Company Score

Industry Professional Services
Country Switzerland
Year Added 2018
Impact Ratings 545
Impact Notes 13
SDG Covered 6 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

Good Health and Well-being

Adecco's stakeholders record their own physical activities as a way to promote healthier lifestyles and raise charitable donations.

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Icon time Wed Jun 24th, 2020 at 8:51am

A Loughborough University study shows that physical inactivity is a major risk factor for diseases. It states that office workers spend up to 75% of their time sitting down.1p4 To address this, workplace physical activity programmes have been specifically designed to promote physical activity and healthier lifestyles.2 However, any form of physical movement is beneficial and the advice is to discover physical activities that are enjoyable and that suit the individual’s mobility and fitness.3p45

No Poverty

People’s employability is enhanced by Adecco through their training and coaching programs

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Icon time Mon Apr 27th, 2020 at 5:32am

At the end of 2019, 4.9% of the world's population were unemployed and the number was 11.8% for people between the age group of 14 to 24 years 1p19.

Decent work and Economic Growth

Adecco ranked as a second great place to work in Europe

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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.

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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

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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.