Diversidad 2012: Las 10 mejores empresas para hispanos

DiversityInc has published its new list of best US companies within diversity- The DiversityInc Top 50 List . From that list, we've compiled the 10 best companies for Latinos in 2012.

Unlike many lists that focus on companies that seem attractive to Latinos seeking their first job, the organizations mentioned by DiversityInc reflect a culture of diversity that goes from the top of the organization, contributions to the Latino community.

  1. Kaiser Permanente.- For the second consecutive year, the company providing services in the medical sector has managed to become the employer's values ​​diversity. Headquarters: Oakland, California. Number of employees: 181,900.
  2. Procter & Gamble. - The multinational household products, based in Cincinnati, OH, climbed 20 places in the list. In 2011 P & Gcreó Proud , a program dedicated to cultivate the Latino community. Through this program, also I created a scholarship fund to promote education among the Hispanic community. Number of employees: 127,000
  3. Automatic Data Processing. - ADP, headquartered in Roseland, NJ, offers management services to companies. In 2011, a Hispanic, Carlos Rodriguez, was appointed president. That same year ADP began a process to recruit Hispanics in its effort to diversify the workforce. Besides cultivating relationships with Latino organizations like Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund . Number of employees: 57,000.
  1. Colgate-Palmolive .- The multinational known for its toothpaste, based in NYC, created a "Make the U" program to promote higher education scholarships for Latinos. Its managing director, Ian Cook, requires its officials that diversity is a priority within the company. Number of employees: 39,200
  2. AT & T .- The CEO, Randall Stephenson, of this multinational telecommunications, based in Dallas, TX, also requires its officials to focus on diversity; even the same Stephenson chairs the committee of diversity in the company. Number of employees: 252,000.
  1. The Coca-Cola Company .- The diversity occupies one of the 7 values ​​in their culture (integrity, responsibility, leadership, quality, collaboration, passion, diversity). As an example of this commitment, 42 percent of the workforce in the United States is multicultural. Headquarters: Atlanta, GA. Number of employees: 67,400.
  2. Deloitte .- One of the four "big" in the industry of professional services to corporations, and headquartered in NYC, Deloitte promotes diversity in their corporate message. As proof, he joined the United Nations global campaign to promote its "Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion" This company also managed to occupy the list of the best company in 2011 for Latinas LATINA Style magazine. Number of employees: 193,000.
  3. Marriott International .- The company, based in Maryland, has more than 3,700 properties in more than 74 countries. In all these territories Marriot focuses on the diversity of its "associates" or employees. Even the CEO stated that 10 percent of corporate bonds depend on the success in their diversity policies. Number of employees: 120,000.
  4. Sodexo. - Chosen by DiversityInc for the seventh consecutive year, was also named one of the most ethical companies in the world last year ( Ethisphere Institute ). As if that were not enough, Sodexo was awarded Catalyst 2012 , for its efforts to promote women in the workplace. This year, Sodexo hired 153 graduates in the United States, of which over 40 percent were from minorities. Number of employees: 413,000.
  1. MGM Resorts International .- This cluster of industries casino, hotel, and turístca, based in Nevada, considers diversity as an essential element in their corporate strategy. Among the artists nationwide to promote diversity and the inclusion of Latinos in the workplace, are the following: HispanicAssociation on Corporate Responsibility, National Council of La Raza, National Hispana Leadership Institute, Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Number of employees: 66,800.


This is a list that celebrates diversity and believes in the value of the Latino community in the labor market. Every day more companies realize that not only Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in this country, but also provide a very beneficial qualities for the functioning of any organization.


The Coca-Cola Company's Form 10-K (2011) DiversityInc AT & T.com Kaiser Permanente Corporate Website Corporate Website Procter & Gamble 2011 The Coca-Cola Company Diversity Stewardship Report Deloitte Press Release, May 21, 2012 Wikipedia Marriot International Diversity Profile Sodexo Annual Diversity Report MGM Resorts International Diversity Report


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