Newark-based Prudential Financial is coming in on all the lists and rankings lately as a top company.
And most recently, Prudential announced Monday that it was named by LATINA Style Magazine as one of the top 50 companies for Latinas in the United States.
According to the announcement, Prudential came in at No. 8 on the annual list in recognition of it supplier diversity program and of the use of the firm's employee resource group to retain Latinos within the company and the increase in Latina employees, including at the senior level.
Prudential has ranked on LATINA Style's top 50 report for 16 consecutive years, the announcement said.
"This award is a testament to our commitment to diversity and, equally as important, to inclusion," said Michele C. Green, vice president and chief diversity office for Prudential. "We are proud to have earned a top 10 spot on such a prestigious list again, and look forward to doing the work required to stay on the list."
Prudential accepted the award at the 16th annual LATINA Style 50 Award & Diversity Leaders Conference in early February, the announcement said.
In addition to providing professional development opportunities for employees, Prudential's Hispanic Heritage Network partners with the company on many business initiatives.
"Being named to the LATINA Style 50 is a validation of our efforts to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce, and to forge strong partnerships within the nation's fastest growing population," Green said.
The LATINA Style 50 evaluates more than 800 U.S. companies on issues that readers identified as most important to them in the workplace.
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