PwC outdoes other big firms on DiversityInc's 2011 Top 50 list

Each year, DiversityInc publishes its Top 50 Companys for Diversity, assessing the diversity management in corporate America and globally. This year, all of the Big Four firms have a presence on the new annual listing.
 
A total of 535 companies participated in the survey, the results of which were used to determine the 2011 rankings. Participating firms detailed their firms' attention to four key areas:
 
  • CEO commitment
  • Human capital
  • Corporate and organizational communications
  • Supplier diversity
 
To participate, firms must have at least 1,000 U.S. employees and must complete a survey.
 
Accounting firms and accounting consultancies that are included on the Top 50 list are:
 
 
"Diversity of talent may be the most important asset for businesses today.  In an increasingly connected world, where talent comes from today may not be where it comes from tomorrow," said PwC CEO, Bob Moritz in a published statement. "We believe that our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and flexibility will create significant value for our clients, our stakeholders, our firm and our people."
 
You can view the complete list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity.
 
PwC also picked up Top 10 honors on DiversityInc's  2011 Top 10 Firms for Recruitment and Retention, DiversityInc ranks companies on their ability to recruit women, African Americans, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgenders, and people with disabilities, to retain these people once recruited, and to promote them through the ranks. Cross-cultural mentoring factors into the ranking decision. Ten national companies are named in this ranking. PwC picked up the top spot, with Ernst & Young close on its heels in the #2 spot.
 

You may like these other stories...

Here's a CPA who truly walks the walk. On March 15, Frank Ryan, CPA, departed San Diego, California, with plans to be in Ocean City, Maryland, by July 2 to teach a course at the Maryland Association of CPAs’ (MACPA...
When Theodore J. Flynn first joined the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) in 1970, it was a different world and a different profession.  The "Big Eight" were still headquartered in Boston. Vietnam War...
Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam. Goodrich was hired in 2005, and the following year, he became the CFO of Curtis...

Already a member? log in here.

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Oct 22This webinar will include discussions of important issues in AU-C 800, Audits of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with Special Purpose Frameworks.
Oct 23Amber Setter will show the value of leadership assessments as tools for individual and organizational leadership development initiatives.
Oct 30Many Excel users have a love-hate relationship with workbook links.
Nov 5Join CPA thought leader and peer reviewer Rob Cameron and learn ways to improve the outcome of your peer reviews while maximizing the value of your engagement workflow.