No. 36 | Colgate-Palmolive | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST

Colgate-Palmolive moves up two spots on the Top 50 list as it continues to focus on recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce that reflects its customer base around the world.


KEY RESULTS

Blacks, Latinos and Asians in Senior Management:70.9% higher than U.S. companies overall

Women in Senior Management: 84.4% higher than U.S. companies overall

Blacks, Latinos and Asians in Total Management: 46.7% higher than U.S. companies overall

Women in Total Management: 26.2% higher than U.S. companies overall

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Ian Cook

Chairman, President and CEO

“The diversity of our global workforce has been an enormous source of strength for Colgate in the past and remains paramount to our success in the future. At Colgate, accountability and ownership for diversity is everyone’s job because it takes a collective effort to foster a truly inclusive work environment that respects and values differences and unique contributions.”

Eugene Kelly

Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion

“Colgate’s strong culture of inclusion continues to be a key driver of innovation and overall engagement around the globe. Our Senior Team’s commitment to recognize, value and leverage the differences that make each Colgate person unique, is vital to the connection we share with our customers and the global communities we serve. This is an important key to our future success.”

COMPANY FACTS

CL (NYSE)

U.S. HEADQUARTERS:New York, N.Y.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES:37,700

Last Year’s DiversityIncTop 50 Ranking No. 38

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