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Our approach

Ericsson has a multi-dimensional approach to diversity and inclusion. Our objective is to attract, develop, engage, advance and retain a high-performing workforce.
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Our leaders are responsible for creating an inclusive environment, building and developing talented, high-performing teams that optimize engagement and drive innovation.

In supporting our inclusive work environment, we focus on five key areas including gender, generations, sexual orientation, disability and nationality, culture and ethnicity.

Diversity facts
Ericsson aims to have 30 percent of its workforce made up of women employees by 2020, current figure is 23 percent.
Ericsson has 167 nationalities represented 39 percent of our employees are under the age of 35
46 percent of Ericsson USA employees are white, 23 percent Asian, 7 percent Hispanic, 4 percent Black (19% undisclosed)

Gender Balance

Ericsson supports the UN Sustainable Development Goal #5 to achieve gender equality. To do so, we focus on increasing gender diversity. Our 2020 gender diversity ambition is for 30% of all employees to be female, including leaders and executives. In 2018, 23% of Ericsson employees were female.


Ericsson focuses on leveraging the diverse strengths that all generations possess to increase innovation and drive high performing teams.

Sexual Orientation

Ericsson encourage employees to bring their whole selves to work. Ensuring an inclusive environment for LGBTQ employees across the globe is a key and integral part of Ericsson's Global Diversity & Inclusion strategy as our LGBTQ employees are a vital in delivering high performing results.


Ericsson aims to become an exemplar employer of disabled people and disability confident. We want people of all abilities to thrive which is why we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment.

Nationality, Culture and Ethnicity

Ericsson strives to create an environment where our people can work more effectively across cultures. We promote a diverse range of nationalities at all level and in the talent pipeline to reflect the networked society. Our cultural diversity is key to bringing the best solutions to clients.