Diversity & Inclusion

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At Novartis, we live Diversity & Inclusion

We want our employees to be themselves every day. We embrace diverse perspectives. We value inclusive behavior. We are passionate about Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) because it fuels innovation, drives engagement and attracts talent. D&I is a fundamental part of our culture aspiration to be curious, inspired and unbossed. 

Our People & Perspectives

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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Pride @ Novartis 2020

Find out more about how our associates are inspired to make a difference

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Meet Elena Rodriguez, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Novartis

Elena shares her passion and vision for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Novartis.

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Latest News

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.

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People & Culture

100,000+ unique, curious, and empowered individuals inspired by our purpose.

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Novartis included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

As part of Novartis’s continuing commitment to gender equity, we are proud to announce our inclusion in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.

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Diversity at Novartis
  • 50 / 50

    % Women & Men in the workplace

  • 44 / 56

    % Women & Men in management

  • 149


  • 25 / 75

    % Women & Men in Board of Directors

Global D&I strategy

Our global initiatives

D&I Governance and Community