[PDF] Black Enterprise Announces the 40 Best Companies for Diversity - Second Annual Diversity Report Reveals the Top Performers in Minority Supplier, Workforce Management, and Board Representation

Author: Black Enterprise, Published on: 12 June 2006

Among the top 40, Denny's Corp. was cited for making significant progress in all four key areas. Diversity leaders such as Eastman Kodak Co., PepsiCo, and Bank of America have excelled at seeking out and doing business with black suppliers. FedEx Express, Xerox Corp., and McDonald's are among the very best at bringing talented people of color into the ranks of senior management. Marriott International and PG&E Corp. have solid African American representation on their corporate boards, while Aflac and ARAMARK set the bar in terms of workforce diversity. [other companies in Top 40: Aetna, American Airlines, American Express, BellSouth, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, Comerica, Consolidated Edison, DaimlerChrysler, Darden Restaurants, Fannie Mae, Ford, General Electric, General Motors, IBM, Kellogg, Merrill Lynch, MGM Mirage, Pepco, Pitney Bowes, Procter & Gamble, Sprint Nextel, Starwood, Toyota, UPS, Verizon, Wachovia, Wal-Mart, Yum!]

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Related companies: Aetna AFLAC American Airlines American Express Bank of America BellSouth (now AT&T) Citigroup Coca-Cola Comerica Con Edison DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Darden Restaurants Denny's Eastman Kodak Fannie Mae FedEx Ford General Electric General Motors IBM Kellogg Marriott McDonald's Merrill Lynch (part of Bank of America) MGM Resorts Pepco PepsiCo PG&E Pitney Bowes Procter & Gamble Sprint Starwood Hotels Toyota UPS Verizon Wachovia (part of Wells Fargo) Walmart Xerox YUM!