- JCPenney jumps from the Noteworthy list to number 36.
- Chairman and CEO Marvin Ellison is one of three Black CEOs in the Fortune 500. He chairs the executive diversity council, which is 67 percent women. 55 percent of the CEO and direct reports level are women versus 30 percent for the Top 10.
- JCPenney's Emerging Leaders program is a key initiative to develop a pipeline of sharp and diverse talent. The curriculum and coaching are specifically designed to help racially diverse managers and senior managers maximize their career success through personal and professional development. Each participant is paired with an outside career coach and an internal sponsor who serves as a valuable mentor over the course of the year-long program.
IN OUR NEWS
Chairman and CEO
"At JCPenney, we believe that a commitment to inclusion and diversity is more than a legal or moral responsibility. It's the foundation of our culture, the spirit that fosters an environment of collaboration and respect, and the driving force that inspires workplace innovation."
Executive Vice President of Human Resources
"We are focused on creating an environment at JCPenney where people can bring their very best selves to their work every day. We know our strength comes from not only being diverse at all levels of the organization, but also from creating opportunities for all individuals to succeed and excel."
U.S. Headquarters: Plano, Texas
Global Employees: 98,834
Last Year's DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking • Noteworthy
OTHER DIVERSITYINC LISTS
- No. 8 Executive Women