed at the highest level in the company by the CEO and the Executive Committee of Novartis.
Tracking progress: D&I performance data
We track our progress toward D&I annually. You can find our 2020 D&I performance data in our Novartis in Society ESG report.
Novartis is included in several rankings that evaluate our performance in various categories, including in D&I.
We want to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment that treats all associates with dignity and respect.
We seek to educate our people on inclusivity and provide all associates with equal opportunities to contribute to our company and advance their careers.
We will listen to different communities with a learning mindset, to do what we can to contribute to building a world that is safer and more inclusive.