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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2019 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Top Employers; Supplier PWM SEAL 2019Diversity Programs; LGBTQ+Friendly Companies; Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

(Irvine, California) – September 15, 2019 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Employers; Supplier Diversity Programs; LGBTQ+Friendly Companies; Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 20th year, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Abbott Laboratories
AbbVie
Accenture
ADP
Aetna
AIG
Allstate Insurance Company
American Airlines
American Express
Anthem
Aon
Aramark
AstraZeneca
AT&T Inc.
Bank of America
BASF
BBVA Compass
BMO Financial Group
Bon Secours Health System
Booz Allen Hamilton
Bristol-Myers Squibb
CA Technologies
Capital One
Cardinal Health
Cisco
Citigroup
Colgate-Palmolive
Comcast NBCUniversal
Cox Communications
Cracker Barrel
Cummins
CVS Health
Dell
Deloitte
Denny’s
Diageo North America
Dow Chemical
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
DuPont
Edelman
Eli Lilly and Company
Exelon
Express Scripts
EY
First Horizon National
FleishmanHillard
Ford Motor Company
FOX Corporation
Freddie Mac
General Mills
General Motors Company
Georgia Pacific
GlaxoSmithKline
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
Halliburton
Health Care Services Corporation
Highmark
Hilton
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
HP
HSBC
Humana
Hyatt
IBM
Intel
JCPenney
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase
Kaiser Permanente
Kellogg Company
Key Bank
KeyCorp
KPMG LLP
Kraft Foods Group
Life Technologies
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
Mastercard Incorporated
McCormick & Co.
Medtronic
Merck
Monsanto
Morgan Stanley
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
National Credit Union Administration
Nationwide
NetApp
New York Life Insurance
Nielsen
Nike
Nissan North America
Northern Trust
Northrop Grumman
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
OppenheimerFunds
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Pfizer
Philadelphia Gas Works
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Principal Financial Group
Procter & Gamble Company
Prudential Financial
PwC
Randstad
Robert Half
S.C. Johnson & Son
Sanofi
Shell Oil Company
Sodexo, USA
Southern Company
State Farm Insurance
State Street
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.
Target
Tata Consultancy Services
TD Bank
Teach for America
Texas Instruments
The Boeing Company
The Clorox Company
The Coca-Cola Company
The Hartford Financial Services Group
The Hershey Company
The Kellogg Company
The Kroger Company
The TJX Companies, Inc.
The Walt Disney Company
TIAA
Time Warner
Toyota Motor North America
U.S. Airways
U.S. Bank
United Continental Holdings, Inc.
USPS
Verizon
Walgreens
Walmart Inc
Waste Management
Wellmark
WellPoint, Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company
Wyndham Worldwide

Abbott Laboratories
Accenture
ADP
Aetna
Allstate Insurance Company
Ameren
American Airlines
Amgen
AT&T Inc.
Avis Budget Group
Bank of America
Bristol-Meyers Squibb
Cisco
Citigroup
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Comerica
Consolidated Edison, Inc
Cox Communications
Cummins
CVS Health
Darden Restaurants Inc.
Dell
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
DTE Energy
DuPont
Eli Lilly and Company
Enterprise Holdings
Ericsson
Exelon Corp.
EY
FCA
Ford Motor Company
Freddie Mac
General Mills
General Motors Company
Hilton
Honda North America
IBM
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson Controls
JPMorgan Chase
Kaiser Permanente
KPMG LLP
Lockheed Martin
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Marriott International
Merck
Messer Construction
Microsoft
National Grid
Nationwide Insurance
Nielsen
Nissan
Office Depot, Inc.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Pepco Holdings, Inc.
PepsiCo
PNC Financial Services, Inc.
Procter & Gamble Company
PwC
Raytheon
Robert Half
Sempra Energy
Sodexo, USA
Sprint
State Farm Insurance
The Boeing Company
The Coca Cola Company
The Kroger Company
Time Warner
Toyota Motor North America Inc.
UPS
Verizon Communications Inc.
Vizient Inc.
Walgreens
Walmart Inc
Wells Fargo & Company
Wyndham Worldwide
Xerox Corporation

3M
Accenture
ADP
Aetna
Allstate Insurance Company
Altria Group Inc.
Amazon.com Inc.
American Airlines
AmerisourceBergen
Apple Inc.
AT&T Inc.
Bank of America
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Capital One
Cardinal Health Inc.
Charles Schwab
Chevron
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Corning
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Cummins Inc.
CVS Health
Delhaize America
Dell
Deloitte
Dollar General
DuPont
ExxonMobil Corporation
EY
Fannie Mae
FedEx
Fidelity Investments
Food Lion
Ford Motor Company
FOX Corporation
Freddie Mac
General Electric
General Mills, Inc.
General Motors Company
GlaxoSmithKline
Health Care Service Corporation
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hilton
HP
HPE
IBM
Intel Corporation
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase
Kellogg Company
KeyCorp
KPMG LLP
Marriott International
McKesson Corp.
Merck
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
Nationwide
New York Life Insurance
Northrop Grumman Incorporated
Northwell Health
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Pfizer
Phillips 66
PNC Financial Services Group
Prudential
SC Johnson
Sodexo, USA
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Southern California Edison
Southwest Airlines Co.
SunTrust Bank
Target
TD Bank
The Hershey Company
The Kroger Company
The Walt Disney Company
TIAA
Time Warner
Toyota Motor North America
U.S. Bank
United Airlines
UnitedHealth Group
UPS
Valero Energy Corporation
Verizon Communications Inc.
Walgreen Co.
Walmart Inc
Waste Management
Wells Fargo & Company
Wyndham Destinations

Carnegie Mellon–Tepper School of Business
Columbia University–Columbia Business School
Cornell University–SC Johnson College of Business
Dartmouth College–Tuck School of Business
Duke University–Fuqua School of Business
Emory University–Goizueta Business School
Georgetown University–McDonough School of Business
Georgia Institute of Technology–Scheller College of Business
Harvard University–Harvard Business School
Indiana University–Kelley School of Business
Massachusetts Institute of Technology–Sloan School of Management
New York University–Stern School of Business
Northwestern University–Kellogg School of Management
Ohio State University–Fisher College of Business
Rice University-Jones Graduate School of Business
Stanford University–Graduate School of Business
University of California, Berkeley–Haas School of Business
University of California, Los Angeles–Anderson School of Management
University of Chicago–Booth School of Business
University of Florida–Warrington
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor–Ross School of Business
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill–Kenan Flagler Business School
University of Notre Dame–Mendoza
University of Pennsylvania–The Wharton School
University of Southern California–Marshall School of Business
University of Texas, Austin–McCombs School of Business
University of Texas, El Paso–College of Business Administration
University of Virginia–Darden School of Business
University of Washington-Foster School of Business
Washington University in St. Louis-Olin Business School
Yale University–Yale School of Management

Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University– Provo
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Clemson University
College of William and Mary
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Emory University
Fordham University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Indiana Tech
Johns Hopkins University
Lehigh University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Morgan State University
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University-Columbus
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University–University Park
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
San Diego State University
South Carolina State University
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
Syracuse University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Chicago
University of Miami
University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin,Madison
University Park
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Washington University in St. Louis
Yale University

The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 415 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the fall issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-September. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)

PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. PWM is a WBENC and DOBE-certified company.

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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS SPRING 2019 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies; Insurance Companies; Financial & Banking Companies; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies and Utilities, Energy, Gas & Oil Companies.

