Data Submission Security Process

An alphanumeric code is assigned to each company and cannot be used by any other organization. All IP addresses for every session utilizing your company's unique code are tracked. Our data-management practices are ISO/IEC 27002 compliant.

Data Storage

The web-based survey tool, the statistical-analysis system and all data submissions are on three separate dedicated servers at a leading IT company that deploys a multilayered physical security approach and complies with the U.S.–EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.–Swiss Safe Harbor Framework.

Data are retained for year-to-year aggregate trending information.

Access to Data at DiversityInc

Administrative access is limited to two DiversityInc employees and credentials are changed every 30 days.

Confidentiality Agreements

Because of the volume of participants (we estimate more than 1,000 this year), we will not sign individual agreements. This published statement applies to all companies submitting data.

DiversityInc, Subpoenas and Lawsuits

The DiversityInc Top 50 survey is a purely editorial process and, therefore, is subject to state laws on source confidentiality. Since DiversityInc is headquartered in New Jersey, which has one of the strongest shield laws in the country to protect source privacy, we have never agreed to even cooperate with a lawsuit in 15 years of running the survey. If subpoenaed, we will not testify, even if asked whether a company has submitted data.

How DiversityInc Top 50 Data Are Analyzed

We use SAS software and have developed algorithms to statistically evaluate the data we collect. The evaluation is metrics driven. We measure respondents' answers based on their assessment against other organizations with similar workforces. For more on the methodology of the ranking, click here.

Credibility of Submission 

We require the CEO, the CHRO or another corporate officer to sign every submission (notarized). This applies to all companies.

Why are you asking companies to submit EEO-1 information this year?

We are giving extra credit to companies that either send us a link to a public disclosure of their EEO-1 numbers or send us the information separately. We will not publish their EEO-1 data. The EEO-1 data will be compared with the DiversityInc submission.

Do you share any of our data with the public when the list is announced or do you write about it?

We only publish information about companies that make the DiversityInc Top 50 list or one of our Specialty Lists. Any information that is shared is positive and does not disclose human-capital data.

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Humana: CarePlus Health Plans, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Join Forces to Focus on Florida Veterans

CarePlus has served the Medicare population in Florida for more than 17 years. Headquartered in Miami, the company serves about 115,000 Medicare Advantage members across the state.

Originally Published by Humana.

CarePlus Health Plans, a large Medicare Advantage provider in Florida, is now part of the exclusive agreement between its parent company, Humana Inc., and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW), the nation's largest organization of combat veterans and the oldest major veterans' organization in the U.S¹.

In February 2018, Humana announced it had enhanced its agreement with the VFW as the national Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug and Medicare Supplement plans carrier for the organization.

"CarePlus has always made supporting our nation's veterans a top priority," said Bruno Piquin, Regional President of CarePlus Health Plans. "We're thrilled to expand our commitment, with a special focus on helping the 120,000 VFW members and their spouses in Florida achieve their best health."

CarePlus has served the Medicare population in Florida for more than 17 years. Headquartered in Miami, the company serves about 115,000 Medicare Advantage members across the state.

"For nearly 119 years, the VFW has made veterans' care one of its top priorities," said VFW National Commander Keith Harman. "We're happy to expand our current relationship with Humana to ensure even more of America's veterans receive the care and services they need."

CarePlus will offer numerous services to VFW members to provide education and access to healthcare coverage information.

These will include:

  • Hosting Medicare seminars annually during Medicare's Fall Annual Election Period (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7).
  • Conducting educational seminars throughout the year to inform VFW members of their Medicare options.
  • Providing VFW members with access to CarePlus Medicare Advantage information and enrollment capabilities which incorporate web-based tools, call centers, educational seminars, and self-enrollment.

White Officer Called Black Police Chief N-Word, Threatened to Beat Her to 'Death With a Banana'

Despite proof of a series of racist and threatening Facebook posts against Tiffany Tims, an Ohio officer hasn't been fired.

Screenshot from Facebook Messenger / WCMH NBC4

UPDATE May 30, 2018 at 10:38 p.m. ET:

On Wednesday night the Nelsonville City Council unanimously voted to fire police officer Joshua Braglin. The vote came during a city council meeting attended by numerous protesters.

ORIGINAL STORY

A white male police officer from Southeastern Ohio made racist and threatening Facebook posts against Hocking College Interim Police Chief Tiffany Tims, who is Black. Nelsonville Police Officer Joshua Braglin hasn't been fired. So, community organizers have scheduled a protest for Wednesday evening.

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Monsanto Company Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant Announces Intent to Leave Monsanto Upon Closing of Bayer Acquisition

Over his 35-year tenure with the company, he has worked for Monsanto on three continents, managing key elements of the global business and helping to diversify the company's products and solutions for growers.

REUTERS

Monsanto Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant announced today his intent to leave Monsanto at the closing of the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer AG. Grant will maintain his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until closing, continuing to focus on leading the company on its top objectives of securing deal approval and delivering on its underlying business priorities. Bayer continues to target closing in the second calendar quarter of 2018.

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PwC Receives Three SAP Awards for Partner Commitment and Innovation

The award recognizes PwC for its contribution to a customer's digital business transformation that has resulted in significant business impact.

PwC announced that it has won three SAP awards for 2018. The global consulting firm was awarded two SAP Innovation Awards along with an SAP Pinnacle Award, which is presented annually to the top SAP partners.

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Sodexo: Understanding the Value of Veterans in the Workplace

Given the nature of missions, projects and experiences that they are have been exposed to, veterans possess key transferable skill sets and competencies that every organization can utilize.

By Bryan Hesse

Originally Published on Sodexo.

This August will be my fifth anniversary at Sodexo as a Senior Recruiter in Facilities Management for the Healthcare division, and as part of my development, I recently joined my fellow team member Yvonne Schuster as co-chair on the Military Recruitment Team.

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