- Southern Company makes the list for the third year in a row. Chairman, President and CEO Tom Fanning chairs the executive diversity council, which meets monthly, and ties executive compensation to goals to it.
- Southern Company has four times as many Blacks in the top two levels of management than the national average for U.S. companies.
IN OUR NEWS
Chief Executive Officer
"Southern Company is committed to creating a workplace environment where employees from different backgrounds and perspectives can realize their full potential. Our longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion is embedded in our culture, and allows us to better anticipate change, see around corners and achieve success as we lead the effort of building the future of energy."
Chief Human Resources Officer
"Diversity and inclusion is embedded in Our Values, driven from the top of our organization, and led locally through all of our operating companies with a wide range of activities and support organizations designed to bring out the best in all of our employees. Fostering a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment is imperative to the success of Southern Company today and in the future."
U.S. Headquarters: Atlanta, Ga.
Global Employees: 29,668
Last Year's DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking • No. 44
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