(Irvine, California) – March 15, 2019 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies; Insurance Companies; Financial & Banking Companies; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies and Utilities, Energy, Gas & Oil Companies.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 19th year, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2019 Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS)
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Argonne National Laboratory
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Federal Reserve System
Idaho National Laboratory
Institute of Defense Analysis (IDA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Military Sealift Command
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Security Agency (NSA)
Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
Sandia National Laboratories
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Strategic Systems Programs
Transportation Security Agency (TSA)
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
U.S. Coast Guard and Civilian Careers
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
U.S. Department of Education (ED)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Department of State (DOS)
U.S. Department of the Army
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Department of the Treasury
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Navy
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
U.S. Secret Service (USSS)
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States Postal Service (USPS)

Aetna
Aflac
Allianz
Allstate Insurance Company
American Family Insurance
Anthem
Auto-Owners Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
BlueCross  BlueShield of South Carolina
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Chubb
Cigna
CNA Financial
First American
FM Global
GEICO
Humana
Independence Blue Cross
Liberty Mutual
MassMutual Finance Group
MetLife, Inc.
Nationwide
New York Life
Northwestern Mutual
Old Republic International
Progressive
Prudential Financial, Inc.
State Farm
State Street
The Hartford
Travelers
Unum
USAA
USI Insurance
VSP Global
Wellmark BCBS
Zurich Insurance Group

American Express
Arvest Bank
Bank of America
Barclays
BB&T
BMO Harris Bank
Capital One Financial
Charles Schwab
Citigroup Inc.
CNA Financial
Comerica
Credit Suisse
Deloitte
Discover Financial Services
Edward Jones
EY
Federal Reserve System
Fidelity Investments
Fidelity National Financial
First Horizon National
FIS
FM Global
Freddie Mac
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
John Hancock Financial
JPMorgan Chase
KeyCorp
KPMG
Lincoln Financial
loanDepot.com
MassMutual Finance Group
MasterCard Incorporated
MetLife, Inc.
Morgan Stanley
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
Nationwide
Navient
Navy Federal Credit Union
New York Life
Northern Trust
Northwestern Mutual
People’s United Bank
PNC Financial Services Group
Principal Financial Group
Prudential
PwC
Quicken Loans
Raymond James Financial
State Farm
State Street
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Synchrony Financial
T.Rowe Price
The Huntington National Bank
TIAA-CREF
Travelers
Unum
USAA
Vanguard
Visa Inc.
Voya Financial
Wells Fargo & Company
Western Union
World Bank Group

Abbott
AbbVie
Amgen
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Baxter International
Bayer
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bristol-Myers Squibb
CSL
Eisai Pharmaceuticals
Eli Lilly & Company
Genentech
Gilead Sciences
GSK- GlaxoSmithKline
Hospira
ICON
IDEXX Laboratories
Johnson & Johnson
Merck
Mylan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Novo Nordisk
PAREXEL International
Pfizer
PPD
PRA Health Sciences
Roche
Roche Diagnostics
Takeda Pharmaceutical
Teva Pharmaceutical
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Alabama Power
Ameren
American Electric Power
Arizona Public Service (APS)
Baker Hughes
Berkshire Hathaway Energy
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Chevron
Con Edison
ConocoPhillips
Consumers Energy
Dominion Resource
DTE Energy
Duke Energy
Edison International
Entergy Corporation
Eversource Energy
Exelon
ExxonMobil Corporation
FirstEnergy
National Grid
New York Power Authority
NextEra Energy Resources
NiSource
NRG Energy
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Pepco Holdings Inc.
Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW)
PPL
PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group)
Republic Services
Salt River Project
SCANA
Sempra Energy
Southern Company
WEC Energy Group
Xcel Energy

The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 450 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the spring issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-March. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)

PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. PWM is a WBENC and DOBE-certified company.

 

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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2018 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Top Employers; Supplier PWM SEAL 2018Diversity Programs; LGBT-Friendly Companies; Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

(Irvine, California) – September 15, 2018 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Employers; Supplier Diversity Programs; LGBT-Friendly Companies; Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 19th year, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Abbott Laboratories
AbbVie
Accenture
ADP
Aetna
AIG
Allstate Insurance Company
American Airlines
American Express
Anthem
Aon
Aramark
AstraZeneca
AT&T Inc.
Bank of America
BASF
BMO Financial Group
Bon Secours Health System
Booz Allen Hamilton
Bristol-Myers Squibb
CA Technologies
Capital One
Cardinal Health
Cisco
Citigroup
Colgate-Palmolive
Cracker Barrel
Cummins
CVS Health
Dell
Deloitte
Denny’s
Diageo North America
Dow Chemical
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
DuPont
Edelman
Eli Lilly and Company
Exelon
Express Scripts
EY
First Horizon National
FleishmanHillard
Ford
Freddie Mac
General Mills
General Motors Company
Georgia Pacific
GlaxoSmithKline
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
Halliburton
Health Care Services Corporation
Highmark
Hilton
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
HP
Humana
Hyatt
IBM
Intel
JCPenney
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase
Kaiser Permanente
Kellogg Company
Key Bank
KeyCorp
KPMG LLP
Kraft Foods Group
Life Technologies
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
Mastercard Incorporated
McCormick & Co.
Medtronic
Merck
Monsanto
Morgan Stanley
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
National Credit Union Administration
Nationwide
NetApp
New York Life Insurance
Nielsen
Nike
Nissan North America
Northern Trust
Northrop Grumman
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
OppenheimerFunds
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Pfizer
Philadelphia Gas Works
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Principal Financial Group
Procter & Gamble Company
Prudential Financial
PwC
Robert Half
S.C. Johnson & Son
Sanofi
Shell Oil Company
Sodexo, USA
Southern Company
State Farm Insurance
State Street
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.
Target
TD Bank
Teach for America
Texas Instruments
The Boeing Company
The Clorox Company
The Coca-Cola Company
The Hartford Financial Services Group
The Hershey Company
The Kroger Company
The TJX Companies, Inc.
The Walt Disney Company
TIAA
Time Warner
Toyota Motor North America
U.S. Airways
U.S. Bank
USPS
Verizon
Walgreens
Walmart Inc
Waste Management
Wellmark
WellPoint, Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company
Wyndham Worldwide

Abbott Laboratories
Accenture
ADP
Aetna
Allstate Insurance Company
Ameren
American Airlines
Amgen
AT&T Inc.
Avis Budget Group
Bank of America
Bristol-Meyers Squibb
Cisco
Citigroup
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Comerica
Consolidated Edison, Inc
Cox Communications
Cummins
CVS Health
Darden Restaurants Inc.
Dell
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
DTE Energy
DuPont
Eli Lilly and Company
Enterprise Holdings
Ericsson
Exelon Corp.
EY
FCA
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV
First Data
Ford Motor Company
Freddie Mac
General Mills
General Motors Company
Hilton
Honda North America
IBM
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson Controls
JPMorgan Chase
Kaiser Permanente
KPMG LLP
Lockheed Martin
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Marriott International
Merck
Messer Construction
Microsoft
National Grid
Nationwide Insurance
Nielsen
Office Depot, Inc.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Pepco Holdings, Inc.
PepsiCo
PNC Financial Services, Inc.
Procter & Gamble Company
PwC
Raytheon
Robert Half
Sempra Energy
Sodexo, USA
Sprint
State Farm Insurance
The Boeing Company
The Coca Cola Company
The Kroger Company
Time Warner
Toyota Motor North America Inc.
UPS
Verizon Communications Inc.
Vizient Inc.
Walgreens
Walmart Inc
Wells Fargo & Company
Wyndham Worldwide
Xerox Corporation

