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Corporate social responsibility

With offices in 157 countries and a collective workforce of 38,732 people, we recognise the scale of our impact on social issues in and outside our profession, our responsibility to the environment and the communities we operate in across the globe. That is why Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is so important to us, and why CSR is embedded in our HLB network strategy Shaping our shared future. HLB CSR initiatives empower us to reach the goals we’re committed to in creating a more inclusive and sustainable future. 

“HLB’s global reach presents a truly great opportunity to make a difference. Through the strategic objectives of our new CSR strategy, we can ensure that we have a positive impact on the communities we serve and operate in. We will also continue to have a voice on, and constructively contribute to addressing some of the most pressing issues around the world.”

Marco Donzelli, HLB Global CEO
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CSR strategy

Our CSR strategy looks beyond company profits. It enables us to power an inclusive, sustainable future for all HLB people and our ecosystem by focusing on three strategic pillars:

At HLB, we believe that creating a corporate culture that is diverse and inclusive boosts innovation and employee engagement. We aim to provide the best opportunities for our people and attract and retain top talent to ultimately provide top-quality service to our clients. We champion D&I by:

  • Engaging in D&I related conversations
  • Being an advocate for workplace flexibility
  • Facilitating talent mobility programs for our members
  • Promoting leadership behaviour that fosters an inclusive workplace environment where diversity can thrive

Championing diversity and inclusion

For our business to thrive, we need our people to thrive. At HLB, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive environment through all layers of the organisation boosts innovation and employee engagement. We aim to provide the best opportunities for our people and attract and retain top talent, to ultimately service our clients better. We champion diversity and inclusion by:

  • Engaging in diversity and inclusion related conversations
  • Being an advocate for workplace flexibility
  • Facilitating talent mobility programs for our members
  • Promoting leadership behaviour that fosters workplace diversity and inclusion

Bill Bradshaw

Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader

Bill leads the network’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives and oversees its strategy and objectives. Bill is no stranger to the professional services industry. He began his career with EY on the client service delivery side, working in both the audit and tax functions. He quickly found his niche in the Human Capital market and has never looked back. Bill has worked across multiple dimensions of diversity, collaborating with leaders at all levels, and has worked on many large scale projects. He is a sought after thought leader in the D&I space and was named to the 2019 NJ Out 100 Power List for his work in leading LGBTQ workplace inclusion.

Bill sits on the Board of Garden State Equality (GSE), New Jersey’s largest LGBTQ organization, and The Center, a non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization at the Jersey Shore. Bill has a strong passion for social justice and recently taught Lead for Diversity, a week-long journey by the American Conference on Diversity to high school students throughout the tri-state area.

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