Mercer is a leading global provider of consulting, outsourcing and investment services, with more than 25,000 clients worldwide. Mercer consultants help clients design and manage health, retirement and other benefits and optimize human capital. The firm also provides customized administration, technology and total benefit outsourcing solutions. Mercer’s investment services include global leadership in investment consulting and multi-manager investment management.
Mercer’s global network of more than 19,000 employees, based in over 40 countries, ensures integrated, worldwide solutions. Our consultants work with clients to develop solutions that address global and country-specific challenges and opportunities. Mercer is experienced in assisting both major and growing, mid-size companies.
Harnessing the diverse backgrounds, experiences and approaches of our people isn't just a business necessity - it's the right thing to do. At Mercer, we pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive culture, where different perspectives - professional and personal - are respected and welcomed.
At Mercer, diversity means:
- Inclusion. We welcome, appreciate and respect all of our colleagues – of all backgrounds, races, genders, ages, religions, national origins, sexual orientations and gender identities.
- Opportunity. All employees at Mercer have an equal opportunity to contribute to the firm and progress in their careers.
- Success. We succeed when our clients succeed. To create comprehensive business solutions that showcase our broad capabilities, Mercer fosters an environment in which we achieve strategic advantages from seeking, cultivating and incorporating a wide variety of perspectives
- Community.Diversity is about the engagement of people in Mercer’s global marketplace: our employees, clients and suppliers, as well as the people and governments in the countries and local communities that we operate.
Diversity is one of our core values, and our diversity efforts center around our commitment to our employees, to our clients and to the communities in which we work.
Commitment to our employees
Mercer draws on employees’ different personal characteristics and life experiences to create an environment in which employees can thrive and contribute fully to our shared success.
Mercer’s employee networks represent various communities within our employee population. Network activities focus on fostering understanding and inclusion in the workplace and providing a means for employees to interact and exchange views. The networks also strive to enhance the professional growth and development of their members. Externally, the networks work to strengthen corporate citizenship and build ties to the communities in which our company serves. Current networks include the Women's network; Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) network:; and Racial and ethnic diversity (RED) network. Employee networks are created by and for employees, with employees forming new networks that support the company's mission and values. The company provides executive sponsorship to help each network meet its objectives.
Ongoing employee learning opportunities
Mercer offers employees a variety of diversity resources and learning opportunities, such as workshops and online courses, to promote awareness of diversity issues and increase competence in identifying, understanding and addressing those issues.
Flexibility and growth opportunities
As an employer of choice, we take pride in providing flexibility and opportunities to our employees. We offer employees a comfortable work environment and alternative work arrangements so they can grow professionally, enjoy their work, and balance their personal and professional needs.
Commitment to our clients
Our clients expect innovative solutions to their most complex business challenges, and it is through our collective diversity that we are able to offer an unmatched array of products, solutions and advice. Mercer places a premium on diversity of approach, ideas and viewpoints. The diverse background of our talented employees, at all levels, across the globe provides our clients with the answers they seek.
Commitment to our communities
Partnerships with external organizations
Mercer and our parent company, MMC, partner with a variety of external organizations in support of our diversity objectives. Our partners include the California Women’s Conference; Catalyst: Financial Women's Association (FWA); Human Rights Campaign (HRC); INROADS; International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA); National Black MBA Association; Out & Equal; YMCA and YWCA.