2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

Diversity Events

Finding Suppliers in LGBT and Disability Communities

VIDEO: Finding Suppliers in LGBT and Disability Communities

How do you find certified suppliers owned by LGBT people and people with disabilities? Leaders of the two certifying organizations—the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and US Business Leadership Network offer advice at DiversityInc's October event.

How to Create A Successful Supplier Diversity Initiative

VIDEO: How to Create a Successful Supplier Diversity Initiative—5 Steps to Get Started

How do you start a supplier-diversity initiative? Get best practices from Wyndham Worldwide, which received our award as Top Company for Supplier Diversity. José Nido, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, discussed how to find and nurture diverse suppliers, including Tier 1 and Tier 2, at DiversityInc's October event.

Using Resource Groups to Reach New Employees

VIDEO: Using Resource Groups to Reach New Employees

AT&T has had remarkable success in on-boarding new employees with the help of its resource groups. Debbie Storey, Senior Vice President, Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer, showcased best practices including live events, leadership opportunities and cross-generational learning, at DiversityInc's October event.

VIDEO: How to Brand Your Company as a Diversity Leader

How do you tell your D&I story internally and externally? Let employees tell their inspirational stories, sponsor research, apply for awards. Those are best practices shared by EY’s Diana Solash and Casey Monnerjahn at DiversityInc's event.

How to Build Advocacy for D&I

VIDEO: How to Build Advocacy for D&I

Toyota Financial Services President and CEO Mike Groff demonstrated how top leadership drives diversity initiatives as he inspired an audience of corporate leaders at DiversityInc's October event.

John Kemp, Linda Akutagawa

Video: How to Develop Relationships With Nonprofits

John D. Kemp President and CEO The Viscardi Center John D. Kemp is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, based in Albertson, NY. He is widely respected for his many achievements, both …

Oliver Turman, AT&T; Michael Byron, Walmart; Keith Hines, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Video: How to Grow Your Diverse Suppliers

Oliver Turman (AT&T), Michael Byron (Walmart) and Keith Hines (PwC) lead supplier diversity initiatives at their companies.

Video: The Power of Diversity in a Global Economy

Mark Weinberger is the Global Chairman and CEO of EY, a leading global professional services organization that provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. With 175,000 people in more than 150 countries, EY is one of the largest professional services organizations in the world.

Mike Ullman, JCPenney

Video: Q&A With Mike Ullman, CEO, JCPenney

Mike Ullman returned as Chief Executive Officer of JCPenney in 2013 to lead a turnaround after an unsuccessful strategy to move the retailer upmarket.

PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Best Practices Conference

The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 list was unveiled on April 22, 2014 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. There were 794 people from 302 companies at the dinner. Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland–Baltimore County and expert on educational inequalities, delivered the keynote address. The event was covered by CNBC …

2013 Top Company for Diversity-Management Progress: BASF

Juan Carlos Ordonez, Senior Vice President, Coating Solutions, North America accepts the 2013 DiversityInc Top Company for Diversity-Management Progress award on behalf of BASF.

2013 Top Company for Global Cultural Competence: Monsanto

Executive Vice President, Human Resources Steven Mizell accepts the 2013 DiversityInc Top Company for Global Cultural Competence award on behalf on Monsanto.

George Borst accepts the DiversityInc Top Company for Employee Engagement Award on behalf of Toyota Motor North America.

2013 Top Company for Employee Engagement: Toyota Motor North America

Former Toyota Financial Services President & CEO George Borst accepts the 2013 DiversityInc Top Company for Employee Engagement award on behalf of Toyota Motor North America.

2013 Top Company for Community Philanthropy: Cox Communications

Top Company for Community Philanthropy: Cox Communications Accepting Award: Pat Esser, President Reasons for Honor: Company spends 12 percent of its gross revenue on philanthropy and of its charitable donations, 49 percent go to multicultural nonprofits. Strong partnerships include the Human Rights Campaign, the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications and 100 Black Men of …

2013 Top Company for Mentoring: Target

Top Company for Mentoring: Target Accepting Award: Beth Jacob, Executive Vice President, Target Technology Services and Chief Information Officer Reasons for Honor: Although Target is a major retailer with operations across the country, almost all of its employees participate in its formal mentoring program. The senior levels of the organization are mentors. Metrics are used …

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes accepts DiversityInc's 2013 award as Top Company for Talent Development.

2013 Top Company for Talent Development: Time Warner

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes accepts DiversityInc's 2013 award as Top Company for Talent Development.

2013 Top Company for Supplier Diversity: AT&T

AT&T is a longtime supplier-diversity leader with high Tier 1 (prime) percentages: 15 percent with Minority Business Enterprises, 5 percent with Women-Owned Business Enterprises, 1.5 percent with Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises.

Video: Re-Energizing Resource Groups and Leveraging Social Media

How can branding, sponsorship and market-facing activities refresh resource groups? How can groups communicate effectively online and via social media? Why do social-media networks matter?