Doing the right thing for all our people

Reckitt’s commitment to gender equality is longstanding. For the second time, we are voluntarily reporting from 9 of our key global markets in addition to our legal requirement to report from the UK. The data in our 2021 Gender Pay Gap report shows how we are working towards our goal of gender balance at all management levels by 2030.

2021 gender inclusion highlights

2030 goal

for gender balance at all management levels


of global workforce are women

Around 30

local inclusion boards established

3 Global

Employee Resource Groups formed - Women, LGBTQ+, Race & Ethnicity

About 90%

of senior leaders attended ‘leading inclusively’ sessions

Gender Inclusion in Action

Sara Holton and Carrie Adams are key leaders in Reckitt’s gender inclusion agenda and are driving our efforts to ensure we have gender balance at all management levels by 2030.

They talk about how their own experiences have shaped their commitment to gender equality, and how Reckitt’s commitment to gender inclusion is progressing in different global markets.

Read more about their experiences here

Championing women at all levels makes Reckitt stronger, says Stephanie Lilley, the global lead for our Women@Reckitt programme: women in senior leadership are powerful role models.

As someone who’s worked at Reckitt for 14 years, Stephanie can track our gender inclusion journey from the very early days and is passionate about unlocking the potential of everyone working in the business.

Read more about Stephanie's thoughts here

North America is home to one of our biggest and most active Women@Reckitt groups, and 2021 has been a busy year for them.

Women@Reckitt North America lead, Erica Paliatsas talks about the growth of the group, the initiatives it’s launched, the partnerships it’s made, and its plans for 2022.

Read more about its plan for 2022 here

Reckitt is partnering with global non-profit, in India, Kenya and Indonesia to help improve people’s access to basic sanitation facilities like clean water and a toilet.

With women overwhelmingly bearing the burden of poor sanitation, enabling them to access funding to install their own facilities extends our commitment to gender inclusion into the communities we serve.

Read more about Redefining ‘Women’s Work’ here

The Workforce Disclosure Initiative encourages corporates to share data on issues such as governance and diversity and inclusion. Reckitt has been a participant since 2017.

The WDI’s Rosie Mackenzie tells us why data transparency is increasingly important for businesses, their reputation and their bottom line.

Read more about the Workforce Disclosure Initiative here

Our Reckitt 2021 gender pay data (mean, median and bonus eligibility measures) has been independently assured by KPMG.

UK methodology 2021

Global methodology 2021

KPMG Reckitt Gender Pay Assurance Documents 2021