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

DiversityInc Reveals 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. 46on 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 visitwww.diversityinc.com/top50.

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