What Companies Mean By Diversity
We analyzed official "Our Values"-type documents from 521 companies who were recently in the S&P 500. Here is what some of them had to say about Diversity.
Dunkin' Donuts, from "Living Our Values"
“Honor the dignity, inclusion, and diversity of others. Give people their dignity, earn others’ respect.”
McDonald's, from "Our Values"
“McDonald’s is one of the world’s most universal, democratic brands. We welcome customers of every culture, age and background, and we proudly invest in all the people our success rests on – our crew, our suppliers and our community.”
Apple, from "Apple Values"
“Open. Humanity is plural, not singular. The best way the world works is everybody in. Nobody out.”
Coca-Cola, from "Live Our Values"
“As inclusive as our brands.”
Choice Hotels, from "Choice Cultural Values"
“Include everyone. Avoid sameness.”
Nestlé, from "Cultural Values"
“Respect for and openness to diversity of cultures and traditions. Nestlé endeavors to integrate itself into the cultures and traditions where it is present, while staying true to the Company’s core values and principles.”
AT&T, from "Code of Business Conduct"
“Differing viewpoints that we each bring to the workplace challenge us collectively to think more broadly and allow us to be more creative in the products and processes we develop. We realize that the world we serve is diverse in its social customs and cultural traditions, and we respect and embrace those differences.”
Boston Consulting Group, from "Values"
“At BCG, we strive for a diverse workplace. It is fundamental to our success that we accept, value, and incorporate the contribution of people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Diversity of thought, expertise, experience, and background is crucial to creating an environment in which creative tensions exist and new ideas emerge. We are committed to making BCG a company in which all individuals have an opportunity to flourish and succeed, regardless of their background, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.”
NBCUniversal, from "Values"
“We at NBCUniversal believe that diversity fosters new ideas—and new ideas are the engine of our success.”
InterContinental Hotels Group, from "Our Winning Ways"
“We believe that it’s the knowledge of our people that really brings our brands to life. Our global strength comes from celebrating local differences whilst understanding that some things should be kept the same.”
Twitter, from "Our Values"
“We’re more alike than we think. But, we’re also pretty complex. We come from families and communities with varied interests, viewpoints, and backgrounds which all weave together to make us, us.”
Victoria's Secret, from "Values"
“We cherish our diversity because embracing others’ thoughts, experiences, hopes and dreams makes our own more complete and connects us to our customers.”