Asia Society Recognizes Winners of 2019 Best Companies for Asian Pacific Americans Awards

For their efforts in promoting and developing Asian Pacific American (APA) talent, Asia Society has named Discover Financial Services, Inc. the Overall Best Employer in the 2019 edition of the Best Companies for Asian Pacific Americans Awards. For their "distinguished performance" in the field, the awards also recognize independent digital media company BuzzFeed and professional services firm KPMG LLP.

The full list of winners:

Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans

Winner: Discover

Distinguished Performance: BuzzFeed, KPMG


Best Employers:

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Best for Sponsorship and Development of Workforce Skills

Best Employer for Sponsorship and Development of Workforce Skills for APAs

Winner: KPMG
Distinguished Performance: Chevron, Discover

 

 

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Best for Promoting Asian Pacific Americans into Leadership Positions

Best Employer for Promoting APAs into Leadership Positions

Winner: BuzzFeed
Distinguished Performance: Colgate-Palmolive, Credit Suisse

 

 

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Best Asian Pacific American Employee Resource Groups

Best APA Employee Resource Groups

Winner: Chevron
Distinguished Performance: Cigna, Grant Thornton

 

 

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Best for Marketing to Asian Pacific American Consumers

Best Company Marketing to APA Consumers and Investors

Winner: AT&T
Distinguished Performance: PepsiCo, PG&E

 

 

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Best for Promoting Asian Pacific American Women

Best Employer for Promoting APA Women

Winner: BNY Mellon
Distinguished Performance: Credit Suisse, Marriott

 

 

Asia Society Best Employer 2019: Best for Promoting LGBT Asian Pacific American Employees

Best Employer for LGBT Asian Employees

Winner: Goldman Sachs
Distinguished Performance: Marriott, BNY Mellon


Most Innovative Practice Citations:

2019 Most Innovative Practices: Recruitment and Selection

Recruitment and Selection

Grant Thornton (Best of the Best); BuzzFeed; KPMG; Goldman Sachs

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: Retention

Retention

KPMG (Best of the Best); Goldman Sachs

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: Growth and Advancement

Employee Growth & Advancement

Goldman Sachs (Best of the Best); KPMG

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: Profit and Loss

Profit & Loss Leadership Development

Chevron (Best of the Best); Boston Scientific

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: APA Employee Resource Groups

APA Employee Resource Groups

KPMG (Best of the Best); Discover

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: Marketing to APA Consumers and Investors

Marketing to APA Consumers & Investors

AT&T, PepsiCo (tied—Best of the Best); Marriott; PG&E

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: Promoting APA Women

Promoting APA Women

Medtronic (Best of the Best); AT&T

 

 

2019 Most Innovative Practices: LGBT Asian Employees

LGBT Asian Employees

Grant Thornton (Best of the Best); Discover; BNY Mellon

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Press Release

The results are part of a survey honoring employers for their achievements in promoting diversity and the quality of their APA workforce initiatives.