DEI

At Project, each person is unique in their background – ability, age, race, gender, orientation, religion, status, and viewpoint – and is an essential thread in the fabric of our family of agencies. Every one of our people has the right to work in an environment that is respectful, safe, and gives them space to be their authentic selves. That is our philosophy and therefore our pledge: to build this mindset into our culture, our day-to-day practices, and ultimately our work on behalf of our clients.

We can succeed on that pledge only when we have effective practices, policies, education and training, and other support systems that ensure we have a team that is as diverse and inclusive as our communities and the clients we serve. All our agencies commit to listen, learn and enact changes whenever and wherever we should. And we hold ourselves and each other accountable to those commitments.

At Project, we commit to:

  1. Support Project Prism, a group built to highlight the individual and combined DEI efforts of Project and its agencies. The group, which is made up of employee representatives from Project agencies across the global network and senior Project leadership, is focused on amplifying the unique DNA of each agency to help us grow, as we are stronger together. Project Prism is also a conduit into Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) within our individual agencies and leverages employees’ experiences across the network.
  2. Invest in initiatives, partnerships, and internships that create opportunities for a diverse recruitment pipeline across all levels and practice areas. We will leverage existing relationships and establish new relationships with organizations that can accelerate our goals.
  3. Invest in mentorship programs across the network to provide employees opportunities for growth, especially for BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and women employees.
  4. Provide training and educational opportunities across the network.
  5. Establish and continuously support equal pay practices across the network.
  6. Give back to our communities through Project Pledge, our charitable match program, and other charitable opportunities. 
  7. Publish our EEO-1 data with annual updates. 

As an agency-led network, we support and sponsor each Project agency’s strategies to make real progress against these commitments with actionable goals, as developed and localized for our teams across the world. More details can be found on our agencies’ websites. 

DATA Transparency 

As of 8 18 2020

US Project Employees vs US Population Gender

FemaleMale
US Project57.0%43.0%
US Census Data50.8%49.2%
US Project EEO-1 Data August 18, 2020
US Census Data July 1, 2019

Note: Our male / female gender classification is based off of EEO-1 categories in order to align with federal reporting requirements. This categorization does not reflect our opinion as we believe that gender is non-binary.

BIPOC Representation in US Project

BIPOCWhite
US Project20%75%
US Census Data40%60%
US Project EEO-1 Data August 18, 2020
US Census Data July 1, 2019

US Project Employees vs US Population Race/Ethnicity Breakdown

AsianBlackHispanic/LatinXNative Hawaiin or Other Pacific2 or MoreWhiteUnknown
US Project8.0%4.0%6.0%0.3%2.0%74.5%5%
US Census Data6.0%13.4%18.5%0.2%2.8%60.0%NA
US Project EEO-1 Data August 18, 2020
US Census Data July 1, 2019

US Project Employees Race/Ethnicity Breakdown

AsianBlackHispanic/LatinXNative Hawaiin or Other Pacific2 or MoreWhite
Executive/Senior Level Officials and Managers4.5%0.0%4.5%0.0%0.9%90.2%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers8.1%2.0%4.7%0.5%2.7%82.0%
Professionals9.6%5.2%7.3%0.2%2.9%74.9%
US Project EEO-1 Data August 18, 2020

US Project Employees Gender Breakdown By Job Category

FemaleMale
Executive/Senior Level Officials and Managers37.7%62.3%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers52.5%47.5%
Professionals62.3%37.7%
US Project EEO-1 Data August 18, 2020

Note: Our male / female gender classification is based off of EEO-1 categories in order to align with federal reporting requirements. This categorization does not reflect our opinion as we believe that gender is non-binary.

Reference: US Census Data