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No. 19 | Cummins | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST Cummins moves up two slots this year on the Top 50 list and is looking to integrate diversity as a part of all its processes and procedures, not just human resources. Blacks, Latinos and Asians in Senior Management: 55.1% higher than U.S. companies overall Women…

Indiana Legislators Refuse to Consider LGBT Discrimination

By Michael Nam Despite the massive backlash the state of Indiana and Gov. Mike Pence received following the passage of its “religious freedom” law that would further protect businesses that discriminate against LGBT people, the legislators in Indiana decided not to investigate the issue of anti-LGBT discrimination in its state…

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

Apparently, bullying doesn’t stop after grade school. At least that’s how the Christian conservatives see it. Evangelicals believe big businesses are bullying them into supporting what republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz refers to as “an aggressive gay marriage agenda.” He also called it “unfortunate that large companies today are…

The Connection Between Corporate Values and Talent

By Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc Over the last year we’ve seen how corporate influence and leadership was exerted in Missouri and Indiana. In the case of Indiana, CEOs of both Cummins and Eli Lilly and Company (DiversityInc Top 50 companies) were very clear that Governor Pence’s anti-gay legislation was…

Even Lawyers Are Beginning to 'Get It'

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock As high profile anti-discrimination cases dominate the media, the legal industry is showing that lawyers can indeed make moral choices beyond the need for representing paying clients. Big law firms are drawing the line in the sand on the issue of same-gender marriage and…

Survey: Millennials Identify as LGBT Much More than Previous Generations

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Millennials, defined as Americans born between 1980 and 2000 according to the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) survey, show a greater openness to sexual and gender identity compared to the larger populace. With the wider population becoming more accepting of LGBT rights, this generation…

Indiana Companies Support Amendment to RFRA

Update (4/3/2015 4:26 p.m.):A national statement by Diversity Top 50 company, Monsanto, has been included in the article. By Barbara Frankel The Indiana companies that fought Gov. Mike Pence and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act are applauding a proposal by the GOP legislative leaders to amend the controversial law. The…

Walmart Helps Convince Arkansas Gov. to Wait on Anti-LGBT Bill

Update (4/2/2015 4:36 p.m.): The Associated Press is reporting that the Arkansas legislature passed a revised religious objections bill after Gov. Asa Hutchinson declined to sign the previous version. The new bill “prohibits state and local government from infringing on someone’s religious beliefs without proving a compelling interest. The legislation…