“While Stellantis is proud and humbled by what our team has accomplished, earning acknowledgment by DiversityInc and other respected diversity leadership benchmarks, we remain highly motivated to continue to take our commitment to diversity and inclusion to new levels,” said Lottie Hollanddirector – diversity, inclusion, engagement and EO compliance, Stellantis – North America. “Our leaders realize that the conversation on diversity and inclusion must move beyond aspirational statements and focus on intentional outcomes that reflect our values and have tangible economic impact in diverse communities.”
In addition to DiversityInc, some of the company’s recent leadership diversity accomplishments include:
- LATINA Style magazine’s Top 50 Report of companies providing a supportive work environment for Latinas
- Winds of Change magazine’s annual list of top companies providing careers, development and recruiting opportunities for Indigenous STEM professionals
- CADIA (Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion, and Advancement) Diversity Impact Award in the category of Leadership Commitment to Diversity
- Top score on the annual Disability Equality Index, administered by Disability:IN and The American Association of People with Disabilities
Internally, the company supports 11 business resource groups representing a range of affinity communities, including African ancestry, Asian, disabilities, Hispanic, LGBTQ+, Middle Eastern, Native American, veterans, women, working parents and women in manufacturing.
These employee-directed groups each have two executive sponsors and, individually and collectively, pursue initiatives that enhance the Stellantis work culture by focusing on career development of members, celebrating multicultural differences, and bringing value to the company and community through volunteer, charitable and strategic activities.
A key competitive differentiator of the company’s to diversity continues to be its leadership commitment providing opportunities for diverse suppliers, ensuring new opportunities are offered to grow certified minority-, women-, veteran-, LGBTQ+- and disability-owned businesses.
Since 1983, the company has purchased more than $100 billion from diverse-owned suppliers. Last year, Stellantis in North America spent nearly $7.5 billion with diverse suppliers.
In 2021, Stellantis launched the National Black Supplier Development Program in partnership with the National Business League, an automotive industry first. At scale, the program is expected to support business opportunities and development for millions of Black-owned businesses in the US and internationally.
In addition to DiversityInc, some of the company’s recent supplier diversity leadership accomplishments include:
- President’s Award from the National Veterans Business Development Council
- Corporation of the Year Award from the National Minority Supplier Development Council
- Benchmark Corporation of the Year recognition from Rainbow Push Coalition
- Best-in-Class Award from the Great Lakes Women Business Council
- Top Corporation Gold Award from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
- President’s Award from the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council
Since 2001, the DiversityInc survey has been the most comprehensive analysis based on organization-submitted information from some of the largest US employers. The assessment collects data across six key areas, such as leadership accountability, human capital, talent programs, workplace practices, supplier diversity and philanthropy.