Date: 20 February 2020
“A diverse and inclusive environment is exceptionally important for how Eastman will continue to innovate and deliver on our strategy,” said Mark Costa, Eastman’s Board Chair and CEO. “Eastman is a 100-year-old company and we’ll be here for another hundred years by continuing to focus on growing a powerfully diverse workforce with increasingly diverse talents, perspectives and experiences that bring the best ideas to the table. We’re exceptionally proud to be recognized by Forbes and Statista Inc., as a Best Employer for Diversity for 2020.”
Out of the tens of thousands of qualified organizations in the United States, 500 companies earned this distinction, and Eastman is one of them.
The study was an anonymous online survey taken by more than 60,000 employees working for firms or institutions that employ 1,000 or more people. The following parameters were considered in the study: age, gender equality, ethnicity, physical ability, LBGTQA+ and general diversity. Additionally, an index of objective and publicly available diversity KPIs were considered.
The full awards list is available on the Forbes website (www.forbes.com/best-employers-diversity)