LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Publix was recognized as one of The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune magazine’s 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity. Publix ranked No. 6 on this year’s list.
Vice President of Talent Management Marcy Benton commented on the recognition, “We work to provide an inclusive environment for all our associates, and we are proud of the diversity that exists in our Publix family.”
The list of Best Workplaces for Diversity is based on surveys by diverse employees in the multiple industries, including retail. Companies are rated on many factors, including fairness, morale and inclusion in the workplace.
For additional information on the list, visit Fortune’s website at www.fortune.com.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently Publix has 1,163 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.