2023 “Best-of-the-Best” Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2023

Washington, DC — The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), proudly announces the eighth annual cohort of Best-of-the-Best corporations in America dedicated to diversity and inclusion across diverse segments. The prestigious Best-of-the-Best designation will be presented at the Best-of-the-Best Awards on November 30, as part of NBIC Unity Week.

NGLCC spearheaded the formation of the NBIC, representing a total of over $9 trillion in annual economic strength along with significant contributions to the marketplace and workplace. Only companies achieving industry-leading results across all diverse segments are eligible to receive this prestigious designation from the NBIC, whose members include:

  • The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • Disability:IN
  • The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA)
  • The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc (USBC)
  • The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC)
  • The U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC)
  • WEConnect International
  • Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)
  • The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

NGLCC Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson stated, “The Best-of-the-Best designation celebrates corporations for their unwavering commitment to America’s diverse employees and business owners, including LGBTQ people, persons of color, women, veterans, and people with disabilities. This designation is highly competitive and is bestowed only upon corporations that continually strive to strengthen and celebrate diversity. These honored corporations are true leaders in ongoing global commitments to create a better future for all diverse communities in business.”

The 2023 Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion are:

  • AARP
  • Accenture
  • ADP
  • American Express
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Capital One
  • Chevron
  • The Cigna Group
  • Comcast NBCUniversal
  • Corning Incorporated
  • Corteva Agriscience
  • Cox
  • CVS Health
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Fannie Mae
  • FedEx
  • Google
  • GSK
  • The Hershey Company
  • Hilton
  • Humana
  • Intel Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kellanova
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
  • Macy’s, Inc.
  • Merck
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • New York Life
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Paramount Global
  • PG&E
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • RTX
  • Salesforce
  • Sodexo
  • T-Mobile US, INC
  • Target
  • TIAA
  • Toyota Motor North America
  • Travel + Leisure Co.
  • Truist
  • U.S. Bank
  • United Parcel Service
  • United Health Group
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Wells Fargo

NGLCC Co-Founder & CEO Chance Mitchell emphasized, “Demonstrating commitment to diversity is not only the right thing to do, but it’s also the smartest thing to do for businesses large and small. The select group of Fortune 500 companies honored with a Best-of-the-Best designation are innovators and trailblazers for inclusion, consistently raising the bar for themselves, their peers, and their competitors. While we pause to honor some extraordinary leaders at the Best-of-the-Best Awards, the great work of ensuring opportunity for all of us is a year-round commitment. The NGLCC and the NBIC look forward to working with all of these great companies for decades to come in shaping a more inclusive economy for all.”

ABOUT NGLCC:
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBTQ people. NGLCC is the exclusive certification body for LGBT-owned businesses. For more information, visit our website.

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