ROSELAND, N.J., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading provider of human resource, payroll, benefits administration, and automotive dealer services, has been ranked 38th on The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list. A total of 535 companies participated this year, up 19 percent from last year.
"Now in its second year on the list, ADP demonstrates progressive leadership and a strong commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace," said DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.
ADP also ranked fourth in The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for Latinos. Overall, ADP continued to demonstrate strength in the four areas measured – CEO commitment, human capital, corporate and organizational communications and supplier diversity.
"Every day, our clients around the world benefit from the talents and contributions of our diverse associate population," said Gary Butler, President and CEO of ADP. "Fostering diversity and inclusion is a hallmark at ADP, which truly distinguishes our company and drives our enterprise forward as our workforce reflects the diversity of the global markets we serve."
The announcement of The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity occurred Wednesday, March 2 at a dinner in Washington, D.C. ADP will be featured throughout the year on DiversityInc.com, DiversityIncBestPractices.com and in DiversityInc magazine.
"ADP is proud to be recognized by DiversityInc," said Benito Cachinero, ADP's Corporate Vice President of Human Resources. "As a company, we are committed to fairness, equality and inclusion. DiversityInc's recognition of our efforts will help us attract and retain people with diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives."
In addition to the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity®, ADP was also named this month as "most admired financial data services company" in FORTUNE magazine's annual survey of the World's Most Admired Companies. The firm was also named by Working Mother magazine as one of its 2010 "100 Best Companies". ADP also received a 100 percent survey rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2011 Corporate Equality Index, distinguishing the company as one of the Best Places to Work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees.
"From recruiting our associates to selecting our suppliers, we aim to maintain an environment that embraces diversity and inclusion," said Tara Amaral, ADP's Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President of Talent Acquisition. "We value each person as unique and strive to help each reach their full potential, which ultimately helps lead to superior services for our clients and the continued growth of ADP."
To qualify for The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, participating companies must have more than 1,000 employees and must fill out a detailed questionnaire based completely on empirical questions on CEO commitment, human capital, internal and external communications, and supplier diversity. The list, now in its 11th year, is editorially driven and completely based on metrics. Companies doing business with DiversityInc receive no advantage.
To learn more about ADP's commitment to inclusiveness, go to the company's diversity page located on ADP.com.
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenues and about 550,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1 (800) 225-5237 or visit the company's website at www.ADP.com.
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