Leading With Integrity

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) at Robert Half

At Robert Half, we strive to foster a positive, inclusive work environment, support our communities, treat each other with respect, and embrace inclusion and belonging. You can learn more about our ESG accomplishments, partnerships and goals below and by downloading our annual report.

Our key areas of focus

Our Governance

Our approach to governance includes how we promote ethics and integrity, how we structure our board of directors, and how we build trust with stakeholders.

Our People

Prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), our goal is to listen to and help each employee and candidate we place with clients feel valued, which in turn will help them to do their best work and find job satisfaction.

Our Communities

We invest in our communities, encourage our employees to do the same, and engage with our stakeholders in ways that align with our company’s values and our ESG objectives.

Our Environment

Robert Half is committed to doing our part for the environment, operating in a sustainable way, and making progress toward environmental goals across our value chain.

2022 impact highlights


Employees who said we are a great place to work


Women in our global internal workforce


Individuals from historically underrepresented groups in our U.S. internal workforce


Reduction targets submitted for validation to the Science Based Targets initiative for greenhouse gas emissions reduction

From our CEO Keith Waddell

We continued to find new ways to deliver on our ESG priorities. Our enterprise values — integrity, inclusion, innovation, and commitment to success — serve as the cornerstones for everything we do and guide our work with clients, candidates, and suppliers. We recognize that our commitment to ESG is an ongoing journey, and I look forward to continuing to find ways for us to lead with integrity.

Our approach

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Engaging our stakeholders

We engage stakeholders to identify important ESG topics, which then informs and directs our sustainable and socially responsible practices.

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Materiality assessment

A materiality assessment provides further insight into the ESG topics most important to our stakeholders and helps to solidify our work into a unified strategy.

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We develop our ESG approach with input from across our stakeholders and from our board and senior leadership. Our annual reporting on ESG topics helps to drive accountability.

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ESG report

Learn more about our ESG accomplishments, partnerships, and goals via the links above and by downloading our annual report.

View our previous reports