FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Apr. 25, 2013 – NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The American Conference on Diversity extends a warm congratulations to the following companies for making The 2013 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and specialty lists. We are proud to have executive leaders who are influential in driving diversity and inclusion success within each of these organizations as members of our Board of Trustees. Their unwavering commitment to change management and to promote the American Conference on Diversity mission in New Jersey is evident by their presence on this prestigious list.

The annual DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity rankings are based on four key areas of diversity management: CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organizational Communications, and Supplier Diversity.“As our organization celebrates 65 years of valuing diversity, educating leaders, and promoting respect throughout the state, we are honored to have the support and expertise of these corporate leaders on our team,” says American Conference on Diversity President and CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley.

Prudential Financial –  #8 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity; #8 on The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People With Disabilities

Wells Fargo – #25 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity; #1 on The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees; #6 on The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for Executive Women

ADP – #27 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity; #5 on The Top 10 Companies for Latinos; #6 on The Top 10 Companies for Veterans; #9 on The Top 10 Companies for  Executive Women

BASF Corp. – #31 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity; #9 on the Top 10 Companies for Blacks; Top Company for Diversity-Management Progress

►TD Bank – #43 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Verizon – #47 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

►PNC – #6 on The DiversityInc Top 10 Regional Companies

►Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey – #8 on The DiversityInc Top 10 Regional Companies

For the complete DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, specialty lists, and methodology, please visit http://www.diversityinc.com/the-diversityinc-top-50-compa….

About the American Conference on Diversity

The programs, services, and initiatives of the American Conference on Diversity are among the most important work focused on creating a more inclusive society. It is the unfinished business of living in a highly diverse nation: educating and empowering our next generation of leaders; enhancing our workplaces; and helping to create inclusive communities. The American Conference on Diversity, which has been serving schools, organizations, workplaces, and communities in New Jersey since 1948, builds on a historic mission and creates programs and activities relevant and vital to 21st Century life. It is a journey we can all take together. The American Conference on Diversity operates eight chapters to help us to educate and empower leaders and bring our messages of inclusion and respect to communities throughout New Jersey: Atlantic County Chapter, Bayonne Chapter, Central Jersey Chapter, Essex County Chapter, Greater Bergen Chapter, Hudson County Chapter, Jersey Shore Chapter, and Mercer County Chapter. Visit www.AmericanConferenceonDiversity.org to learn more.

Contact:
Gail Zoppo
Media Relations Consultant
109 Church Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
gail@AmericanConferenceonDiversity.org
732-745-9330

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