Global awards

Diversity accolades and awards from around the world

Our firms around the world are investing significant resources in diversity programmes, making PwC a great place to work. As a result of these efforts, we have been honoured with a number of awards and accolades, some of which we highlight here.

And that's not all. As an employer of choice, we are proud to have some of the best and brightest women working for our organisation, many of whom have been recognised for their outstanding performance.

Global awards

The list features public and private sector employers and is managed by Opportunity Now, the gender campaign from Business in the Community. They review the organisations’ submissions to understand and assess what they’re doing internally and externally to promote gender equality, diversity and inclusion, create opportunities for women in a wider context, and create culture change.

Helen Wells, Director of Opportunity Now, said: “Any organisation included in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women list has to be commended for its commitment to actively recruiting, retaining and progressing female talent.

“Businesses are dependent on having a highly motivated and diverse workforce and being included in the list demonstrates a focus on creating an inclusive and diverse workplace that utilises the skills and talent of a diverse workforce. It's a clear statement that senior leaders see this as a commercial imperative, not a women’s issue.”

Gaenor Bagley, Head of People, said: “Diversity is one of our top people priorities. What’s most important is whether our people believe we’re doing the right thing for them, but it’s always encouraging to be recognised by external bodies.

"We’re delighted to receive this accolade as we continue in our efforts to improve gender equality through, for example, our people networks, mentoring and recruitment programmes, and newly formed Diversity Council.”

Read the full report on the Opportunity Now website.


  • PwC has again been recognised by clients with market accolades at the Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2015, receiving the award for Best accounting firm (revenue over $500m) and Best SA firm award. Independently researched by Beaton Research and Consulting the awards have celebrated the best in professional services since 2005. Voted for by clients, buyers and users, it remains the largest study of clients of professional services in the world.Pride in Diversity Australia has named PwC Employer of the Year on the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI Inclusion in 2015 and in 2012


  • Catalyst Canada has named PwC as a Top 100 company for the 2015 Canada’s Best Diversity Employers list


  • 2014 - Investors in People - Gold - International Accreditation in Human Capital Management - renewed

 Czech Republic

  • PwC Czech Republic is the most desired employer for top graduates of economics in 2013. ČeSU TOP zaměstnavatel 2012/2013


  • Number One professional services firm in IrelandWinner of gradireland 2015 Professional Services Student Choice Award


  • PwC Malaysia wins Diversity & Inclusion reporting award at ACCA Malaysia Sustainability Reporting Awards (MaSRA)
  • Best Service Provider for Business Continuity Management (BCM) 2014
  • PwC Malaysia wins FOUR AWARDS at the recent Human Resources Excellence Awards 2014
    PwC Malaysia took home the GOLD awards for Excellence in Employer Branding, Excellence in Recruitment & Retention Strategy and Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) Practices, and the BRONZE award for Excellence in HR Social Media & Technology.


  • On 21 May 2015 PwC Russia received its sixth Russian Tax Firm of the Year award from International Tax Reviewmagazine.

Southern Africa

  • South Africa wins Diversity in the Workplace and the Top Gender Empowered Company of the Year awards


  • PwC Thailand has been named ‛Thailand ─ Full Service Tax Advisory of the Year’ at the 2014 ACQ Global AwardsPwC Thailand has been named the 2014 ‛Thailand ─ M&A Tax Advisory Firm of the Year’ by Corporate LiveWire
  • PwC Thailand has been named ‘Sustained Excellence in Transfer Pricing - Thailand’ at the Acquisition International Tax Awards

 United Kingdom

  • Placed in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2014
  • Listed as number 82 in the UK’s top 100 employers in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2015
  • Included within ‘The Sunday Times Best 25 Big Companies to Work For’ ranking for the past nine years and this year we were listed as number 15
  • Recognised as the UK's most attractive employer of graduate talent, ranking first in The Times 'Top 100 Graduate Employer' survey for the past eleven years and Graduate Employer of Choice for Accounting and for Consulting.

 United States

  • Vault Accounting firm rankings for 2016: #1 in Overall Diversity
  • Ranked #3 on DiversityInc's 2015 "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list.
  • Ranked in the Top 10 on three 2014 DiversityInc specialty lists: #1 - Employee Resource Groups; #3 - Recruitment and Retention; #3 - Mentoring
  • Received a 100% rating with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, 2006-2015
  • Winner of the Profiles in Diversity Journal's International Innovations in Diversity Award, 2012 and 2009
  • Recipient of the 2012 NABA Corporate Partner of the Year Award
  • Ranked among Working Mother's "Best Companies for Multicultural Women" in 2005-2014
  • Ranked among the "Top 10 Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine, 2002-2014
  • Ranked among the "Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces" by the Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation, 2011 - 2014
  • Ranked among the "Top 50 Companies for Fertility and Adoption Benefits" by Conceivemagazine in 2010


  • PwC Vietnam’s Tax & Legal partners named Tax Controversy Leaders in 2015 by International Tax Review
  • PwC Vietnam wins "Best Assurance Team 2015 - Vietnam" and "Dealmakers of the Year-Vietnam" awards by Acquisition International
  • PwC named a leader in Asia-Pacific Business Consulting services 2015 by IDC MarketScape