Cox Named No. 17 on DiversityInc 2020 ‘Top 50 Companies’ List
Charla Batey, Cox Communications
949-354-1787 / Charla.Batey@cox.com
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – May 8, 2020 – Cox Communications, has earned the No. 17 spot on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the 15th time the company has been recognized among the nation’s top corporations for its diversity practices, reinforcing Cox’s longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Cox was also recognized as the No. 6 company for LGBTQ employees and ranked 11th for supplier diversity.
“Inclusion is at the forefront of everything we do at Cox Communications,” said Sam Attisha, senior vice president and region manager for Cox’s California markets. “Broad diversity is evident from our workforce to our suppliers and the wide programming options we provide our customers. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and we will continue to find opportunities to enhance our focus on our customers including outreach and support in our communities.”
DiversityInc’s Top 50 rankings are empirically driven and based on 2019 company-submitted data in the following six key areas: 1) Leadership Accountability 2) Human Capital Diversity Metrics 3) Talent Programs 4) Workforce Practices 5) Supplier Diversity and 6) Philanthropy. More than 1,000 participants competed in the annual survey. Cox first appeared on the list in 2006.
In California, Cox provides telecommunications services to homes and businesses in Orange County, Palos Verdes, San Diego, and Santa Barbara.
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Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.
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