Seven companies in SLP, among the world’s 100 more diverse
Cisco Systems, Nestlé, 3M, L’oreal, Wal-mart, Manpower And BMW are in the ranking
By Roberto Rocha
Seven companies with presence in San Luis Potosí are included in the ranking of the 100 companies with greater diversity and inclusion in the world, prepared by the information company Thomson Reuters.
The best ranked is Cisco Systems, the technology company located in San Jose, California, United States, ranked 10th, with a diversity and inclusion rating of 78.5 out of 100, although it has no facilities in San Luis Potosí, it has a Cisco Academy at the Universidad Politécnica since more than twelve years ago. Certification for the Cisco Academy allows the Universidad Politécnica to add content in the curricula of Engineering in Information Technology and Engineering in Telematics.
Nestlé, which has a Nestlé Ice Cream plant in the San Luis Potosi Industrial Zone, is ranked 38th in the world ranking with 73.75 points.
3M, a technology and innovation company with global headquarters in Minnesota, United States, has a plant in San Luis Potosí, from which it supplies to all Latin America. In addition, 3M has since 2013 a Center for Innovation and Technological Development in San Luis. The company was placed in the 40th place of the ranking, with 73.5 points.
L’oreal, French cosmetics and beauty company, is located in the 50th place of diversity and inclusion ranking, with 72.75 points. In San Luis Potosí, L’oreal has a plant since 2012.
In the same position is Wal-Mart de Mexico, owner of Wal Mart stores, Bodega Aurrerá, Aurrerá Express, Superama and Suburbia throughout the country.
Manpowergroup is ranked 74th in diversity and inclusion ranking, with 70.75 points. The company of recruitment and outsourcing of personnel and human resources has in San Luis Potosí an office of labor offers, especially for companies of the Industrial Zone.
The last of the companies with a presence in San Luis Potosí in the ranking of diversity and inclusion is BMW, which is ranked 85, with 69.75 points. The German automaker announced in 2014 that it would install a plant in San Luis Potosí, which is projected to start operations next year and operate at full capacity in 2019.
The rankings of the diversity and inclusion index are based on Thomson Reuters’ environmental, social and governance data (ESG), designed to measure in a transparent and objective way the relative performance of more than 6,000 companies and to provide differentiated perceptions to customers, according to the company explained data and information through a press release.
The most diverse and inclusive company in the world is Contact Energy Limited, with 84.25 points.
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