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Black Enterprise: AT&T Among the 40 Best Companies for Diversity

July 8, 2009 12:53 by jllorens

DALLAS, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced that it has been named as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity by Black Enterprise magazine, a premier publication and resource for African-Americans focusing on business, entrepreneurship, careers and financial management.

The 2009 40 Best Companies for Diversity were determined by analyzing responses from a survey administered to major corporations, which consisted of a comprehensive outreach effort to the CEOs and diversity executives of the top 1,000 publicly traded companies, as well as the diversity executives of the 50 leading global companies with strong U.S. operations.

The survey, which focused on activities related to the participation of African-Americans, measured companies in one or more of four key categories: board representation, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity. AT&T was recognized for its strengths in the areas of employee base and supplier diversity. This is the fourth year that AT&T has been included among Black Enterprise's Best Companies for Diversity.

The special report on the best companies for diversity is featured in the July 2009 issue of Black Enterprise magazine. The full list of the Black Enterprise 40 Best Companies for Diversity is available by visiting

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