Whirlpool Corporation and Diversity Inc Top 50, 2017Our company has been named a 2017 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company, DiversityInc announced at diversity and inclusion’s keystone event held at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday, May 2. Employee Resource Group leaders Sara Horvath and Darius Reid joined more than 1,000 attendees for the opportunity to learn, network and build business relationships with key leaders of companies at the event that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

“I am proud we earned the honor of being on DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity list for 2017,” said Dave Binkley, Senior VP Global Human Resources. “I would like to thank all of our Whirlpool colleagues who helped earn this distinction through their commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone.”

The DiversityInc Top 50 list, issued annually since 2001, recognizes the nation’s top companies for diversity and inclusion management. The Top 50 companies excel in hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and veterans, and consider:

  • Talent Pipeline (workforce breakdown, recruitment, diameter of existing talent)
  • Talent Development (employee resource groups, mentoring, philanthropy, movement, fairness)
  • Leadership Accountability (responsible for results, communications, visibility)
  • Supplier Diversity (Percent of Tier I and Tier II spend with minority-, women-, LGBT-, disability- and veteran-owned businesses)


About DiversityInc The mission of DiversityInc is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, when many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results will be featured on and in DiversityInc magazine. DiversityInc is a VA certified veteran-owned business and a USBLN certified business owned by a person with a disability.