The best practices that result in successful and sustainable councils include:
- Leader of the council is the CEO
- Council meets frequently – usually monthly or quarterly
- High percentage of council participates in formal mentoring programs
- Council sets and signs off on metrics and goals.
- Council has rotational positions for leaders of employee resource groups.
- Council members serve as formal mentors.
2. Northrop Grumman
5. Marriott International
6. Johnson & Johnson
7. Cox Communications
10. Kaiser Permanente
12. Comcast NBCUniversal
14. Eli Lilly and Co.
16. Procter & Gamble
18. Wells Fargo