CEO commitment and diversity-management practices
played a major role when determining the best companies
for Asian Americans. In the demographic area, we looked
at retention and promotion rates as well as representation
in the work force and in management in three levels. We also
examined supplier diversity and philanthropic contributions.
No. 1: Hewlett-Packard
No. 2: Abbott
No. 3: New York Life Insurance Co.
No. 4: Merrill Lynch & Co.
No. 5: Southern California Edison Co.
No. 6: Sempra Energy
No. 7: Novartis Pharmaceutical
No. 8: Merck & Co.
Top 10 Companies for
No. 9: HBO
No. 10: Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.