Atos UK and Ireland Named a Times Top 50 Employer for Women for 3rd Year

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London – 29 April 2021 – Atos UK and Ireland has again been recognised as a leading employer of women by its inclusion in the Times Top 50 Employer for Women 2021.

Run by the charity Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, the award recognises Atos actions in areas such as approach to recruitment, retention and progression, inclusivity of culture and measures for monitoring and accountability.

As part of its ongoing programme, Atos is working to improve gender diversity by:

  • Monitoring promotional materials, diversity within selection panels and gender-friendly job descriptions to ensure an end-to-end, inclusive recruitment process;
  • Providing opportunities for women to have sponsorship from senior leaders, involving tailored mentoring programmes and coaching which brings women together;
  • Setting targets for increased representation of women at all levels, as well as supportive measures around internal promotions and career planning;
  • Extensive family friendly policies and benefits in the context of the pandemic, including virtual summer camps for employee’s children and paid time off;
  • Support and promotion for the Atos ethnic diversity action pledge for intersectionality, aimed to support BAME female representation at senior levels.

 Clay Van Doren, CEO UK&I and CEO Northern Europe, Atos: “It’s very pleasing to see Atos awarded this for the third year in a row. I am proud of the work we’ve done towards gender equality with much more still to be done. I know we will continue to drive this in our organisation over the coming months and years”

Cheryl Allen, Head of Culture & Transformation, Northern Europe, Atos: “I feel great pride as Atos is named as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.  We have a passion and determination to create an environment in which differences and individuality is valued and celebrated. We look forward to continuing our initiatives that support gender parity, at all levels.

Through its holistic approach, Atos aims to create an environment in which women can flourish and fulfil their career aspirations.

The award follows Atos recognition as a WeAreTechWomen’s TechWomen100 Company of the Year in 2020 and the Atos Summer Camp being awarded at Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards in the same year.

  • Read more about the awards here

About Atos
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.