Turner's commitment to diversity has been demonstrated consistently in its people, programming, and perspective. In 2005, the company showed continuing improvement in the sourcing, recruitment, and hiring of minorities and women at the director and vice-president levels. Turner reached diverse audiences through an array of innovative programming and content. Its Entertainment Multicultural Market Development department was expanded in 2005 and charged with raising internal awareness of emerging markets, identifying non-traditional advertising and sponsorship opportunities, and encouraging diversity in its original programming.
46. HSBC – NORTH AMERICA
Prospect Heights, IL
HSBC partners with a variety of top-tier minority professional organizations, including the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, to help identify and recruit future leaders. HSBC also supports eight employee network groups, including a Hispanic and Latin American Diversity Committee, which facilitate open discussion and promote professional development of its diverse employees. HSBC actively pursues and recruits suppliers who are certified as minority- or women-owned by thirdparty agencies.
47. MORGAN STANLEY
New York, NY
Morgan Stanley has long believed that its leadership is predicated on having the best people who offer the best advice to its clients in a first-class manner. Throughout Morgan Stanley's history, its innovative ideas and cutting-edge financial products have been developed by a diverse group of the most talented individuals. From the company's recruiting and career development programs, to its supplier-diversity and work-life programs, Morgan Stanley's commitment to diversity is unparalleled.
48. INTEL CORP.
At Intel, a leading manufacturer of computer, networking, and communications products, diversity is a way of life. Its employees' distinct qualities make it possible to deliver innovative products that are revolutionizing the way that people live and work. The Supplier Diversity and Community Outreach programs support the development of Intel's local communities, and Intel's education programs are aimed at increasing opportunities for Hispanics and other under-represented minorities from underserved communities.
49. TRIBUNE CO.
Tribune has achieved significant progress in diversity since the creation of a diversity management office in 1998. Hispanics make up 7.5 percent of all Tribune managers and its board of directors is 17 percent Hispanic. Tribune's diversity is also reflected in its publishing, broadcasting, and online activities. From Spanish-language Hoy, to many other niche and television programming, Tribune offers consumers a diverse range of news and information sources.
50. FORD MOTOR CO.
With more than 200 awards from publications and organizations recognizing Ford's diverse and inclusive culture, diversity remains one of the company's key business strategies. Its Executive Council on Diversity is comprised of top executives and officers from every Ford operation. Its Supplier Diversity Program encourages large suppliers to work with smaller minority- and women-owned businesses to empower diverse communities through wealth creation. Ford has partnered with CVM Diversity Question to create an interactive, Internet-based reporting program called M-Tier, which will track diverse supplier spending at all levels of Ford's value chain.
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