Magazine cites mentor program, health insurance coverage and increase
in recruitment as contributing factors.
NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prudential Financial Inc. ranked among top, elite companies providing
career and professional growth opportunities for Latinas in the United
States. Prudential placed fifth on LATINA Style’s 2015 list
of the top 50 U.S. companies for Latinas, up from sixth place last year.
This marks the 18th consecutive year the company was selected
out of more than 800 corporations. Prudential was cited for a number of
factors including an increase in Latina employees, quality health
insurance coverage and mentorship programs.
“This award reflects the diverse and inclusive culture of Prudential,”
Green, vice president and chief diversity officer for Prudential,
who accepted last year’s award at the 17th annual LATINA Style
Awards Lunch and Diversity Leaders Conference in February. “We
believe that our approach to diversity and inclusion is a strategic
growth driver as it is integrated into the way we do business, the way
we support diverse communities, and the way we recruit, develop and
engage our employees. And for us, that’s how we will win in the
LATINA Style also listed Prudential’s commitment to its military
recruitment, career counseling programs and employee resource group, the Hispanic
Heritage Network, as prime examples of its inclusion integration and
professional development for Hispanic women.
Last year, Prudential launched two surveys – the inaugural Hispanic
American Financial Experience and the seventh bi-annual Financial
Experience and Behavior Among Women. Both are part of
Prudential’s signature research series examining financial trends in
America’s diverse communities. The surveys measure financial trends and
attitudes in women and other diverse groups, an example of Prudential’s
dedication to community outreach and breaking barriers.
“Prudential is in the business of people and we understand that
diversity and inclusion is smart business,” said Green. “To get the best
ideas from employees of all backgrounds requires creating a company
culture that allows people to bring their best every day.”
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader, has
operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping
individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth
through a variety of products and services, including life insurance,
annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment
management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for
strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century.
For more information, please visit http://www.news.prudential.com/.
Alicia Alston, 973-802-4446