Comcast Named To 40 Best Companies for Diversity by Black Enterprise Magazine
Nation’s leading cable company also recognized as one of the
15 best companies for workforce diversity.
Comcast was named to Black Enterprise’s (BE) third annual list of the top 40 companies for diversity and also was recognized as one of the 15 best companies for workforce diversity.
“Comcast is thrilled to be named to this prestigious list,” said Charisse Lillie, Vice President, Human Resources, Comcast Corporation. “This honor is a tribute to our senior leadership and our employees who make a commitment to diversity each day at Comcast.”
BE’S corporate diversity survey focused primarily on activities related to the participation of African Americans and other ethnic minority groups in four key areas: supplier diversity, senior management, board involvement and employee base. In selecting the top 40, BE conducted a comprehensive outreach effort to the CEOs and diversity executives of the top-grossing 1,000 publicly traded companies and the 50 leading global companies with significant U.S. operations.
“In developing this year’s list, we wanted to make sure we identified companies that viewed diversity as a business imperative,” says BE Careers and Lifestyle Editor Sonia Alleyne.
In 2007, Comcast was named to Essence Magazine’s 25 Great Places to Work list, Black MBA Magazine’s Top 50 Companies for Black MBAs to Work list and DiversityInc magazine’s Top 50 Corporations for Diversity. In 2006, Comcast was named one of America’s Top 50 corporations for multicultural business opportunities by DiversityBusiness.com, for the third consecutive year.
Comcast’s overall commitment to diversity is focused in four key areas: attracting and retaining a multicultural workforce, developing a diverse supplier group, offering a wide selection of multicultural programming and pledging significant community investments.
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