DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity


Desirée Patno is the CEO and President of Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) and Desirée Patno Enterprises, Inc. (DPE). With almost three decades specializing in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem, she leads her executive team’s expertise of championing women’s economic growth and independence.

DiversityInc just announced their annual list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity for 2019. Over 1,800 companies participated in a survey to evaluate the performance of their diversity-management initiatives in the context of their own industries. The four key areas under evaluation were talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability and supplier diversity. See below for the companies that outperformed the competition in diversity.

Each company was given a report card assessing four key areas of diversity management, which includes:

  • Talent Pipeline: workforce breakdown, recruitment, diameter of existing talent and structures
  • Talent Development: employee resource groups, mentoring, philanthropy, movement and fairness
  • Leadership Accountability: responsible for results, personal communications and visibility
  • Supplier Diversity: diverse spend with companies owned by underrepresented groups, accountability and support

Top Companies for Diversity in 2019

  1. AT&T
  2. Marriott International
  3. ADP
  4. Hilton
  5. Eli Lilly and Company
  6. Comcast NBCUniversal
  7. Accenture
  8. Mastercard
  9. KPMG
  10. Abbott
  11. Cox Communications
  12. BASF
  13. Wells Fargo
  14. Target
  15. TIAA
  16. Nielsen
  17. Northrop Grumman
  18. Toyota Motor North America
  19. TD Bank
  20. The Walt Disney Company


To see the full list, click here.


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