Congratulations to member corporation and board member EY, named DiversityInc's top company for diversity in 2017.
Since 2001, the DiversityInc Top 50 list has been derived exclusively from corporate survey submissions. Companies are evaluated within the context of their own industries. Subsets of the same data submission are used to determine our other lists.
In addition to EY, the following WEConnect International member corporations made the Top 50 list:
In her latest business advice column in The Gleaner, Country Director for WEConnect International in the Caribbean Yaneek Page warns part-time entrepreneurs that they may be cheating themselves. Writes Yaneek:
"A few years ago, I convinced one of my business coaching clients to take three weeks' vacation leave from his full-time job and execute his strategic growth plan during that period. The business experienced its most profitable quarter ever, and their client base doubled. There was no miracle or magic, just a formal sales strategy, tighter team management, constant and aggressive customer prospecting, closer customer relationships, strategic networking and stronger financial controls. Three years later, his only regret is that he didn't resign sooner."
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, a WEConnect International partner organization, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the second annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities. Among those honored were several WEConnect International corporate members, including: