National Diversity Council Delivers a Quantitative Analysis of Diversity and Inclusion in Texas’ Fortune 1000 Companies

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National Diversity Council Delivers a Quantitative Analysis of Diversity and Inclusion in Texas’ Fortune 1000 Companies

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Monday, September 12, 2016 - 3:00pm

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HOUSTON, September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council releases “Workforce Diversity and Corporate Governance: A Quantitative Analysis of Diversity and Inclusion in Texas Fortune 1000 Companies. This report, available at no charge, compares Texas’ Fortune 1000 companies against national, Texas, and local demographics. The report focuses on women and minority representation in executive leadership and on boards of directors. 

“This report is a great first step towards documenting the impact of large corporations’ diversity and inclusion practices,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “Although progress is being made within the general workforce population, Texas still trails national diversity and inclusion norms, especially in positions of executive leadership. Identifying the gaps will assist organizations as they progress towards a more representative workforce.” 

The National Diversity Council utilized various resources such as census reports, corporate websites, internal contacts, and external diversity associations to gather and report accurate information.  The report identifies: (1) the top 25 organizations with the highest percentage of women and minority inclusion; (2) which companies publicize Diversity and Inclusion Statements; (3) the racial and gender representation in leadership (executive or board of directors) positions; and (4) Dallas and Houston area Fortune 1000 companies’ diversity in comparison to the overall minority and women diversity within these two markets. Following a thorough analysis of the collected data, the research team offers a series of graphs and charts to illustrate their findings.

The National Diversity Council hopes that this type of report will provide a benchmark for all Texas companies to measure their own progress.  The report brings attention to the fact that an increasing number of applicants, suppliers and customers take corporate governance demographics into consideration when making employment, association or buying decisions.

The National Diversity Council intends to publish this report on an annual basis.

To see the full report, please visit our Corporate Diversity Research site. For more information about “Workforce Diversity and Corporate Governance” please contact Jim Penny at

Companies surveyed:

  • Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.
  • EP Energy Corporation
  • Plains GP Holdings, L.P.
  • Alliance Data Systems Corporation
  • Exterran Holdings, Inc.
  • Primoris Services Corporation
  • American Airlines Group Inc.
  • Flowserve Corporation
  • Quanta Services, Inc.
  • American National Insurance Company
  • Fluor Corporation
  • RadioShack Corporation
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • FMC Technologies, Inc.
  • Rent-A-Center, Inc.
  • Apache Corporation
  • Fossil Group, Inc.
  • Rush Enterprises, Inc.
  • AT&T
  • GameStop Corp.
  • Sabre Corporation
  • Atmos Energy Corporation
  • Genesis Energy, L.P.
  • Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
  • Service Corporation International
  • Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
  • Halliburton Company
  • Southwest Airlines Co.
  • BMC Software, Inc.
  • HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
  • Southwestern Energy Company
  • Brinker International, Inc.
  • HollyFrontier Corporation
  • Spectra Energy Corporation
  • Buckeye Partners, L.P.
  • iHeartMedia, Inc.
  • Stewart Information Services Corporation
  • Calpine Corporation
  • Insperity, Inc.
  • Sunoco LP
  • Cameron International Corporation
  • J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc.
  • Celanese Corporation
  • KBR, Inc.
  • Sysco Corporation
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Targa Resources Corp.
  • Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
  • Kinder Morgan, Inc.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corporation
  • Comerica Incorporated
  • Kirby Corporation
  • Tesoro Corporation
  • Commercial Metals Company
  • Lennox International Inc.
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • Concho Resources Inc.
  • Linn Energy, LLC
  • The Men's Wearhouse, Inc.
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Marathon Oil Corporation
  • Torchmark Corporation
  • Crown Castle International Corp.
  • Michaels Stores, Inc.
  • Trinity Industries, Inc.
  • CST Brands, Inc.
  • MRC Global Inc.
  • United Services Automobile Association
  • D.R. Horton, Inc.
  • National Oilwell Varco, Inc.
  • Valero Energy
  • Dean Foods Company
  • Neiman Marcus Group LTD Inc.
  • Valhi, Inc.
  • Denbury Resources Inc.
  • Newfield Exploration Company
  • Waste Connections, Inc.
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
  • Nexeo Solutions Holdings, LLC
  • Waste Management, Inc.
  • Dresser-Rand Group Inc.
  • Noble Energy, Inc.
  • Western Refining, Inc.
  • Energy Future Holdings Corp.
  • NuStar Energy L.P.
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.
  • Oceaneering International, Inc.
  • Whole Foods Market, Inc.
  • Enlink Midstream
  • Oil States International, Inc.
  • Willbros Group, Inc.
  • Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
  • Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.
  • EOG Resources, Inc.
  • Pioneer Natural Resources Company


NDC Media Contact:
Dennis Kennedy
Founder & Chair
National Diversity Council

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