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ADP recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion to its basic purpose helping its clients’ unlock their human potential. The company states on its website: “At ADP, we seek to reflect the marketplace and the communities we serve all over the world by attracting and retaining a diverse associate population and supplier relationships.We measure success by leveraging the diverse experiences, perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds of our associates in order to help our clients run their business better.”

President & CEO Carlos Rodriguez, who chairs the executive diversity council, adds: “We support diverse businesses in the communities where we live and conduct business.”

On the list for the sixth year in a row, ADP moved up four spots. Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, has emphasized the need for greater accountability and measurement by integrating diversity metrics across the talent spectrum. And the metrics show progress: ADP has 24 percent more women in management than the DiversityInc Top 50 average and 40percent more than national Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) averages. ADP has 17.8percent more racial/ethnic diversity in its top 3 levels than the Top 50 average and 59percent more than U.S. averages for senior management, according to EEOC data.

Management mentoring participation has increased by four-fold in the last year. All of the top-level (CEO and direct reports) employees now participate as mentors. Employee participation in resource groups has increased by more than 30percent,and ADP has launched its first global employee resource group.

ADP has continued to evolve its annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit to increase employee communications and knowledge of D&I. Carlos Rodriguez and senior leaders are an integral part of the event.


Carlos Rodriguez

President & CEO

“When recruiting and developing talent, if we consciously or unconsciously discount any part of the population we are shortchanging not only that group, but also ADP. To be the best company we can be, we have to reflect the marketplace. That requires hiring and promoting diverse talent.”

Rita Mitjans

Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

“At ADP, the business case for Diversity and Inclusion is inextricably tied to our core business helping clients unlock their human potential. Valuing diverse perspectives promotes innovation and employee engagement two key drivers of corporate performance. In today’s competitive marketplace, companies that excel at sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce win.”


U.S. Headquarters: Roseland, N.J.

Global Employees: 54,166

U.S. Employees: 29,907

Last Year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking: No. 24


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