DiversityInc measures companies based on 4 key areas: talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment and supplier diversity.
"We're proud to be recognized by DiversityInc. They're an industry leader when it comes to diversity and inclusion," said Corey Anthony, senior vice president and chief diversity officer. "But that's not why we do it. Diversity and inclusion drive innovation at our company. It's important to foster a culture where all viewpoints are considered."
AT&T climbed 1 spot from the 2016 overall list. DiversityInc also published specialty lists. And AT&T claimed the top spot for recruitment. The company also made the list of top Companies for LGBT Employees.
AT&T also ranked:
No. 2 Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity
No. 3 Top 10 Companies for Employee Resource Groups
No. 4 Top 10 Companies for Veterans
No. 8 Top 10 Companies for Mentoring
No. 12 Companies for Diversity Councils
AT&T believes diversity and inclusion isn't just right – it's good for business. Click here to see the full list of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. For more information on the selection process, visit diversityinc.com.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
About AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, business, mobile and high speed internet services. We offer the nation's best data network* and the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.** We're one of the world's largest providers of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. Nearly 3.5 million companies, from small to large businesses around the globe, turn to AT&T for our highly secure smart solutions.
*Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q3+Q4 2016 across 121 markets.
**Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; and voice roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.