Forbes employer diversity list highlights tech industry has “a long way to go”

In the year that the #MeToo movement highlighted the problem of harassment in the workplace, a renewed focus on the issue of diversity was a defining feature of 2018.

Today, Forbes published its Best Employers For Diversity 2019 list, a ranking of US companies that have taken significant steps to improve diversity within their organisations.

Working with Statista, Forbes surveyed 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees, and came up with a list of 500 companies going some way to improve diversity.

Metal packaging company Ball came out on top for its “dedication to cultivating a diverse, inclusive culture”. But as well as highlighting those who are actively combatting underrepresentation in the corporate world, it also brought to light the shortcomings of others.

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