3M
Aetna
Accenture
Allstate Insurance Company
Amazon.com Inc.
American Airlines
AmerisourceBergen
Apple Inc.
AT&T Inc.
Bank of America
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Capital One
Charles Schwab
Chevron
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Corning
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Cummins Inc.
CVS Health
Delhaize America
Dell
Deloitte
Dollar General
DuPont
ExxonMobil Corporation
EY
Fannie Mae
Fidelity Investments
Ford Motor Company
Freddie Mac
General Electric Co.
General Motors Company
GlaxoSmithKline
Health Care Service Corporation
Hilton
HP
HPE
IBM
Intel Corporation
JPMorgan Chase
Kellogg Company
KeyCorp
KPMG
Marriott International
McKesson Corp.
Merck
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
Nationwide
New York Life Insurance
Northrop Grumman
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Pfizer
Philips 66
PNC Financial Services Group
Prudential
Sodexo, USA
Southwest Airlines Co.
SunTrust Bank
Target
TD Bank
The Hershey Company
The Kroger Company
The Walt Disney Company
TIAA
Time Warner
UnitedHealth Group
UPS
Valero Energy Corporation
Verizon Communications Inc.
Walgreens
Walmart Inc
Wells Fargo & Company

Carnegie Mellon–Tepper School of Business
Columbia University–Columbia Business School
Cornell University–SC Johnson College of Business
Dartmouth College–Tuck School of Business
Duke University–Fuqua School of Business
Emory University–Goizueta Business School
Georgetown University–McDonough School of Business
Harvard University–Harvard Business School
Indiana University–Kelley School of Business
Massachusetts Institute of Technology–Sloan School of Management
New York University–Stern School of Business
Northwestern University–Kellogg School of Management
Ohio State University–Fisher College of Business
Rice University-Jones Graduate School of Business
Stanford University–Graduate School of Business
University of California, Berkeley–Haas School of Business
University of California, Los Angeles–Anderson School of Management
University of Chicago–Booth School of Business
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor–Ross School of Business
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill–Kenan Flagler Business School
University of Pennsylvania–The Wharton School
University of Southern California–Marshall School of Business
University of Texas, Austin–McCombs School of Business
University of Texas, El Paso–College of Business Administration
University of Virginia–Darden School of Business
University of Washington-Foster School of Business
Washington University in St. Louis-Olin Business School
Yale University–Yale School of Management

Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University– Provo
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Clemson University
College of William and Mary
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Emory University
Fordham University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Indiana Tech
Johns Hopkins University
Lehigh University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Morgan State University
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University-Columbus
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University–University Park
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
San Diego State University
South Carolina State University
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
Syracuse University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Miami
University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin,Madison
University Park
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Washington University in St. Louis
Yale University

The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 425 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the fall issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-September. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)

PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. PWM is a WBENC and DOBE-certified company.

 

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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS SPRING 2018 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies; Insurance Companies; Financial & Banking Companies; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies and Utilities, Energy, Gas & Oil Companies.

(Irvine, California) – March 15, 2018 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies; Insurance Companies; Financial & Banking Companies; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies and Utilities, Energy, Gas & Oil Companies.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 19th year, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2018 Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS)
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Argonne National Laboratory
Army Corps of Engineers
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Federal Reserve System
Institute of Defense Analysis (IDA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Military Sealift Command
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
National Security Agency (NSA)
Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
Sandia National Laboratories
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Strategic Systems Programs
Transportation Security Agency (TSA)
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
U.S. Coast Guard and Civilian Careers
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Department of State (DOS)
U.S. Department of the Army
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Department of the Treasury
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Navy
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
U.S. Secret Service (USSS)
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States Postal Service (USPS)

Aetna
Aflac
Allianz
Allstate Insurance Company
American Family Insurance
Anthem
Auto-Owners Insurance
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan
Chubb
Cigna
CNA Financial
FM Global
GEICO
Humana
Liberty Mutual
MassMutual Finance Group
MetLife, Inc.
Nationwide
New York Life
Northwestern Mutual
Progressive
Prudential Financial, Inc.
State Farm
State Street
The Hartford
Travelers
Unum
USAA
VSP Global
Zurich Insurance Group

American Express
Bank of America
Barclays
BB&T
BMO Harris Bank
Capital One Financial
Charles Schwab
Citigroup Inc.
CNA Financial
Comerica
Credit Suisse
Deloitte
Edward Jones
EY
Federal Reserve System
Fidelity Investments
Fidelity National Financial
First Horizon National
FM Global
Freddie Mac
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
John Hancock Financial
JPMorgan Chase
KeyCorp
KPMG
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
MasterCard Incorporated
MetLife, Inc.
Morgan Stanley
National Credit Union Administration
Nationwide
Navy Federal Credit Union
New York Life
Northern Trust
Northwestern Mutual
PNC Financial Services Group
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
Principal Financial Group
Prudential
Quicken Loans
Raymond James Financial
State Farm
State Street
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Synchrony Financial
T Rowe Price
The Huntington National Bank
TIAA-CREF
Travelers
Unum
USAA
Vanguard
Visa Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company
Western Union
World Bank Group

Abbott
AbbVie
Amgen
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Baxter International
Bayer
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Eisai Pharmaceuticals
Eli Lilly & Company
Genentech
Gilead Sciences
GSK- GlaxoSmithKline
Hospira
Johnson & Johnson
Merck
Mylan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
PAREXEL International
Pfizer
PPD
Roche
Roche Diagnostics
Takeda Pharmaceutical
Teva Pharmaceutical
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Alabama Power
Ameren
Arizona Public Service (APS)
Baker Hughes
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Chevron
Con Edison
ConocoPhillips
Consumers Energy
Dominion Resource
DTE Energy
Duke Energy
Edison International
Entergy Corporation
Eversource Energy
Exelon
ExxonMobil Corporation
FirstEnergy
National Grid
New York Power Authority
NextEra Energy Resources
NiSource
NRG Energy
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Pepco Holdings Inc.
Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW)
PPL
PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group)
Republic Services
Sempra Energy
Southern Company
WEC Energy Group

The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 500 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the spring issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-March. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)

PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. PWM is a WBENC and USBLN-certified company.

 

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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2017 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Top Employers; Supplier Diversity Programs; LGBT-Friendly Companies; Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

(Irvine, California) – September 13, 2017 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Employers; Supplier Diversity Programs; LGBT-Friendly Companies; Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 18th year, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2017 Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Abbott Laboratories


AbbVie


Accenture


ADP


Aetna


Allstate Insurance Company


American Airlines


American Express


Aon


AstraZeneca


AT&T Inc.


Bank of America


BASF


BMO Financial Group


Bon Secours Health System


Booz Allen Hamilton


Bristol-Myers Squibb


CA Technologies


Capital One


Cardinal Health


Cisco


Citigroup


Colgate-Palmolive


Comcast-NBCUniversal


Cox Communications


Cracker Barrel


Cummins


CVS Health


Dell


Deloitte


Denny’s


Diageo North America


Dr. Pepper Snapple Group


DuPont


Edelman


Eli Lilly and Company


EY


First Horizon National


FleishmanHillard


Ford


Freddie Mac


General Mills


General Motors Company


Georgia Pacific


GlaxoSmithKline


Goldman Sachs


Grant Thornton


Halliburton


Health Care Services Corporation


Highmark


Hilton


Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ


HP


Humana


Hyatt


IBM


Intel


JCPenney


JLL


Johnson & Johnson


JPMorgan Chase


Kaiser Permanente


Kellogg Company


KeyCorp


KPMG LLP


Kraft Foods Group


Life Technologies


Lowe’s Companies, Inc.


Marriott International Inc.


Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance


MasterCard Worldwide


Medtronic


Merck


Monsanto


Morgan Stanley


National Credit Union Administration


Nationwide


NetApp


New York Life Insurance


Nielsen


Nike


Nissan North America


Northern Trust


Northrop Grumman


Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation


OppenheimerFunds


Pacific Gas & Electric Company


Pfizer


Philadelphia Gas Works


PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.


