U.S. Headquarters: New York City
Global Employees: 34,000
U.S. Employees: 22,452
Why It’s on the List
The company has strong support from Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes, who signs off on executive compensation tied to diversity, is a visible diversity-and-inclusion advocate in every way, and meets with employee resource groups. Thirty percent of his direct reports’ performance bonuses are tied to diversity goals.
Time Warner has an excellent cross-cultural mentoring program, which includes group and peer mentoring as well as mentoring for new hires. Fifty percent of the company’s managers participate in the program, which includes cultural-awareness training for mentors.
The company has nine business resource groups, including groups for parents and women in technology. The groups are used for talent development, on-boarding, mentoring, community outreach and diversity training.
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Chairman and CEO
“At Time Warner, advancing diversity in both our workforce and the content we create and share is a business priority. Without cultivating new voices and tapping into diverse talent, we would not be able to fulfill our mission of delivering great storytelling to an increasingly global and multicultural audience.”
Lisa Garcia Quiroz
Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
“Our success as a business is directly correlated to our ongoing efforts to attract diverse talent and maintain a progressive and inclusive environment where employees can thrive, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. Time Warner’s diverse workplace strengthens our ability to create content that resonates with audiences across the globe.”