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Employee Engagement

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We foster a culture of engagement that helps our people thrive personally and professionally. Below are just a few of our programs and initiatives designed to inform, include, connect, and listen to our colleagues around the world.

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Global Town Halls

The firm convenes town halls and panel discussions with Lazard employees and with external guest speakers and leaders frequently throughout the year. The topics span a broad range of issues, from macro-economic, to geopolitical, to workplace concerns, ESG, and more.

Lazard Innovation Contest

We conduct the Lazard Innovation Contest every other year to promote constructive thinking about the future of our firm, from workplace improvements to business development initiatives. Every person at the firm is invited to participate. The winning ideas are selected by the officers of the firm and we endeavor to implement all winning ideas.

Listening to Feedback

To meet our goals and support our people, we consistently connect with colleagues to understand their priorities, concerns and recommendations for improving the firm. This includes the regular use of pulse surveys to measure employee engagement. Officers of the firm also meet with people in small groups frequently to answer questions and share ideas.


In 2021, there were nearly 500 submissions to our annual Photography Challenge from our colleagues across the firm. We are sharing a few of the winning photographshere.

Global Step Challenges

Our Global Step Challenges connect colleagues across the globe in friendly competition. They encourage good health and well-being, and, at the same time, raise awareness and funds for deserving nonprofit organizations. To learn more about our wellness and benefits programs, clickHERE.

Work to Wellness

Work to Wellness is a global initiative that educates, motivates and empowers individuals to maintain a healthy lifestyle in and out of the workplace. To learn more about our wellness and benefits programs, clickHERE.

Community Engagement

We strive to make a positive difference in the communities where we live and work.

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We work to enhance the total well-being of all our employees around the world.


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