PricewaterhouseCoopers


Principal Financial Group


Procter & Gamble


Prudential Financial


Robert Half


S.C. Johnson & Son


Shell Oil Company


Sodexo, USA


State Farm Insurance


State Street


Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.


Target


TD Bank


Teach for America


Texas Instruments


The Clorox Company


The Coca-Cola Company


The Kroger Company


The TJX Companies, Inc.


The Walt Disney Company


TIAA


Time Warner


Toyota Motor North America


U.S. Airways


Verizon


Walgreens


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Waste Management


Wellmark


WellPoint, Inc.


Wells Fargo and Company


Wyndham Worldwide


Abbott Laboratories


Accenture


Aetna


Allstate Insurance Company


Ameren


American Airlines


Amgen


AT&T Inc.


Avis Budget Group


Bank of America


Cisco


Citigroup


Comcast NBCUniversal


Cummins


CVS Health


Darden Restaurants Inc.


Dell


Delta Air Lines Inc.


DuPont


Eli Lilly and Company


Enterprise Holdings


Ericsson


Exelon Corp.


EY


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV


First Data


Ford Motor Company


Freddie Mac


General Motors Company


Hilton


Honda North America


IBM Corp.


JLL


Johnson & Johnson


Johnson Controls Inc.


JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Kaiser Permanente


KPMG LLP


Lockheed Martin


Lowe’s Companies, Inc.


Marriott International Inc.


Merck


Microsoft


National Grid


Nationwide


Nielsen


Office Depot, Inc.


Pacific Gas & Electric Company


PepsiCo


Procter & Gamble


Raytheon


Robert Half


Sempra Energy


Sprint


State Farm


The Boeing Company


The Coca-Cola Company


The Kroger Company


Toyota Motor North America Inc.


UPS


Verizon


Walgreens


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Wells Fargo & Company


Wyndham Worldwide


Xerox Corporation


3M


AmerisourceBergen Corp.


Apple Inc.


AT&T Inc.


Berkshire Hathaway Inc.


Charles Schwab


Chevron


Costco Wholesale Corp.


CVS Health


Dell


Eli Lilly and Company


ExxonMobil Corporation


EY


Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)


Ford Motor Company


General Motors Company


HP


HPE


JPMorgan Chase


Kellogg Company


KPMG LLP


Marriott International


McKesson Corp.


MUFG Union Bank, N.A.


Philips 66


PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.


PricewaterhouseCoopers


Principal Financial Group


Procter & Gamble


Prudential Financial


Robert Half


S.C. Johnson & Son


Shell Oil Company


State Farm Insurance


State Street


Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.


Target


TD Bank


Teach for America


Texas Instruments


The Clorox Company


The Coca-Cola Company


The Hershey Company


The Kroger Company


The TJX Companies, Inc.


The Walt Disney Company


TIAA


Time Warner


Toyota Motor North America


U.S. Airways


UnitedHealth Group Inc.


Valero Energy Corporation


Verizon


Walgreens


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Wellmark


WellPoint, Inc.


Wells Fargo & Company


Wyndham Worldwide


Carnegie Mellon University-Tepper School of Business


Columbia Business School Columbia University


Cornell University-Johnson Graduate School of Management


Dartmouth-Tuck School of Business


Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business


Emory University-Goizueta Business School


Georgetown University-McDonough School of Business


Harvard Business School


Indiana University-Kelley School of Business


MIT Sloan School of Management


New York University Stern School of Business


Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management


Ohio State University-Fisher College of Business


San Diego State University Fowler College of Business


Stanford Graduate School of Business


University of California Berkeley-Haas School of Business


University of California-Los Angeles (Anderson)


University of California-San Diego (Rady School of Management)


University of Chicago-Booth School of Business


University of Miami School of Business Administration


University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business


University of New Mexico-Anderson School of Management


University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)


University of Southern California-Marshall


University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business


University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business


University of Texas El Paso College of Business Administration


University of Virginia-Darden School of Business


University of Wisconsin-Madison


Yale School of Management


Boston College


Boston University


Brandeis University


Brigham Young University– Provo


Brown University


California Institute of Technology


Carnegie Mellon University


Case Western Reserve University


Clemson University


College of William and Mary


Columbia University


Cornell University


Dartmouth College


Duke University


Emory University


Fordham University


George Washington University


Georgetown University


Georgia Institute of Technology


Harvard University


Indiana Tech


Johns Hopkins University


Lehigh University


Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Morgan State University


New York University


Northeastern University


Northwestern University


Ohio State University-Columbus


Pennsylvania State University


Pepperdine University


Princeton University


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Rice University


San Diego State University


South Carolina State University


Southern Methodist University


Stanford University


Syracuse University


Tufts University


Tulane University


University of California, Berkeley


University of California, Davis


University of California, Irvine


University of California, Los Angeles


University of California, San Diego


University of California, Santa Barbara


University of Chicago


University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign


University of Miami


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


University of Notre Dame


University of Pennsylvania


University of Rochester


University of Southern California


University of Virginia


University of Wisconsin,Madison


University Park


Vanderbilt University


Wake Forest University


Washington University in St. Louis


Yale University


The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 425 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the fall issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-September. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)

PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. PWM is a WBENC-certified company.

 

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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS SPRING 2017 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Government and Law Enforcement Agencies; Insurance Companies; Financial & Banking Companies; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies and Utilities, Energy, Gas & Oil Companies.

(Irvine, California) – March 15, 2017 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Government and Law Enforcement Agencies; Insurance Companies; Financial & Banking Companies; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies and Utilities, Energy, Gas & Oil Companies.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 17th year of diversity, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2016 Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS)
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Army Corps of Engineers
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Military Sealift Command
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
National Security Agency (NSA)
Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
Sandia National Laboratories
Strategic Systems Programs
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
U.S. Coast Guard and Civilian Careers
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Navy
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
U.S. Secret Service (USSS)
United States Postal Service (USPS)

Allstate Insurance Company
Auto-Owners Insurance
Liberty Mutual
MassMutual Finance Group
MetLife, Inc.
Nationwide
Progressive
Prudential Financial, Inc.
State Farm
State Street
The Hartford
USAA

American Express
Bank of America
Barclays
BB&T
BMO Harris Bank
Capital One Financial
Charles Schwab
Citigroup Inc.
Comerica
Credit Suisse
Deloitte
Edward Jones
Ernst & Young LLP
Federal Reserve System
Fidelity Investments
Fidelity National Financial
First Horizon National
Freddie Mac
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
John Hancock Financial
JPMorgan Chase
KeyCorp
KPMG
MasterCard Incorporated
MetLife
Morgan Stanley
National Credit Union Administration
Navy Federal Credit Union
Nomura
Northern Trust
PNC Financial Services Group
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
Principal Financial Group
Prudential
Quicken Loans
Raymond James Financial
State Street
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Synchrony Financial
T Rowe Price
The Huntington National Bank
TIAA- CREF
Vanguard
Visa Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company
Western Union
World Bank Group

Abbott
AbbVie
Amgen
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Baxter International
Bayer
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Eisai Pharmaceuticals
Eli Lilly & Company
Genentech
Gilead Sciences
GSK- GlaxoSmithKline
Hospira
Johnson & Johnson
Merck
Mylan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
PAREXEL International
Roche
Roche Diagnostics
Takeda Pharmaceutical
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Alabama Power
Ameren
Arizona Public Service (APS)
Baker Hughes
Bonneville Power Administration
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Chevron
Con Edison
ConocoPhillips
Dominion Resource
DTE Energy
Duke Energy
Edison International
Entergy Corporation
Eversource Energy
Exelon
Exxon Mobil Corporation
FirstEnergy
National Grid
New York Power Authority
NextEra Energy
NiSource
NRG Energy
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Pepco Holdings Inc.
PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric)
PPL
PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group)
Sempra Energy
Southern Company

The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 375 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the spring issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-March. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. Part 2 of our Best of the Best series, featuring Top Diversity Employers, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Colleges, Universities and MBA Programs, Top Disability-Friendly Companies and Top LGBT-Friendly Companies will be published in the fall issue, available mid-September. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

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About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)
PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. PWM is a WBENC-certified company.

