Asia Society Recognizes Companies That Empower Asian Talent at 2018 APA Awards Ceremony

Goldman Sachs was named overall best employer of Asian Pacific Americans at Asia Society’s 2018 Best Asian Pacific American (APA) Employer Awards on Wednesday evening, in a ceremony that also honored the investment bank with an award for being the best employer for Asian Pacific Americans to develop workplace skills.

"We believe we perform at our best when we foster an environment that maximizes the potential of all of our people and reflects the communities and cultures in which we operate," Suzzanne Yao, co-head of the Asian Professionals Network at Goldman Sachs, said in a statement.

The awards, which are facilitated by Asia Society's Global Talent Initiatives, were part of the organization's two-day Diversity & Marketing Leadership Summit. Other award winners include:

Discover: Best Employer for Promoting Asian Pacific Americans into Senior Leadership Positions

BuzzFeed: Best Asian Pacific American Employee Resource Groups

Chevron: Best Employer for Marketing & Support to the Asian Pacific American Community

KPMG: Best Employer for Sponsorship of Asian Pacific Americans

Medtronic: Best Employer for Promoting Asian Pacific American Women

Marriott International: Best Employer for LGBT Asian Employees 

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