May 3, 2018
AmerisourceBergen Named a 2018 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for the Second Year in a Row
Forge, Pa. – AmerisourceBergen has been recognized by
DiversityInc as a ‘Noteworthy’ company for diversity, based on its hiring,
retention and promotion of women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT
and veterans. This marks the second year in a row AmerisourceBergen has
received this notable distinction, which is awarded to companies that have
shown continued momentum in diversity and inclusion practices.
“At AmerisourceBergen, we believe we have a responsibility to create healthier futures – for everyone. We are committed to fostering an open and inclusive environment that ensures our associates, business partners and community members are valued, respected and appreciated for their unique perspective and talents that collectively enhance the delivery and quality of care. We are proud and honored to once again be recognized by DiversityInc for our achievements and continued progress,” said Kathy Gaddes, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at AmerisourceBergen.
As a global healthcare solutions leader, AmerisourceBergen fosters inclusion through its employee resource groups that promote an open exchange of ideas across all associates, training courses to promote an inclusive and respectful workplace and its Supplier Diversity Program. This year, AmerisourceBergen also received a perfect score of 100 percent from the Human Rights Campaign on its annual Corporate Equality Index and a designation as a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
DiversityInc’s extensive annual survey tracks the nation’s top companies for diversity and inclusion management. The award is based on data that ranks information about recruitment, talent development, senior leadership commitment and supplier diversity.
"Events of the past year have demonstrated that decisive ethical leadership is necessary to guide any organization to success," notes Luke Visconti, founder and CEO of DiversityInc. "Successful leaders hold themselves accountable to be culturally competent, a skill that requires constant learning. DiversityInc Top 50 Companies have a metrics-evidenced ability to treat people more fairly than other large companies. They also have a greater-than-average return for their shareholders."
For a look at all of DiversityInc’s 2018 rankings, please visit https://www.diversityinc.com.
AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions that improve access to care. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our 21,000 associates—we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #11 on the Fortune 500, with more than $150 billion in annual revenue. The company is headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa. and has a presence in 50+ countries. Learn more at amerisourcebergen.com.