At JPMorgan Chase, we know that our success is directly linked to our people and culture, and to our fostering inclusive and diverse environments everywhere we operate. We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing strong, diverse talent at all levels of the firm ― this includes a commitment to gender diversity. Women represent approximately 50% of our current global workforce and 50% of our firm's Operating Committee.
While we have made progress in increasing women’s representation at all levels, there’s still more work to do. Working with our managers and leaders, we will continue to engage, develop and empower women, and expand opportunities for growth.
In accordance with French Law number 2019-15 of 8 January 2019, aimed at eliminating the pay gap between women and men, J.P. Morgan is required to publish its professional equality index for men and women by 1 March 2020.
The professional equality index for men and women is measured using four indicators set by the regulation:
Our score of 82 out of 100 points* reflects our continuing commitment to increase women’s representation at all levels. In partnership with each of our lines of business, we will continue to drive change and focus on our diversity strategy.
As a major employer across the globe, JPMorgan Chase is committed to strengthening our diverse and inclusive culture and providing easily accessible resources to employees at all levels. Throughout 2018 and 2019, we have had programmes at the Paris, regional and global level designed to assist our employees in their professional and personal development. Key highlights include:
Firm management has long focused on the empowerment and advancement of women employees, and JPMorgan Chase is taking a disciplined and regionally tailored approach to help us make further progress.
*This result is calculated for the reference period 1 March 2018 to 28 February 2019 and for the in-scope legal entities, J.P. Morgan Securities Plc Paris Branch and JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Paris Branch, forming the Economic and Social Unit (Unité Economique et Sociale).