Social Responsibility

At Manpower Northern Illinois, social responsibility is ingrained in everything we do. As connectors of people to tools, opportunities, and training, we recognize the profound impact we have on individuals, families, and communities.

Our commitment to social responsibility is an extension of our core values:

  • Respect for individuals and communities and the important role work plays in people’s lives
  • Sharing our knowledge and expertise to develop sustainable workforce practices
  • Seeking innovative ways to develop socially inclusive work environments for the long term

Workforce Diversity

Since 1959, Manpower Northern Illinois has been committed to workforce diversity. We take pride in nurturing the potential of individuals from diverse cultures, talents, and experiences. We are committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. We find the best in everyone and put it to work.

Workforce Development

Manpower directly engages with our associates to learn about their transferable skills so that we can connect those skills with employers who need them. When we identify skill gaps, we offer unlimited access to Manpower’s powerYOU, a free, on-demand learning center with hundreds of work-related courses, such as: standard computer-based applications, communication, leadership, and advanced Information Technology (IT).

Community Involvement

At the heart of every community are employers and workers. Manpower brings them together for mutual benefit, actively contributing to making our communities more sustainable. Our staff is encouraged to be active in both professional and personal capacities.

We proudly support organizations such as Golden Apple Foundation, Goodwill, Hope Haven, Northern Illinois Food Bank, Rockford Public Schools, Rockford Rescue Mission, Rock River Valley YMCA, Severson Dells, Sycamore Public Schools, and Voluntary Action Center-Northern Illinois.

Globally Recognized Leader

We are honored to be recognized for commitment to people, the planet, and as a business leader.


Received a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index for the seventh consecutive year


Recognized by Glass Lewis and Sustainalytics in 2nd percentile of all companies (94 of 13,676), 1st in HR Services (#1 of 57) & 4th in Commercial Services (13 of 380)


MCSI ESG Rating upgraded to AA Leader Status


ManpowerGroup is proud to have received several global awards and achievements, including being named to Ethisphere's "World's Most Ethical Companies" list for the 15th year - more than any organization in the industry.


Certified Woman Owned


Our Science Based Targets validated by SBTi as part of our commitment to achieving Net Zero by 2045 or sooner - leader in our industry