Company Score

Industry Professional Services
Country Switzerland
Year Added 2018
Impact Ratings 289
Impact Notes 9
SDG Covered 4 out of 17

With its head office in Zurich, Switzerland, The Adecco Group is the world's largest Human Resources provider. They operate in over 60 countries with 5,200 branches and approximately 34,000 full-time equivalent employees.
The Adecco Group offer a variety of services that include permanent placement, temporary staffing and talent development. They have over 100,000 clients and 700,000 people are on assignment with them on a daily basis.

Read about Adecco and its impact below.

Impact notes

Decent work and Economic Growth

Adecco ranked as a second great place to work in Europe

Profile Srudhi
Icon time Mon Nov 11th, 2019 at 5:35pm

Employees who genuinely enjoy their work are more productive, happier, and more successful. And it increases self-confidence and inspires greater performance and greater success for both employee and employer.

Reduced Inequalities

Seize the challenge of migration : Adecco Group supports integration of refugees and other migrants in the labour market and beyond.

Profile Maudabdelli
Icon time Fri Oct 4th, 2019 at 8:18am

According to Eurostat, 580 800 first-time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the EU in 2018. Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi are the main citizenships of asylum seekers in the EU.

Decent work and Economic Growth

Adecco has been repeatedly accused of social dumping in Europe over the years

Profile Srudhi
Icon time Wed Sep 25th, 2019 at 6:47am

Underpaid employees are vulnerable to poverty and financial dependency. According to a survey by the site, 39% of employees say they don't receive fair pay in their current job. 

Decent work and Economic Growth

Adecco listed as the #5 World´s Best Workplaces in 2018

Profile Duco
Icon time Mon Sep 23rd, 2019 at 4:08pm

The Adecco Group was chosen as the 5th Best Great Place to Work in the World in 2018 (last available data). "Adecco is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Its mission is to perform, transform and innovate in the world of work". The Adecco Group is applying policies and programs benefitting its 34,000 employees worldwide and those are some of the reasons to get recognized as #5 World´s Best Workplaces in 2018[1].

Decent work and Economic Growth

Adecco leverages public private partnership to help an equitable future of work

Profile Renate
Icon time Thu Sep 19th, 2019 at 3:30pm

Employment is the foundation of a country's economy and secures the existence of many. However breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI), connectivity and robotics have put the future of work in question and create considerable insecurity. Will there be enough jobs to go round? Will inequality increase?