No. 20 | The Walt Disney Co.
- The Walt Disney Company moves up six spots this year.
- Women are represented in 44% of the management positions at the company.
- Disney has several programs to promote cross cultural-competence, including cross-cultural mentoring, and unconscious bias training is also offered.
- In 2018 Disney launched its internal Talent Network to create cross-company visibility of talent and provide a structured way to sponsor top talent and potentially accelerate their careers.
- Working with Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, Disney created the Equality Institute, a first-of-its-kind event to help other companies create and maintain inclusive workplaces for LGBTQ employees.
FROM THE COMPANY
At the core of our diversity and inclusion commitment are three beliefs —inclusion is key to market relevance, we are a better company when our people at all levels reflect the life experiences of our audiences, and we thrive when ideas and decisions from all people are valued and encouraged.
Robert A. Iger
Chairman and CEO
Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
“We want to be a company that attracts the very best talent, where people want to come to work, where telling authentic and inclusive stories is a priority, and where the products and experiences that we offer inspire consumers and guests of all backgrounds and reflect the diverse world in which we do business.”
U.S. Headquarters: Burbank, Calif.
Global Employees: 200,535
Last Year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking • No. 26
OTHER DIVERSITYINC LISTS
- LGBT Employees