LONDON – Global law firm Reed Smith has been shortlisted by the Women of the Future Awards 2022 in its corporate category.

The category celebrates organisations that are leaders in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives, increasing diversity within the workforce and nurturing women’s professional development.

The Women of the Future Corporate Award seeks to identify organisations that are:

  • Clearly and demonstrably committed to realising the talents of the younger women within their workforce;
  • Showing innovation in how they enable their younger women to fulfil their objectives;
  • Engaged in wider public debate about the role of younger women in society; and
  • Committed to positive social change that will enable younger women to prosper.

Reed Smith has been leading innovative DE&I programmes for more than 20 years. The firm has a mission to be a standard-bearer for DE&I in the legal industry and is committed to delivering a just, fair and equitable working environment for all. A central part of Reed Smith’s culture and values is creating an environment where women throughout the firm have equal opportunity to excel. Reed Smith has taken a large number of innovative steps to provide active support and development opportunities for women.

The Women of the Future Awards were founded in 2006 in order to provide a platform to showcase remarkable female talent in the UK. The awards ceremony will take place on 9 November in London.