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Our ESG Program

UKG Social Commitment to People

We believe that we can only achieve business success when we support and empower people.

ESG – SOCIAL COMMITMENT TO PEOPLE
To bring our people-driven purpose to life, we have established both internal and external programs designed to create an engaging, supportive, and equitable environment for all. We strive to support and empower all people, from employees and customers to investors and partners to the communities we serve around the globe.

2021 Highlights on UKG Social Commitment to People

  • We donated $4 million in 2021 to support local communities and philanthropic efforts.

  • We hired Brian K. Reaves, our first chief belonging, diversity, and equity officer, to strengthen our culture of trust, fairness, and equality.

  • We invested an additional $35 million in new employee benefits programs.

  • We developed a Human Rights Policy and Modern Slavery Statement to protect the safety and rights of people across the globe.

  • We deployed six employee training programs, including Unified, a new diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging learning initiative.

Areas of Strategic Focus

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At UKG, the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B) initiative focuses on more than hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse global UKG workforce. We encourage a culture of belonging, fostering an inclusive environment that celebrates differences and maximizes innovation. We know that diversity strengthens leadership teams, and we work every day to continue creating a culture of trust and empowerment.

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Talent and Culture
Our core values and behaviors provide the foundation for building an intentional culture for UKG and ensure we live by “our purpose is people.” UKG invests in initiatives and programs that not only reflect what is most important to us today, but also what we aspire to be in the future, including fostering employee satisfaction, talent recruitment and retention, and company culture.

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Customer Satisfaction and Success
Our spirit of continuous innovation is inspired by a deep understanding of what our customers and their people need most to be happy and thrive. We care deeply about our customers’ satisfaction and long-term success and we build meaningful relationships that evolve with their needs and priorities. We continually invest in our customer experience through customer service, product stewardship, customer lifecycle, and general customer-relationship management.

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Philanthropy and Volunteering
At UKG, we firmly believe in doing the right thing for our employees, our customers, and our communities. Throughout the year, we partner with a variety of nonprofits across the globe, participating in philanthropic projects and providing charitable support worldwide. Every day, we are focused on helping people across the areas of health, human services, education, and public safety. We also encourage our employees to serve their communities with paid time off for volunteering.

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Get the latest ESG report from UKG

Get a more detailed look at our comprehensive ESG program, policies, and practices, as well as our progress from the past year.