Forbes’s List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity


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Forbes just released their 2020 list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity, a result of an ongoing partnership with market research firm Statista. This year marks their third annual list after releasing their first list back in 2018. This ranking was compiled by surveying 60,000 American workers at businesses with at least 1,000 employees. Read more to find out which companies ranked highest in terms of diversity.

Top contenders in recent years, Google and IBM, took tumbles this year amid sexual misconduct and age discrimination lawsuits, respectively. Google fell more than 150 spots and IBM dropped from No. 217 to No. 237. SAP, enterprise software giant, took the No. 1 spot this year, rising eight spots from 2019. Second place was Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System, which is also new to the list, and Procter &  Gamble took third, climbing from No.22 last year. 

Best Employers For Diversity

See below for the companies that scored highest for diversity in the new year!

  1. SAP – Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
  2. Henry Ford Health System – Detroit, Michigan
  3. Procter & Gamble – Cincinnati, Ohio
  4. Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center – Columbus, Ohio
  5. Visa – Foster City, California
  6. Ultimate Software Group – Weston, Florida
  7. Levi Strauss & Co – San Francisco, California
  8. Duke University – Durham, North Carolina
  9. JLL – Chicago, Illinois
  10. Tufts Health Plan – Watertown, Massachusetts
  11. The Hartford – Hartford, Connecticut
  12. Netflix – Los Gatos, California
  13. Kent State University Kent Campus – Kent, Ohio
  14. – San Francisco, California
  15. California Institute of Technology – Pasadena, California
  16. L’Oréal – New York, New York
  17. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts – Boston, Massachusetts
  18. University of California, Irvine – Irvine, California
  19. Mount Sinai Health Systems – New York, New York
  20. Comcast – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

See the full list here.

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