 

PROFESSIONAL WOMAN’S MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2016 BEST OF THE BEST RESULTS LISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Top Employers, Supplier Diversity Programs, Disability-Friendly Companies, LGBT-Friendly Companies, Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs

(Irvine, California) – September 15, 2016 – Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) today released the results of its review of the nation’s Best of the Best Employers, Supplier Diversity Programs, Disability-Friendly Companies, LGBT-Friendly Companies, Colleges & Universities and MBA Programs.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, now celebrating its 17th year of diversity, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2016 Best of the Best evaluations. PWM is one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines, promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. The outstanding efforts toward this promotion make these companies leaders in the quest for true diversity, and we commend them all.

The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Abbott
AbbVie
Accenture
ADP
Aetna
Allstate Insurance Company
American Airlines
American Express Company
AOL
AT&T
BASF
Bayer
BMO Financial
BNY Mellon
Boehringer Ingleheim
Bristol Myers Squibb
Capital One
Charles Schwab
Cisco
Citigroup
Citizens Bank
Colgate-Palmolive
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Cox Communications
Cracker Barrel
Cummins
CVS Health
Dell
Deloitte
Denny’s
Diageo North America
Eli Lilly
EMC
Ernst & Young, LLP
Express Scripts
Federal Reserve System
First Data
Ford Motor Company
General Electric
General Mills
General Motors Corporation
Georgia Pacific
GlaxoSmithKline
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
Hilton Worldwide
HP
HPE
IBM
Intel
JLL
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Kaiser Permanente
Kellogg Company
KeyCorp
KPMG LLP
Lockheed Martin
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Marriott International
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
MasterCard Worldwide
McGladery
Medtronic
Merck
MetLife
Monsanto
MUFG Union Bank
National Credit Union Administration
Nationwide
New York Life
New York Power Authority
Nielsen
Nissan
Northrop Grumman
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Philadelphia Gas Works
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Principal Financial Group
Procter & Gamble
Prudential Financial
Raytheon
Robert Half
SC Johnson
Shell Oil Company
Sodexo, USA
State Farm Insurance
State Street
Target
TD Bank
Texas Instruments
The Walt Disney Company
TIAA-CREF
Time Warner
Toyota Motor North America
Verizon Communications
Walgreens
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wellmark
Wells Fargo
Whirlpool Corporation
Wyndham Worldwide

Abbott
Accenture
Aetna
Ameren
American Airlines
Amgen
AT&T
Avis Budget Group
Bank of America
Cisco
Citigroup
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Cummins
CVS Health
Dell
Enterprise Holdings
Ericsson
Ernst & Young, LLP
FCA
First Data
Ford Motor Company
Hilton Worldwide
Honda North America
JLL
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KPMG LLP
Lockheed Martin
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc.
Nationwide
National Grid
Nielsen
Office Depot
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Raytheon
Robert Half
The Kroger Company
Toyota North America
UPS
Verizon Communications
Walgreens
Wyndham Worldwide

Accenture
Aetna
AT&T
BNY Mellon
Charles Schwab
CVS Health
Ernst & Young, LLP
GlaxoSmithKline
HP
HPE
JLL
JPMorgan Chase
Lockheed Martin
Monsanto
Nielsen
Novartis
Prudential Financial
Raytheon
S.C. Johnson & Son
Sodexo USA
The Hartford
Verizon Communications
Walgreens
Wellmark

Accenture
Apple
AT&T
BNY Mellon
Charles Schwab
CVS Health
Dell
Eli Lilly
Ernst & Young, LLP
Ford Motor Company
General Motors Corporation
GlaxoSmithKline
HP
HPE
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KPMG LLP
Marriott International
MUFG Union Bank
Prudential Financial
Target
The Hershey Company
Time Warner
Wellmark
Wells Fargo

Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University– Provo
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Clemson University
College of William and Mary
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Emory University
Fordham University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Indiana Tech
Johns Hopkins University
Lehigh University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Morgan State University
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University—Columbus
Pennsylvania State University—
University Park
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
San Diego State University
South Carolina State University
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
Syracuse University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara

Anderson School of Management University of New Mexico
Columbia Business School Columbia University
Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business
Emory University Goizueta Business School
Fisher College of Business Ohio State University
Haas School of Business University of California Berkeley
Harvard Business School
Johnson Graduate School of Management Cornell University
Kelley School of Business Indiana University
Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University
McDonough School of Business Georgetown University
MIT Sloan School of Management
New York University Stern School of Business
Rady School of Management UC San Diego
San Diego State University College of Business Administration
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
UCLA Anderson School of Management
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
University of Miami School of Business Administration
University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business
University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
University of Texas at El Paso College of Business Administration
University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
USC Marshall School of Business
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Yale School of Management

The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 375 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the spring issue of Professional Woman’s Magazine and available on newsstands mid-March. Published by DiversityComm, Professional Woman’s Magazine is dedicated to promoting the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity. Part 2 of our Best of the Best series, featuring Top Diversity Employers, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Colleges, Universities and MBA Programs, Top Disability-Friendly Companies and Top LGBT-Friendly Companies will be published in the fall issue, available mid-September. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, U.S. Veterans Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or Professional Woman’s Magazine, please contact the research department at (888) 562-9662 or e-email surveys@diversitycomm.net.

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Top Supplier Diversity Programs

Abbott
AbbVie
Accenture
Alcatel-Lucent
Ameren
American Airlines
American Electric Power
(AEP)
Army & Air Force Exchange
Service
AT&T
Avis Budget Group
Bank of America
Chrysler Group LLC
Citigroup
Comcast-NBCUniversal
Comerica Bank
ConnXus.com
Consolidated Edison Co. of
New York
CVS Health
Darden Restaurants Inc.
Denny’s
DTE Energy
Edison International
Eli Lilly
Enterprise Holdings
Ericsson
Ernst & Young, LLP
Exelon
Exxon Mobil
Ford Motor Company
Freddie Mac
General Mills
General Motors
Health Care Service
Corporation
Hilton Worldwide
Honda North America
HP
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
IBM
JLL
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kellogg Company
KeyCorp
KPMG LLP
Kraft
Lockheed Martin
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Manpower
Marriott International, Inc.
Microsoft
National Grid
Nationwide
Nielsen
Nissan North America
Northrop Grumman
Office Depot
Pacific Gas & Electric
Company
Pepco Holdings, Inc.
PepsiCo, Inc.
Pitney Bowes, Inc.
Qwest Communications
Raytheon
Robert Half
Sempra Energy
Sodexo
Southern California Edison
Southern Company
The Boeing Company
The Coca-Cola Company
The Home Depot
The Kroger Co.
The Pepsi Bottling Group
Toyota Motor North
America Inc.
Union Bank of California
Union Pacific Railroad
UPS
Verizon Communications,
Inc.
Volvo
Walgreens
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
WellPoint Inc.
Wells Fargo
Wyndham Worldwide
Xcel Energy
Xerox Corporation

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Supplier Diversity Program Directory

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Abbvie

We succeed—both as a business and a corporate citizen—because of our suppliers who share our commitment to elevating patient care around the world.

