2014 DiversityInc Top 50 List

Participation in the survey is at its highest ever, with more than 1,000 companies vying for a spot on the Top 50.
PRINCETON, NJ (April 15, 2014) – DiversityInc, the most widely recognized and leading content provider and consultancy on the business of diversity, is preparing to announce its annual DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list on April 22nd in New York. CEOs and Chief Diversity Officers will gather in New York City for an awards banquet and meetings to discuss strategies, resource groups, mentoring, talent development initiatives, supplier diversity, philanthropy and community outreach.

The event will feature CNBC correspondent Melissa Lee as co-host with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.
This is the 14th year that DiversityInc is releasing its ranking of leading public and private companies on their commitment to workplace diversity. Executives will also be attending a sold-out Best Practices Conference regarding diversity management, at the Museum of American Finance, from 8:45am to 3:30pm.
For those not in attendance, the list will be unveiled first via Twitter. Follow @DiversityInc to be among the first to see who makes the list.  WHO: University of Maryland President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, an expert on educational inequalities, will deliver the keynote address.  DiversityInc CEO, Luke Visconti, will announce this year’s Top 50 rankings. CNBC Correspondent Melissa Lee will serve as co-host More than 750 corporate executives from throughout U.S. will be in attendance.
A total of 1,215 companies participated in the survey in 2014. There is no fee involved to participate and every company receives a free report card assessing its performance against all competitors. The survey, now in its 15th year, leads to a detailed, empirically driven ranking. The free report card assesses performance based on four key areas of diversity management:


The DiversityInc Top 50 List

1. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

2. Sodexo

3. EY

4. Kaiser Permanente

5. PricewaterhouseCoopers

6. MasterCard Worldwide

7. Procter & Gamble

8. Prudential Financial

9. Johnson & Johnson

10. AT&T

11. Deloitte

12. Accenture

13. Abbott

14. Merck & Co

15. Cummins

16. Marriott International

17. Wells Fargo

18. Cox Communications

19. Aetna

20. General Mills

21. KPMG

22. Target

23. IBM

24. ADP

25. New York Life

26. BASF

27. Eli Lilly and Company

28. Northrop Grumman

29. WellPoint

30. Colgate-Palmolive

31. Kellogg Company

32. Dell

33. The Coca-Cola Company

34. The Walt Disney Company

35. Kraft Foods Group


37. Allstate Insurance Company

38. Toyota Motor North America

39. Wyndham Worldwide

40. Rockwell Collins

41. Medtronic

42. Time Warner

43. Verizon Communications

44. Comcast

45. TD Bank

46. Monsanto

47. KeyCorp

48. JCPenney

49. AbbVie

50. Nielsen