People First. Energy Forward.

Our sustainability strategy begins and ends with the success of our employees and the communities in which we work.

People strategy snapshot

People Strategy

What's new in the 2022 report

Below are new actions we've taken in the areas of People and social responsibility, including the following key milestones:

  • Aligned across the organization on People strategy.
  • Published our inaugural 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Annual Report.
  • Implemented a digital capability program as a framework for attracting and developing skill sets.
  • Launched a new ASCEND leadership development program for military officers transitioning to civilian life.
  • Created a new JOURNEY community for developing People Leader capabilities.

People performance snapshot

People performance snapshot 

Our people

People Map

 As of December 31, 2022, we have approximately 55,000 effective employees in 89 different countries. Operating across so many markets provides a diverse set of global perspectives making our Company stronger, more resilient, and more responsive to our global customers.  Remaining employees in RCIS region are assisting in the Russia wind down or supporting regional customers outside of Russia.

How we define diversity, equity, inclusion, and culture:

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The unique attributes we bring as individuals

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Ensuring fair treatment and access to opportunity to maximize an individual's potential

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How we value difference, respect, and interact with each other

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The set of shared attributes, values, goals and practices that characterizes an institution or organization

Community engagement


Engage with communities in which we live and work

We strive to be proactive global citizens, seeking to make a positive impact on society, the economy, and the environment. We focused more deeply on an aligned giving strategy and re-engaging through volunteerism activities in 2022.

Attracting key skills through our employee value proposition

We reimagined our recruitment process by implementing key technology efficiencies.



Talent Acquisition & Onboarding focus groups and interviews 


process & technology enablers identified


processes automated


pain points were identified as process inefficiencies and technology enablement opportunities


sprints make up a Reimagine Recruitment program aimed at reducing time to hire


of candidates experience a new digital hiring user experience with Baker Hughes


Hear from our people


What diversity means to Tano Ererughurie, a member of the Gas Services team



Baker Hughes wins The Offshore Energies United Kingdom Award for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion