AT&T Earns No. 1 Spot on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity List
Company Also Tops Lists for Mentoring, Sponsorship and Talent Acquisition
AT&T* has climbed to No. 1 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. The publication announced the rankings May 7 during an awards dinner in New York.
DiversityInc measures companies based on 4 key areas: talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment and supplier diversity.
“We are a richly diverse and multifaced group of people. We are thousands of individuals who represent a variety of backgrounds, genders, races, religions, sexual orientations, nationalities, generations and experiences,” said Corey Anthony, SVP & Chief Diversity Officer. “And we have been recognized for celebrating these things, receiving high honors for our continued work in hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ and veterans.”
AT&T climbed 2 spots from the 2018 overall list. DiversityInc also published specialty lists. AT&T claimed the top spot for mentorship, sponsorship and talent acquisition and also made the list of top Companies for LGBT employees.
AT&T also ranked:
- No. 2 Top Companies for Employee Resource Groups
- No. 2 Top Companies for Executive Diversity Councils
- No. 3 Top Companies for Supplier Diversity
- No. 7 Top Companies for Veterans
- No. 7 Top Companies for People with Disabilities
- No. 13 Top Companies for Executive Women
AT&T believes diversity and inclusion isn't just right – it's good for business. In 2018, AT&T was recognized for this commitment by more than 30 organizations, including the Human Rights Campaign, Fortune, Business Inclusion Consortium and Racing Toward Diversity Magazine. Click here to see the full list of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. For more information on the selection process, visit diversityinc.com.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It executes in the market under four operating units. WarnerMedia’s HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. divisions are world leaders in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios, and own a world-class library of entertainment. AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across TV, mobile and broadband services. Plus, it serves nearly 3 million business customers with high-speed, highly secure connectivity and smart solutions. AT&T Latin America provides pay-TV services across 11 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, and is the fastest growing wireless provider in Mexico, serving consumers and businesses. Xandr provides marketers with innovative and relevant advertising solutions for consumers around premium video content and digital advertising through its AppNexus platform.
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