United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Index

SDGs Definition How ADP Contributes

2.1: End hunger and ensure access by all people to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food all year round

Food donations: We make sizable donations through our ADP Foundation to areas with food insecurities and ensure our associates and their communities have access to quality food. Many associates use their volunteer time to support organizations whose mission is to fight hunger.

3.7: By 2030, ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services

Fertility management: LGBTQ and single parent inclusive support for access to reproductive health services.

Adoption and surrogacy reimbursement program: Associates can receive reimbursement towards qualifying costs of adopting a child or arranging a surrogate.

4.4: By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills

Internships: To fill our pipeline with the best and brightest talent, we have established enterprise-wide, internship programs.

On-demand tutoring: Formerly known as the Homework Connection, this program affords associates up to 5 hours of free tutoring services per month for their dependents.

Scholarships: Supporting education through scholarships for children and giving to key education partners.

5.1: End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

Community support: ADP provides philanthropic support to organizations that deliver resources to families impacted by domestic violence and socio-economic inequalities.

Patterns of unconscious bias training: Our recruiters are trained and equipped to uncover their individual unconscious biases during the hiring process.

5.4: Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family

Back-up care program: For a small co-pay, associates who work 20 hours or more have access to 10 back-up care days each year, with high quality care provided by Bright Horizons.

5.5: Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making

Advancing women in leadership (AWL): This program is designed to fill our pipeline of future executives in a way that is equitable and reflective of the workforce population.

5.B: Enable and promote empowerment through I.T.

Diversity, equity and inclusion dashboard: With this tool, our clients can quantify and track their own diversity data and compare it to similar companies and local populations through ADP’s industry-leading workforce benchmarks.

Empower BRG: Our women in technology BRG, providing training and guidance to women seeking to advance their career in technology.

Advance women in S.T.E.M.: With women being under-represented in STEM fields, ADP launched numerous initiatives and programs that provide opportunities and encouragement for women looking to enter the field.

9.2: Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization

Supplier diversity: The primary goal for our supplier diversity program is to proactively identify, build relationships with and purchase goods and services from qualified diverse enterprises.

10.2: By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

Fostering under-represented talent: ADP’s partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions and other diverse campuses engage students at all stages of the student lifecycle to help develop a diverse talent pipeline.

Multiple Pathways Initiative: Aligned with OneTen, this program identifies best practices to promote skills-based hiring and makes recommendations for participating organizations, like ADP to promote these practices and other talent acquisition processes that increase diversity.

Diversity & Inclusion Talent Task Force: This program was developed to ensure equitable representation at all leadership levels for under-represented talent.

10.4: Adopt policies, especially fiscal, wage and social protection policies, and progressively achieve greater equality

Diverse slates and panels: ADP has leveraged diverse slates, both gender and under-represented groups, to improve DE&I for years at the leadership level, and has expanded the use of diverse slates to all job levels.

ADP Foundation: We continually investigate new ways to use our business to meaningfully improve people’s lives, and through the this foundation we are partnering and investing in organizations that help fight inequality around the world.

13.2: Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

Investing in greenhouse gas reductions: ADP continues to invest in energy reduction initiatives that improve efficiency and decrease our emissions.

LEED certifications: In addition to our existing LEED certified buildings, we are pursuing LEED certification (or equivalent) at a selection of our new buildings.

Purchasing renewable energy: Wherever economically and geographically viable, we investigate opportunities to purchase renewable energy.