Specific Standard Disclosures: Labor Practices & Decent Work

Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity

Our corporate board of directors is made up of 40% percent women, making IPG one of only 12 S&P 500 Companies with 40% or higher representation of women on its board Since we began our formal D&I programs in 2005, IPG’s workforce demographics in the U.S. have changed dramatically. Through 2015, there has been an improvement of more than 55% within African American, Hispanic and Asian minority groups in the "Officials and Managers" category.

IPG exceeded the U.S. Ad Industry External Workforce Benchmark in both "Officials and Managers” and “Professionals” categories for women and total minorities in 2015.

Additional results from IPG’s 2015 workforce data show that:

  • Minorities make up 19% of US "Officials and Managers," an increase of 94% since 2005.
  • The "Professional" talent base is 26% minority, an increase of 35% since 2005.
  • Women make up 54% of all the company’s managers – including executive, senior and first & mid-level management – an increase of 16% since 2005.