2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

The DiversityInc Top 12 Companies for Employee Resource Groups

This list examines strategies that contribute to success, as well as measurable assessments of improvement, such as the percentage of employees in resource groups. Factors include:

  • Whether ERGs have formal charters
  • Racial/gender breakdown of groups
  • Percentage of top executives who are sponsors of groups
  • Whether ERGs are used for recruitment, on-boarding of new employees, talent development, marketing, mentoring and diversity training
  • If the ERG’s success is measured through retention, engagement, talent development and other contributions to business, such as focus groups, client interactions, marketing ideas