Company recognized as leader in diversity and inclusion
NEW YORK, July 24, 2018—New York Life was named to Diversity Best Practices (DBP) second annual Inclusion Index, which provides data and insight into how participating organizations fared in three areas: best diversity and inclusion practices in recruitment, retention, and advancement; company culture; and demographic transparency.
"Being named to the DBP Inclusion Index illustrates that fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace is a top priority for us," said Kathleen Navarro, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life. "Participation in the Index helps us to evaluate our strategies, gain important insights and stay on top of emerging best practices, which all play a part in why we are recognized as a Diversity and Inclusion leader."
New York Life was among the 31 organizations being recognized for superior achievement, earning a score of at least 81 %, and qualifying it as a Leading Index organization. Another 42 earned scores of at least 65% percent to qualify for the Inclusion Index. This year, 124 organizations participated in the 2018 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index, more than double the amount last year.
Results reveal opportunities for all organizations to amplify their diversity and inclusion efforts for greater effectiveness.
The Inclusion Index Data Snapshot featuring highlights from the report can be found here: diversitybestpractices.com. Completed applications were collected online from December 2017 to March 2018.
Diversity Best Practices, a division of Working Mother Media, is the preeminent organization for diversity thought leaders to share best practices and develop innovative solutions for culture change. Through research, benchmarking, publications and events, DBP offers members information and strategies on how to implement, grow, measure and create first-in-class diversity programs.