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Diversity at Johnson & Johnson is about your unique perspective. It’s about you, your colleagues and the world we care for—all backgrounds, beliefs and the entire range of human experience—coming together. You view the world from a unique vantage point; a perspective that gives you problem-solving potential ideas, solutions & strategies that, when mobilized, can bring health to billions.

Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson is about creating a deep sense of belonging. It's about a culture where you are valued, your ideas are heard and you advance this culture for everyone.

Diversity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means - You Belong.

Our Vision
Be yourself, change the world.

Our vision at Johnson & Johnson, is for every person to use their unique experiences and backgrounds, together – to spark solutions that create a better, healthier world.

Our Mission
Make diversity and inclusion how we work every day.

Our mission is to make diversity & inclusion our way of doing business. We will advance our culture of belonging where open hearts and minds combine to unleash the potential of the brilliant mix of people, in every corner of Johnson & Johnson.

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Our Voices

Diversity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson is not just a commitment — it is the reality of how we live and work. The best innovations can only come if our people reflect the world's full diversity of individuals, opinions and approaches.

Our mission is to make diversity and inclusion our way of doing business. We support measures like the Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s principles on workforce development, diversity and inclusion as critical to help drive growth and innovation.

We embed diversity & inclusion in our businesses, promote equal access to opportunity for all our employees and hold our leaders accountable for all members of their teams.

Diversity is an essential part of the answer to the challenge of innovation. We have to be open to different ways of thinking about what qualities we want to be diverse: diversity of identity, diversity of age and diversity of outlook.

I have seen firsthand how beautifully our company values the diversity of its employees — enabling us to leverage our passion to make a difference for the company, its people and our patients.

Diversity is important in any organization, as it affords the company the opportunity to develop different ideas, embrace different cultures and provides an all-in-one vision.

Johnson & Johnson is a model of excellence in regard to diversity and inclusion. It is all about bringing our authentic self to work, which allows us to reach our full potential.

Strategic Pillars

Our global Diversity & Inclusion strategy has three pillars that reflect the strategic priorities we have made to enable the company to address the challenges and opportunities presented by this new, diverse world.
  • Advance Our Culture of Inclusion and Innovation
    We know that the best ideas, the best solutions, happen when people bring their uniqueness to work with them. Inclusion is an integral part of how we leverage that uniqueness into our company. That’s why we foster a culture of belonging and breakthroughs at Johnson & Johnson.
  • Build a Diverse Workforce for the Future
    We understand that one of the most effective ways of understanding and meeting the needs and desires of our diverse customers and patients is to have a workforce that reflects diversity.
  • Enhance Business Results and Reputation
    Understanding and serving the needs of diverse patients and customers is simply the way we all must operate to drive innovation and growth, and continue to be a thriving and sustainable business.

Featured Diversity & Inclusion Stories

Employee Resource Groups

Johnson & Johnson has 12 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that connect and engage employees across the company to develop their potential, build relationship capital and drive an inclusive environment and culture.

Awards & Recognition

We are proud to have earned the recognition of several important organizations for the many ways our company has embraced diversity.

Affinity Inc.

Affinity Inc. named Johnson & Johnson a top corporation for LGBT economic empowerment.

Working Mother

Johnson & Johnson was added to Working Mother Magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers for the 32nd consecutive year.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council named Johnson & Johnson among America's top corporations for women's business enterprises.

LATINA Style

Johnson & Johnson was ranked #2 on LATINA Style’s list of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

Johnson & Johnson was ranked #2 among the Thomson Reuters top 100 most diverse and inclusive organizations globally.

DiversityInc

Johnson & Johnson was ranked #1 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.

Nikkei Woman

Johnson & Johnson was ranked #1 on Nikkei Woman’s list of 100 Best Companies Where Women Play an Active Part.

Human Rights Campaign

Johnson & Johnson received a 100% score from the Human Rights Campaign.

USBLN Disability Equality Index

Johnson & Johnson was named among the best places to work for people with disabilities in the US Business Leadership Network Disability Equality Index®.

Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Johnson & Johnson earned a leading index spot on the 2018 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index with a score of 81%.

Diversity Best Practices

Johnson & Johnson received the Best in Class Award for employee resource groups by Diversity Best Practices.

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