Disney Named One Of 2009 Top 50 Companies For Diversity

The Walt Disney Company was named one of the 2009 Top 50 Companies for Diversity in a survey carried out by Diversity Inc. Disney – the only major media and entertainment company to make the list – came in at No. 29, moving up seven places from 2008, the first year in which we participated in the 12-year old survey. 

According to Diversity Inc.: “Disney has worked hard to create an inclusive work force. The company has a perfect score on best practices for mentoring, including training mentors, having formal follow-up and using metrics to assess performance.” This year, Diversity Inc. ranked 401 companies, up 14 percent from last year, on a variety of issues related to diversity; CEO commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organization Communications and Supplier Diversity.