BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second
consecutive year, Sanofi has been named to DiversityInc's 2019 Top
50 Companies for Diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 list recognizes
the nation's top companies for diversity and inclusion management.
The companies on the list excel in areas such as hiring, retaining
and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and
veterans. Sanofi has also been named to two of DiversityInc's
Specialty Lists – Top Companies for LGBT Employees and Top
Companies for Philanthropy.
"As we continue to make progress on inclusion and diversity at
Sanofi, we are delighted to have moved up to number 31 on the
list," said Michelle Carnahan, Head
of North America Primary Care and Chair, U.S. Country
Council. "We depend on the diversity and talents of our
employees to be more innovative, effective and competitive. Doing
so requires that we maximize the power of our differences, so
everyone feels engaged, empowered and included."
Sanofi is committed to building programs and creating policies
that reflect our unwavering commitment to inclusion, including
employee resource groups, diversity recruitment, supplier diversity
and community partnerships. This past year, we launched three new
- Men Advocating Real Change (MARC) Leaders Program in
partnership with Catalyst: Sanofi leaders across all business
units and functions have been engaged in the MARC Leaders Program,
which empowers men to engage in workplace inclusion and helps them
effect change by sharpening their awareness of inequalities,
unconscious bias and privilege in the workplace.
- Women of Color in Pharma: Sanofi also became a Gold
Sponsor of Women of Color in Pharma. Through this partnership, we
enabled Sanofi women of color to become members of the
organization, which includes executive coaching and other benefits
to continue to develop and empower them to reach their full
- Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Gender Parity
Collaborative: Sanofi was one of 12 companies that helped
launch the Collaborative, a consortium of healthcare and life
sciences companies who are taking an active role in accelerating
gender parity. Members are committed to defining strategies,
measuring performance, creating change and inspiring others.
The Top 50 companies were recognized on May 7 at DiversityInc's annual diversity and
inclusion event in New York City.
DiversityInc's survey evaluated more than 1,800 participating
companies with 1,000 employees or more in their U.S. operations for
adoption of diversity management strategies in four key areas:
talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability, and
More information on DiversityInc Top 50 can be found here.
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