DiversityInc Reveals 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

The newest list of the most diverse companies was unveiled on April 19 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

Kaiser Permanente was named No. 1 in DiversityInc's 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

DiversityInc revealed the 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity last night at an announcement dinner held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Kaiser Permanente received the top honor of being No. 1 this year. This is the second time the healthcare giant achieved this honor, having also been named No. 1 in 2011.

In addition to the Top 50 list, DiversityInc unveiled its 25 Noteworthy Companies, which includes companies that have potential to be a Top 50 company next year. Specialty lists were also announced, including the Top Companies for Opportunity, a brand new list this year recognizing companies that, because of factors such as location and industry, don’t have competitive diverse representation but demonstrate fairness in hiring/promotion, high potentials, retention and nurturing (including mentoring and employee resource groups). The No. 1 Company for Opportunity was Southern Company. Southern Company also ranked No. 46 on the Top 50 in its debut on the list.

The evening included keynote addresses from Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, and Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art.

The full Top 50 list is:

1. Kaiser Permanente
2. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
3. EY
4. AT&T
5. PricewaterhouseCoopers
6. Sodexo
7. MasterCard
8. Johnson & Johnson
9. Marriott International
10. Prudential Financial
11. Deloitte
12. Wells Fargo
13. Procter & Gamble
14. Abbott
15. Accenture
16. KPMG
17. Merck & Co.
18. Cox Communications
19. Cummins
20. IBM
21. ADP
22. Target
23. New York Life
24. BASF
25. Anthem
26. Eli Lilly and Company
27. Wyndham Worldwide
28. Dell
29. Comcast NBCUniversal
30. Kellogg Company
31. Northrop Grumman
32. Aetna
33. TIAA
34. Toyota Motor North America
35. Allstate Insurance Company
36. Colgate-Palmolive
37. Time Warner
38. The Walt Disney Company
39. TD Bank
40. General Mills
41. Nielsen
42. Hilton Worldwide
43. Monsanto
44. KeyCorp
45. AbbVie
46. Southern Company
47. MassMutual Financial Group
48. General Motors
49. Genentech
50. Medtronic

For full Top 50 coverage be sure to visit www.diversityinc.com/top50.


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