Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Announces Top American Companies for Women’s Business Enterprise Hall of Fame and Top American Companies: Resilience Edition

The top companies honored by WBENC have demonstrated a dedicated commitment to the survival and success of women-owned businesses in 2020 and 2021

ATLANTE, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to announce that 18 companies have been named to America’s Best Companies Hall of Fame for Women’s Business Enterprises and 63 companies have been honored with the prestigious America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBE): Resiliency Edition award.

WBENC congratulates the recipients of the Top Corporations Hall of Fame for their dedication to successfully implementing world-class diversity and inclusion programs that enable growth and innovation, while breaking down barriers for women entrepreneurs. The WBENC Hall of Fame award for Best Companies for Women in Business Enterprises illustrates outstanding leadership in corporate supplier diversity programs and supply chains. These companies set the highest standards and a sustained commitment to leading practices and innovation in their support of women-owned businesses.

Additional recognition goes to America’s Top Corporations: Resiliency Edition, which has shown an increased commitment to supporting and working with women-owned businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the ongoing challenges facing the world. .

Supplier diversity leadership efforts by Top Corporations Hall of Fame and Top Corporations: Resiliency Edition winners throughout 2020 and 2021 include:

  • Involvement and contributions to WBENC COVID-19 initiatives, such as targeted problem-solving sessions around the crisis related to supplier diversity, procurement and supply chains.
  • Support for enhanced WBENC virtual programming, including WeTHRIVE, an executive training and development program delivered throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, and participation in industry-specific engagement opportunities industry with the WBEs.
  • Commitment to the development of a financial resource center, the WBENC Financial Center of Excellence, providing financial support and educational resources.
  • Grant programs through WBENC Women of Color, WBENC Pitch, NextGen, and WBENC Certification providing much-needed funds to women entrepreneurs, especially women of color.
  • Increased engagement with WBENC Certified Suppliers where possible, through a WBENC COVID-19 Supplier and Resource Center, for needed products and/or services, ranging from testing supplies and services, to PPE and sanitizing and cleaning products.

All Top Corporations Hall of Fame and Top Corporations: Resiliency Edition Honored at WBENC 2022 National Conference June 7 – 9, 2002 in Atlanta, Georgiathe first large-scale event for the WBENC network since 2019.

The America’s Best Companies Hall of Fame for Women’s Business Enterprises is (in alphabetical order):

AT&T
Bank of America
BP
Bristol Myers Squibb
Capital one
Chevron
Exxon Mobil
EY
IBM
General Motors Company
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Marriott International
Shell
TOYOTA
UPS
walmart
Wells Fargo

The best US companies for Women’s Business Ventures: Resilience Edition are (in alphabetical order):

AARP
Adient
Allstate Insurance Company
Altria Group, Inc.
AT&T
Bristol Myers Squibb
Bank of America
BP America, Inc.
Entertainment Caesars
Capital one
Chevron
Cummins inc.
Cushman and Wakefield
SVC Health
Dell Technologies
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Energy DTE
ExxonMobil Corporation
EY
fedex
Ford Motor Company
General Motors Company, LLC
Google (Alphabet Inc.)
GSK
hilton
Home Depot, Inc.
Development and Manufacturing Honda of America, LLC.
IBM Corporation
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kellogg Company
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Macy’s Inc.
ManpowerGroup
Marriott International
MassMutual
Medtronic
Merck & Co.
Meta Platforms, Inc.
Nissan North AmericaInc.
Office Depot, Inc.
Procter & Gamble
PepsiCo, Inc.
Pfizer Inc.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Pitney Bowes Inc.
Raytheon Technologies
Robert Demi
Southern California Edison
Shell UNITED STATESInc.
Stellantide
Target company
The Coca-Cola Company
T-Mobile US Inc.
TOYOTA
UPS
Verizon
VISTRA
Walmart Inc.
The Walt Disney Company
Waste Management
well Fargo

To learn more about the WBENC National Conference and America’s Best Companies for WBEs, visit https://www.wbenc.org/.

About the WBENC

WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of women-owned, controlled and operated businesses in the world. United States. WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) to deliver its world-class certification standard to women-owned businesses nationwide. WBENC is also the leading national advocate for women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs, supported by more than 450 corporate members, most of whom are Fortune 500. Throughout the year, WBENC provides business development opportunities to member companies, government agencies and more than 18,000 women-owned businesses certified at events and other forums. Learn more at www.wbenc.org

SOURCE National Council of Women Entrepreneurs