Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Canon strives to create a diverse culture whilst developing an inclusive workplace and working to build a more equitable society for all. With over 22,000 employees and 102 nationalities across Europe, Middle East and Africa and 180,000 globally, you will encounter people from every walk of life.
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We believe in the philosophy of Kyosei - living and working together for the common good. This desire to play a part in working to develop a better society, underpins our desire for a more inclusive and equitable world.

We aim to create a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace that reflects the diverse communities in which we operate and the customers we serve across EMEA. We look to achieve this by creating a work environment where people are valued, respected, have a sense of belonging and can thrive personally and professionally.

PETER SAAK, Executive Vice President, Canon EMEA Developing Regions Business Group

Realising an Inclusive People Vision

“Diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to how colleagues reflect and embody our corporate ‘Kyosei’ philosophy. It is how we also express our commitment to building a diverse organisation where people can be themselves and are given every opportunity to succeed in their role and develop their career.”
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Establishing a Diverse Culture

Together with our leadership and employees we champion and role model inclusive behaviours. We aim to create an environment where everyone feels respected, valued and can thrive personally and professionally.

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Developing an Inclusive Workplace

We are committed to delivering and shaping an employee experience of inclusivity and equity across all stages of the employee lifecycle.

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Building A More Equitable Society For All

We are focused on being a responsible business partner, through our company philosophy of Kyosei, to contribute to a better society for all with our role to create a more inclusive and equitable world.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion are key pillars of our sustainability agenda and underpin our corporate values. We aim to provide opportunities for growth, learning and development that will support our work to create cutting-edge technological innovations enabling businesses and empowering people’s lives.