Profiles in Diversity Journal 2009 Innovations in Diversity Award

THE COMPANIES ABOVE have distinguished themselves by virtue of the innovative approach they have taken to advance diversity in the workplace and in the communities they serve. In almost all cases, their efforts can be imitated and implemented by others who are still searching for the spark to ignite their own programs.

We like the fact that there is so much, well, diversity, among the initiatives described here. We sincerely hope you’ll read them carefully, and then try to identify what you can do at your own business, regardless of its size.

We congratulate these companies for their unwavering and creative commitment to diversity and inclusion. They are making the world a better place to live for all of us.

Top Ten Innovations in Diversity Award Winners

  1. New York Life Insurance Company – Collaboration for Naturalization
  2. Cardinal Health – Creating an Inclusive Environment: GLBT/A Online Training
  3. Burger King Corporation – School-to-Work Program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami
  4. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP – Impact Taking Bright Minds Further
  5. WellPoint, Inc. – Diversity MBA Leadership Summit
  6. Verizon – Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI)—Front-Line Supervisors
  7. ARAMARK – Diversity Management at ARAMARK Germany
  8. Cisco – Women’s Action Network Coaching
  9. HCA – The Cultural Inclusion Series
  10. Shell Oil Company – Inclusion Starts with “I”

Innovations in Diversity Awards of Excellence