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Workforce diversity and inclusive workplace 


Our framework and ambitions are firmly embedded into our ESG model and Group culture.



Designed to fuel change, innovation and sustainable growth, we reinforce our strong commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace and an equitable and positive working environment, united by a common purpose to empower communities to progress.

The above chart describes the four pillars of our DE&I Framework: People, Culture, Clients and Communities and Innovative Solutions.

It also highlights our DE&I ambitions, as follows: Promote gender parity, ensure equal pay for equal work, increase cultural and ethnic diversity, boost work-life integration, well-being and flexible working model, leverage on our diverse workforce to reflect client needs, enhance digital and physical accessibility, ensure suppliers embrace our DE&I principles 

Our DE&I recognitions for diversity and inclusion in the workplace

prize Top 100 Globally for Gender Equality


UniCredit has been ranked for the third year in a row in the Top 100 Globally for Gender Equality by Equileap: #2 in Italy (the only bank) and #18 in the global financial sector.



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UniCredit is the first pan-European bank to win a Global EDGE Certification for gender equity and inclusion

Marking significant progress in gender equity, banks in Hungary, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, and Serbia received EDGE Certifications, joining UniCredit's already certified banks in Italy, Germany and Austria.

Andrea Orcel, CEO of UniCredit: "UniCredit is setting an example for sustainable business practices in Europe. I am proud that we have become the first banking industry organisation to hold EDGE Certification in 10 countries, and the first pan-European bank with Global certification. Being a champion in gender diversity, equity and inclusion is an integral part of our culture and reinforces our commitment to a clear set of principles and values as a crucial component of our continued business success. The rich diversity within our team creates the inclusive environment needed to provide best-in-class solutions to our growing client base across Europe."

EDGE is the leading global assessment and business certification for gender and intersectional equity.

Discover more about EDGE Certification

prize Top Employers in Europe

For the 8th year in a row, UniCredit has been named one of the Top Employers in Europe thanks to the local Certifications achieved by the Bank in Bulgaria, Germany, Italy and Serbia as well as by the Group's branch in Poland. This recognition is a testament to our commitments to creating a better workplace for our people and to our enriched DE&I practices.


Siobhán McDonagh, Head of Group People & Culture at UniCredit

We are incredibly proud to receive this recognition for another year, tangibly demonstrating our strong focus and commitment to fostering an inclusive and positive working environment for all our people. We continue to transform our bank putting culture and values at its core. This enables us to truly unlock the potential of our people as individuals and professionals to deliver consistent value and better outcomes for all our stakeholders. Collectively, we are building the bank for Europe's future, driving sustainable change for our industry, communities and beyond.



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Included for the fourth time in Bloomberg's 2023 Gender-Equality Index, with an overall GEI score above the sector and country Italy benchmark.