NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife has been named to HispanicBusiness Inc.’s 2014 list of the “Best Companies for Diversity.” The list is an annual benchmark of corporate America’s commitment to diversity practices with a particular focus on supply chain.
“At MetLife, our commitment to diversity and inclusion not only centers on our employees, but also focuses on building and sustaining relationships with a diverse set of suppliers,” said Elizabeth Nieto, global chief diversity and inclusion officer, MetLife. “MetLife has taken a number of steps to ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce from attracting top talent from diverse backgrounds, providing mentorship and development programs to equip future leaders, and partnering with a diverse supplier base that reflects the diversity of our customers.”
HispanicBusiness evaluates Fortune 1,000 companies, American subsidiaries of Global 500 companies, and large U.S. public and private companies based on five broad categories: Board and Leadership; Recruitment; Retention and Promotion; Marketing and Community Outreach, and Supplier Diversity. MetLife is among the 45 companies that made this year’s list.
More information on the Best Companies for Diversity as well as the complete list can be found at hispanicbusiness.com.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately 100 million customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com