We partner with suppliers who share our commitment to innovation and are willing to help us address some of the world’s most pressing health challenges.

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Accenture

Accenture promotes an inclusive work environment that influences how we run our business. We strive to work with others who embrace our values by growing our pool of diverse suppliers and encouraging our large suppliers to engage diverse organizations on our behalf.

Our supplier inclusion and diversity efforts demonstrate our commitment to inclusive procurement practices to create long-term value for our clients and our communities. We focus on minority-, ethnic- and women-owned businesses and those owned by or that actively employ persons with disabilities, visible and otherwise; veterans with and without disabilities; refugees; people geographically remote from labor markets; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons.

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Supplier diversity is a key part of how we purchase goods and services. It helps us to better understand and serve multicultural markets. And it’s critical to our success in a multicultural world. Our Supplier Diversity Program builds solid business relationships with certified minority, women, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and small-business suppliers. This helps them grow and brings new opportunities to communities we serve.
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Alabama Power

Supplier diversity is one of Alabama Power’s major corporate goals. The company’s initiatives are designed to provide solid business opportunities for small and diverse businesses, including minority-owned, woman-owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned, and service disabled veteran-owned businesses.

A diverse supplier base not only makes good business sense, it also maximizes the value of our supply chain through the following:

Cultivation – We promote diversity that adds quality and helps proven suppliers grow and develop their businesses through mentoring opportunities.
Citizenship – We strive to be a good corporate citizen and improve the economies of the communities we serve.
Compliance – We comply with all regulatory guidelines, adhere to regulatory agencies and meet our spending goals with a pool of certified, high-quality suppliers.

Alabama Power spent more than $430 million in 2011 with small, minority and diverse businesses.

All suppliers are expected to compete on quality, reliability and price.

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Amgen’s Supplier Diversity Program, managed by Global Strategic Sourcing, provides opportunities to small and diverse businesses to supply goods and services to Amgen. Amgen’s Supplier Diversity Program is governed by the Supplier Diversity Policy and is consistent with Amgen’s Diversity and Inclusion strategies. A supplier diversity course is available to Amgen’s staff through Amgen’s on-line training system.

Amgen strives in its procurement program to identify, develop, and utilize small business concerns, including those that are disadvantaged, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, women-owned, as well as Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones). Amgen’s intent is to support economic development efforts to the extent that jobs may be provided, entrepreneurship may be advanced, and useful goods and/or services may be procured at competitive prices.

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Over the years, Apple has developed an entire ecosystem of suppliers who support our business operations. Our goal, in a nutshell, is to obtain stellar products and services within tight timeframes, at a cost that represents the best possible value to our customers and shareholders. If that sounds like a daunting task, it’s the same one we assign ourselves.

We are proud of the strong relationships we have built with our suppliers, many of whom have been working with us for years. And we are always looking to expand our supplier base to accommodate our rapidly growing customer base. To that end, we periodically review our relationships and add new suppliers as needed.

The businesses we categorize as diverse suppliers are Minority-Owned, Women-Owned, Veteran-Owned, and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, as well as businesses located in Historically Underutilized Business regions (HUBZone) and Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB).

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CDW

CDW Corporation, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is a provider of technology products and services for business, government and education.

The CDW Business Resource Groups (BRGs) play an important role in promoting an inclusive culture. They provide professional development, informal mentoring and networking opportunities to its members. Business Resource Groups also provide a forum for coworkers to build awareness, celebrate their affinity area, collaborate with other BRGs and provide business perspective on diversity and inclusion initiatives at CDW.

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Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent. The Chevron Way states: “We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”

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JPMorgan Chase has been fully committed to Supplier Diversity for over 24 years, including establishing positive relationships with other companies and organizations that are equally dedicated. Over the past eleven years, JPMorgan Chase spent over $15 billion with diverse suppliers. JPMorgan Chase Global Supplier Diversity’s mission is to align our supply base with our consumer bases; develop and engage with certified and qualified diverse businesses in the interest of promoting economic growth in our communities.

We have created a Supplier Diversity Network (SDN) through which certified Minority-, Woman-, Veteran-, Service-Disabled Veteran-, Disability-, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender (LGBT)-Owned businesses register with the firm. This network is the preferred resource used to select diverse suppliers to compete for contracting opportunities.

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A company with approximately 29,000 employees and 520,000 vehicles requires a sizeable supply of goods and services, and our needs cannot be met by a single supplier. Our increasing cooperation with disadvantaged, minority and women-owned companies has allowed us to strengthen our supplier base, and form great partnerships with hundreds of companies who have contributed to our success.

This is why we are continually improving and enhancing our Supplier Diversity Program. We realize all kinds of businesses wish to do business with us and all of them deserve our consideration. Our program allows that to happen. It encourages companies that meet the definition of a diverse-owned business to register with us through our online portal. Managers throughout our company are then encouraged to consider using these diverse suppliers when they are procuring goods and services on behalf of the company.
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Delta Air Lines recognizes the critical role of small, minority, and women-owned businesses in the overall strength of the U.S. economy and ultimately to Delta stakeholders. To maximize returns to Delta customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities in which we operate, Delta seeks to utilize the products and services of qualified small, minority, and women-owned businesses.
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DTE Energy Co. is a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.

Our largest operating subsidiaries are DTE Electric and DTE Gas. Together, these regulated utility companies provide electric and/or gas services to more than three million residential, business and industrial customers throughout Michigan.

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For 45 years, DuPont has had a formal commitment to supplier diversity as an essential business strategy that recognizes the economic advantages of tapping into the strength of small and diverse suppliers and of helping create strong economies.

“At DuPont, we realize the strategic importance of having a supply base that reflects both the diversity of our company and the global nature of our customers. When we partner with qualified small and diverse suppliers, we are not only helping to better meet customer expectations, but also contributing to the economic growth in the communities where we live and work. We know that our suppliers are integral to our success, and we appreciate the innovation and value that our small and diverse suppliers bring to our businesses each and every day”. — Ed Breen, DuPont Chairman and CEO.

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We believe that doing business with a diverse set of suppliers delivers value to the company and creates a competitive advantage for us by linking the fresh perspectives and nimble thinking of ethnically diverse, women-owned, and small businesses to our internal business needs. We actively seek to expand relationships with these types of suppliers, which we view as an often untapped source of talent.

Since 2005, the U.S. Small Business Administration has recognized us as “outstanding” in our efforts to promote and maintain supplier diversity. In 2016, we spent more than $599.6 million with 600+ suppliers classified as diverse, woman- and/or LGBT-owned businesses, as well as more than $558.4 million with 1,500+ suppliers classified as small businesses.

“Diversity and inclusion are business imperatives at Lilly. We are committed to be the best organization we can be and that will not be possible without fully embracing diversity. We want to attract the best talent, work with the very best suppliers and deeply understand ALL of the patients who need our medicines. The Lilly supplier diversity program is an important component of our comprehensive diversity agenda.”

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The Enterprise Holdings Supplier Diversity Program is intended to help facilitate an increase in the number of minority-owned, women-owned, and other socially or economically disadvantaged small businesses that work to provide goods and services for our company. It does so by providing assistance and a host of tools to help those with buying responsibility to identify, select, and do business with suppliers who can meet our requirements with regard to quality, timing, capacity and pricing.

