Diversity & Inclusion

"To achieve our long-term vision, it is essential we deliberately develop an inclusive culture where diverse experiences and thought are encouraged, promoted and maximized. When all of our colleagues have the confidence to be their whole, authentic self every day, we create an environment of competitive advantage that fuels innovation and growth for our company." Lisa Britt, Sr. Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 
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At Thermo Fisher Scientific, we’ve created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation and growth. We embrace the unique qualities and differences of each of our professionals, providing them with the freedom and support to enable cutting-edge thinking—resulting in more successful business outcomes for all of our customers.


We are proud to partner with organizations focused on building diversity in engineering, science and business. These relationships enable us to demonstrate our commitment to diversity and foster positive change internally and externally.

Employee Resource Groups

We support a range of Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, that draw our professionals together around common characteristics and provide a voice of diverse thinking. Our ERGs positively impact our company’s growth and development, and assist us in providing thought leadership for:

  • Recruitment and retention
  • Education and training
  • Professional development
  • Community involvement
  • Support and recognition
  • Business development
  • Activities that support a diverse and inclusive work culture

Active Employee Resource Groups:


Asian ERG

The Asian ERG is committed to attract, develop, retain, and promote Asian talent within the organization through initiatives that are unique to Asian and Asian American employees to foster better understanding of cross-country and cross-cultural dynamics.


African Heritage ERG

The AHERG’s focus is to accelerate business impact by attracting, engaging, developing, and retaining highly talented employees of African Heritage, contributing to the success of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Learn about the AHERG Mentoring Program

Latino Hispanic Heritage ERG

Our vision is to enable Latino and Hispanic colleagues to fully contribute to an incredibly talented global team that brings diverse perspectives, collaborative energy and passion to excel every day. 



The LGBTA ERG is committed to promoting cultural diversity, working toward enabling our Company to serve as an example of best practices in creating an inclusive and affirming workplace where both LGBT and non-LGBT employees feel empowered to bring their whole a​nd true selves to work. 

Millennials' ERG

The Millennials' ERG is committed to making Thermo Fisher Scientific an employer of choice by fostering the advancement of Millennials and building a corporate culture in which Millennials are recruited, developed, retained and valued globally.

possAbilities ERG

The possAbilities ERG is committed to promoting an awareness and understanding of employees with differing abilities, providing support for them, their families and the community.  

Veterans' ERG

The Veterans' ERG is committed to fostering the advancement of Veterans, Military Service Members, Military Spouses, and Disabled Veterans and building a corporate culture in which these employees are recruited, engaged, professionally developed, retained, and promoted globally. 

Women's ERG

The Women’s ERG is committed to fostering the advancement of women and building a corporate culture in which women employees are recruited, valued, developed, retained and promoted globally. 

Meet some of our WERG members to learn what inspires them, personally and professionally, by clicking here.
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In recognition of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s efforts to elevate its culture of inclusivity, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation has awarded our company with a perfect score of 100 on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the sixth consecutive year.