NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 4, 2023 / DiversityInc, the preeminent source of human capital metrics, has released its 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. The list recognizes large U.S. employers that model fairness in their talent strategy, workplace and supplier diversity practices and philanthropic engagement. The announcement was made live on May 2, 2023, at Cipriani Wall Street to more than 700 in-person and 1,300 virtual attendees.
Since 2001, DiversityInc has been assessing companies across a broad range of metrics, including leadership accountability, human capital metrics, talent programs, workplace practices, supplier diversity and philanthropy. The Top 50 list results are derived exclusively from survey submissions from employers with at least 750 employees in the United States. Companies are evaluated within the context of their own industries and on verified policies, practices and procedures. DiversityInc then uses subsets of the same data to determine its Specialty Lists of business verticals, population affinities and more.
"The DiversityInc Top 50 survey has become the go-to external validator for large U.S. employers that are committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion," said Carolynn Johnson, CEO of DiversityInc. "These rankings represent evidence-based, superior human capital outcomes that are achieved only by data transparency and an unwavering commitment to workplace fairness for everyone."
Taking the top spot on this year's list is Mastercard, followed by Medtronic, The Hershey Company, Toyota North America, and Eli Lilly & Company.
"A recognition like this is priceless. It reminds us as a company that we have a DEI strategy that's on the right path and we have what it takes to move the needle. But there's much more work to be done. Tomorrow we'll jump back in the game to do what it takes to further strengthen our systems, our policies, and practices so that everyone who touches our company feels valued and respected and reaches their greatest potential," said Randall Tucker, Chief Inclusion Officer at Mastercard.
One hundred and fifty-seven employers, with roughly 8.3 million U.S. employees, submitted data to earn a spot on one of the lists. The entire Top 50 and other specialty lists can be viewed at https://www.fair360.com/top-50-list/2023/ or by following the conversation at #DITop50.
The announcement event featured remarks from executives at Medtronic, Toyota, The Cigna Group, Mastercard, KPMG, The Hershey Company, Sysco Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly & Company, and more. Roy Wood Jr. served as the emcee, and Deon Cole was featured as the afterparty entertainment.
About DiversityInc: DiversityInc's mission is to educate the workforce and bring clarity to the business benefits of workplace fairness, equity, and inclusion. The organization has evolved to become the preeminent source of human capital data, education, and advice. DiversityInc is a VA-certified and veteran-owned business. The organization is led by a Black woman CEO. For more information, visit https://www.fair360.com/.
For information about the Top 50 overall model with a Cronbach Alpha Reliability score of .93, visit https://www.fair360.com/methodology-for-diversityincs-top-companies-rankings/.
Jacqueline Gray Miller