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Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. In 2014, Ericsson established a world-class diversity program offering a matchmaking event, mentorship program, workshops and seminars, a two-tier diversity reporting portal, diversity sponsorships, growth opportunities for suppliers, and community service. Ericsson is committed to the utilization of Minority, Women and Disabled Veteran Businesses to build a “best in class” diversity program.
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Building a better tomorrow​

​​​Suppliers around the world provide more than 75% of the components used in our vehicles, so it is essential that the principles of sustainable operations are embraced at each step of the way. Our suppliers join us in working toward responsible and sustainable sourcing and operations. We recognize and value their impact on our efforts to increase awareness and transparency through each tier while reducing risk and the effect on our resources.

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The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, commonly known as the Federal Reserve Board, is the main governing body of the Federal Reserve System. It is charged with overseeing the Federal Reserve Banks and with helping implement monetary policy of the United States. Governors are appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the Senate for staggered 14-year terms.

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Learn about Ford’s Supplier Diversity Development (SDD) Program and how we have organized ourselves to achieve success.

Corporate suppliers to Ford can get the latest information on how to improve their programs (Ford’s 2nd Tier Sourcing Program). We have also included an extensive resource section which links to public and private sector Supplier Diversity information.

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We believe in revving-up opportunity every chance we get. That’s why working with minority and female-owned companies is part of our business strategy.

Increasing our business with minority and women-owned companies’ means: Allocating resources to support procurement decisions. Training our employees to actively cultivate productive relationships with diverse businesses. Partnering with diverse organizations to get the message out. It means creating supplier diversity traction so results happen. Visit Site

At Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), our mission is to maximize procurement opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned and other diverse businesses by proactively seeking qualified suppliers, building sound partnerships with and competitively purchasing from diverse suppliers.
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Qualifying as a Supplier to Hess

We use a global system to pre-qualify suppliers prior to engaging in contracts. The Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ) is designed to collect and store information on suppliers who may be invited to work with Hess. The system is part of an internal process we use to pre-qualify suppliers for upcoming contracts. SPQ provides a standard approach to the pre-qualification process and ensures that suppliers complete relevant assessments.

Are you subscribed to ISNetworld? If scope of work for Hess consists of labor on any Hess operational location (domestically), Hess requires subscription to ISNetworld to be pre-qualified from an Environmental, Health, and Safety perspective. Hess utilizes ISNetworld as a pre-qualification tool that collects self-reported information from suppliers (Environmental, Health and Safety data/Insurance Certificates, EMR Letters, Injury & Illness records, etc.) dependent on Hess specific requirements.

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Suppliers as diverse as our properties. The Hilton Worldwide vision is to create supplier relationships that reflect the cultural diversity of local communities. Our commitment is rooted in the belief that relationships with new and diverse suppliers will establish our leadership role in the global marketplace and creates a multitude of benefits for our customers, team members, and stakeholders.
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Honda suppliers are critical to our ability to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. Our Supplier Diversity Initiative helps us reach our goal of building a diverse supplier base.

Working alongside minority supplier development councils and the Small Business Administration, Diversity Workshops educate potential ethnic minority and women suppliers on Honda business operations. The workshops facilitate strategic alliances and joint ventures and assist with loan and venture capitalization, empowerment programs and other available resources.

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IBM created its supplier diversity program in 1968, before the existence of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). Our program’s goal is to provide opportunities to diverse suppliers who can add value in every region where we operate. Suppliers qualify by being at least 51 percent owned by people from an ethnic minority (as defined in each country or region), or by women, military veterans, people with disabilities or LGBT individuals.

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At Johnson & Johnson, we recognize the importance of having a diverse supplier base that reflects our patients and customers around the world. We are committed to working with small and diverse suppliers that can support our long-term growth objectives and add value to our businesses by providing innovative solutions to our marketing, manufacturing and R&D efforts.

The Johnson & Johnson Supplier Diversity Program was formally established in 1998, and since then our total spending with small businesses and diverse-owned suppliers has been nearly one billion dollars.
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Our Supplier Diversity Network is comprised of certified diverse businesses that have registered in our system. The Network is the preferred resource used to select diverse suppliers to compete for contracting opportunities.

As bidding opportunities arise, the Corporate Supplier Diversity team, working with sourcing and procurement professionals, actively utilize this database to screen diverse suppliers against industry—specific criteria for the opportunity at-hand. To receive maximum consideration for these opportunities, you should be diligent in maintaining a current and accurate listing in the system, keeping key—contact and email addresses current.

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Mack Trucks is one of North America’s largest manufacturers of heavy-duty Class 8 trucks, engines and transmissions. Founded in 1900, Mack trucks are sold and serviced in more than 45 countries worldwide. Every Mack® truck built for the North American market is assembled at its Mack Lehigh Valley Operations facility in Macungie, Pa. Engines and transmissions for the North American market are built at its powertrain facility in Hagerstown, Md. Mack is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine and industrial engines.

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Our commitment to creating the best quality flavors in the world is fed by our inclusive approach to every aspect of our business. And that includes the diversity of our suppliers.

McCormick seeks to contribute to the economic growth of a diverse business community. Our Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) enables us to develop relationships with qualified, diverse businesses that meet our high standards for quality and cost effectiveness.

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Medtronic

“Medtronic Supplier Diversity Program: Opportunities open to small businesses, minority businesses, women-owned business and other diverse suppliers.”

At Medtronic, we strive for a diverse base of high-quality suppliers, which strengthens our ability to fulfill our Mission — to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.

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Our suppliers should reflect the people we are in business to serve… our customers.

At Merck, we believe that having a diverse supplier base helps us better understand and anticipate the needs of the people we serve. That is why we cast a wide net in search of talent, seeking qualified suppliers from all segments of the global community. Our supplier diversity program includes Minority-, Women-, Veteran-, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender- and Disability-owned business enterprises as well as small businesses.

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We recognize the importance of diverse minds, experience, cultures and businesses. We are committed to creating an environment that attracts and supports talented people, without regard to race, creed or ethnicity.  Messer is committed to leadership in creating economic opportunities for all segments of our regional communities. We believe sustainable change requires strategic relationships and a commitment of resources and capital. Messer’s objective is to grow the resources and capacity within our communities’ minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) and woman-owned business enterprises (WBEs).
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Monsanto welcomes all suppliers who are committed to cultivating trust through integrity and support our commitment to sustainable agriculture. We strive to protect and preserve our planet by producing more, conserving more and improving lives around the world. We are committed to lead responsibly through a collaborative partnership with suppliers. If you are interested in exploring opportunities with Monsanto, we invite to you to visit us online.
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It is National Grid’s policy to procure goods and services competitively, economically, ethically and efficiently in accordance with all applicable legislative requirements. In particular, sourcing activities comply with the requirements of the Utilities Contracts Regulations.

National Grid utilizes the Achilles Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB) of suppliers when compiling lists of potential vendors for its goods and services requirements. For the majority of our purchases, it is a condition of supplying to National Grid that vendors are registered on the UVDB.
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Navistar

We are committed to diversity, both internally within our workforce and externally within our supply base. We instituted our Supplier Diversity Program to bring awareness and emphasis to our practices, and to provide a competitive edge with our customers. Thirty years later, we continue to grow our commitment and purchases from our diversity business partners.

We embrace diversity as a way of business. In this spirit, our Supplier Diversity Program is designed to develop and foster strategic supplier relationships with companies owned by minorities, women and veterans, as well as small business enterprises. Our vision is to develop a strong foundation of highly qualified suppliers that can provide us with exceptional products and services.

At Navistar, diversity is not only the right thing to do, it is the prudent thing to do. Our focus on diversity will continue to be an integral component of our business strategy.

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We’re the country’s largest state public power organization, producing some of the cheapest electricity in North America. We established our Supplier Diversity Program in 1983, consistent with our mission to promote economic development throughout New York State and our commitment to expand the participation of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in our contracting and competitive-bidding processes, both for direct procurement of goods and services and through subcontracting opportunities.
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Nissan

The information provided by Nissan North America, Inc. on this site, and information that you provide through this site, is for registration purposes only. Registration does not guarantee or create a business relationship between you and Nissan North America, Inc. or its affiliates.

