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Led by Susan Hamilton, assistant vice president of diversity and chief diversity officer, CSX has demonstrated strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. With 1 in 5 employ- ees at CSX serving or having served in the military, the
freight-transportation company has become an employer of choice
for veterans. By forming relationships with military-installation
liaisons, the company actively recruits at military bases throughout
its geographical footprint.
CSX also has one of the most effective military employee-resource
groups anywhere; its Military Affinity Group (MAG) serves as a
recruiting and mentoring source, helping to transition the military to
civilian life. In 2010, Michael J. Ward, chairman, president and CEO,
donated $1 million to the Wounded Warrior Project, a national non-
profit in Jacksonville, Fla. The group provides programs and services
to severely injured service members. Ward’s support of diversity is
strong and includes regular meetings with ERGs, using the corporate
intranet to communicate his commitment to diversity and linking
executive compensation to diversity goals.
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F or the fifth consecutive year, Cummins has been named to the DiversityInc Top 50 list, moving up from No. 26 in 2010 to No. 18 this year. The company performed well in all four areas measured on the DiversityInc survey.
Chairman and CEO Tim Solso gets top honors for his diversity commitment, including meeting once a month with employee-resource
groups and chairing the company’s diversity council, which meets regularly to set diversity goals and assess success.
Solso is involved with the Initiative for Global Development, whose
mission is to fight poverty around the world by promoting economic
development. As part of his role, he is active in an effort called Frontier
100, which pairs U.S. CEOs with African CEOs in a mentoring and
The company has mandatory diversity training for its entire workforce. Cummins also has a solid supplier-diversity program, with 9. 6
percent of Tier I (direct contractor) procurement going to minority-owned suppliers. The company offers mentoring, training and financial
assistance to its diverse suppliers.
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