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.