Create a single Passport profile for your business and connect with potential buyers from new markets without leaving your office. Before beginning this process, you should have specific information gathered and available at hand. Those pieces of information include:

Federal Employer ID number
Diversity Business Certifications and expiration dates
NAICS codes for the service or product you provide

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The Northrop Grumman Corporate Global Supplier Diversity Program (GSDP) program office is designed to expand subcontracting opportunities for all small business concerns, including small disadvantaged, women-owned, historically underutilized business zones, veteran, service-disabled veteran-owned, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, disability owned, historically black colleges and universities, minority institutions, Alaska Native Corporations and Indian Tribes.

Northrop Grumman utilizes Small Business Liaison Officers (SBLOs) as advocates for small businesses. These individuals are the first point of contact for anyone interested in doing business with Northrop Grumman Corporation. The SBLOs provide direction to potential small business suppliers and work to ensure that these firms have access to the requesting organizations and are aware of current subcontracting opportunities. In addition, SBLOs participate in outreach events focused on identifying new suppliers who have the potential to become Northrop Grumman Corporation’s team members. Our ultimate objective is to achieve the maximum practical participation of small businesses in our subcontracting processes.

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NRG Energy

We recognize that in the new energy economy, we must celebrate and leverage the unique attributes of the communities where we live and provide service. We are committed to working with suppliers that bring innovation and sustainable solutions to our organization. At NRG, we strive to maintain a position of leadership in supplier diversity among power generation companies. Our core values provide the basis for our business decisions and drive our commitment to diversity within our supply chain. We actively seek diverse business enterprises that can offer quality products and services on a competitive basis.

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At Office Depot, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all people are valued and respected. Diversity is an important dimension of Inclusion, Innovation, and Customer Focus — three of our core values — and keys to our success in a global marketplace.
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Our commitment to corporate responsibility shapes how we assess and manage our supply chain priorities and processes. It affects how we select, engage with and manage vital business partners and it influences our product and service choices and strategies.
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Raytheon’s Supplier Diversity Program strives to provide an inclusive environment to do business with small, minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned (including service disabled veterans), and HUBZone businesses.

Raytheon also seeks to provide an inclusive environment for historically black colleges, universities, and minority institutions to participate in the procurement of technical, engineering, and research services.

To that end, Raytheon is committed to a diverse supply base that reflects the demographics and values of our Company, customers, and the communities in which we operate.

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Robert Half believes in building a diverse base of employees, clients, job candidates and suppliers that strengthens our position as a market leader. We are committed to developing successful relationships with minority-, woman-, veteran-, and disabled veteran-owned businesses to meet the needs of our customers.

To promote a diverse supply chain, we actively support and engage as members in many organizations, as well as have board affiliations with strategic organizations. In 2011, Robert Half was named the recipient of the Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council President’s Award, which is presented to a corporation that has demonstrated consistent engagement across all levels of the Council, including board of directors and committee participation.

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From building and construction, to environmental monitoring and equipment rentals, San Diego Unified offers a variety of opportunities for businesses and organizations to work with one of San Diego’s largest employers. In addition to traditional business opportunities, individuals and organizations may also be interested in renting one of our district or school facilities, or partnering with the district on a joint-occupancy or joint-use project. Come check us out!
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For Shell, Supplier Diversity means working to make the profile of our supply chain reflect the profile of the communities in which we live and work, and encouraging these businesses to grow into the kind of suppliers Shell will need to meet the energy needs of the future. Our energy goals for the future require the best resources we can gather from a broad spectrum of innovative, service-oriented businesses. Many of these businesses are owned by members of minority groups and by women.

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Staples values diversity and recognizes how important diversity is to maintaining a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. The mission of our Diversity Supplier Program is to work with diverse businesses to reduce supply chain costs and to increase revenues by bringing superior products to market. Connecting customers with suppliers Staples’ business-to-business Supplier Diversity Program helps our customers achieve their corporate diversity goals. We create vendor-buyer relationships that allow diverse organizations to continue to develop in our communities, while offering our customers a wider selection of quality products at competitive prices.
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The mission of Supplier Diversity at State Farm is to identify and encourage equal opportunities for businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to contribute to our overall goal of providing quality products and services to meet our customers’ needs at competitive prices. At State Farm we track and report Tier 1 and Tier 2 spend with certified diverse suppliers to increase opportunities with MBEs and WBEs.  Come check us out!
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Time Warner’s Supplier Diversity Development policy is to identify and actively develop diverse businesses, including vendors, contractors and consultants, as sources for purchasing goods and services.

Employees involved in the selection, evaluation and/or approval of vendors, contractors and consultants have primary responsibility for effectively implementing this policy.

For the purpose of this program, a qualified business enterprise is defined as a business that is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by one or more of the following:

Minority Groups (MBE) – A minority person is a member of the African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic American, and or Native American ethnic group.

Caucasian Women (WBE)

Service Disabled Veterans (SDV)

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT)

In the case of publicly owned businesses, at least 51% of the stock is owned by a member or members of diverse groups.

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United States Postal Service

How we help our partners.

The United States Postal Service® is committed to focusing on and improving our relationships with small, minority- and woman-owned businesses (SMWOBs). Through continuous improvement, we will work to improve our processes and procedures to ensure opportunities for all suppliers that provide the value-added products and services we need to increase customer satisfaction and decrease overall cost.

Areas of Responsibility
To maintain effective partnerships, the United States Postal Service will be responsible for:

Providing technical advice, program guidance, and policy interpretation on Supplier Diversity issues.
Acting as a liaison with industry and trade associations, government agencies, and special emphasis groups to develop and maintain a communication and information system on Small, minority-owned and women-owned business issues (e.g. Benchmarking Studies and Policy Updates).
Participating in activities that promote supplier development and diversity. Activities include: business forums, workshops, seminars, symposiums, business opportunity fairs, and tradeshows.

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We believe that working with suppliers who reflect the markets we serve helps build customer loyalty, contributes to economic development of communities and provides the expertise and innovation we need to outperform the competition. It’s these beliefs that inspired the formal launch of UPS’s Supplier Diversity Process in 1992.

As a part of the process, we make the following pledge to each and every diverse supplier:

We will have designated employees at the corporate, regional and district offices who assume the responsibility of reviewing business opportunities for your company’s products and/or services.
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Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling entertainment content – including television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, games, consumer products, podcasts, live events and social media experiences – for audiences in more than 180 countries on various platforms and devices.

In our business, understanding different cultures is a major advantage. Our brands —from MTV and Nickelodeon to Paramount and BET—appeal to and reflect an extraordinarily diverse array of consumers. We embrace global diversity and inclusion in all its forms, on screen and off, from our programming and films to employee programs and Viacommunity initiatives.

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As the world’s largest retailer, Walmart strives to save people money so they can live better. This mantra is at the core of every decision we make. One way we fulfill this commitment is to embrace diversity in all aspects of our organization; from our talented associates to the supplier partners we work with to deliver the products and services our customers want and need.
An important aspect of meeting these needs across Walmart is our Supplier Diversity Program. This program provides companies owned and operated by minorities, women, veterans and people with disabilities equal footing to effectively work with us while at the same time, growing their own business.
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To succeed in financial services, we must be committed to serving our diverse customers, team members, and suppliers. Therefore, we are committed to building relationships within our communities through the development and engagement of certified minority, women, disadvantaged, and small business enterprises as partners of Wells Fargo products and services.
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