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http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/citizenship/diversity.html "The Coca-Cola Company is a model employer for diversity and inclusion within its own work force and as a member of the larger business community. Its leadership on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace is not only reflected in its long-standing achievement of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index, but in its principled support of anti-discrimination legislation that would protect every worker in the United States from being judged on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity." Joe Solmonese President, Human Rights Campaign We believe that associates who are inspired and valued create superior results. We strive to be a great place to work for all of our 92,400 associates globally by fostering safe, open, inclusive and healthy work. We want to ensure that our Company is as diverse and inclusive as our brands and our business. Our inclusive culture is defined by our seven core values: leadership, passion, integrity, collaboration, diversity, quality, and accountability. Our 2020 Vision is the roadmap that guides every aspect of our business. An unwavering focus on people is essential to our achieving sustainable, quality growth. Our People goal is to “Be a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be.” This is supported by our efforts to create a winning culture that defines the attitudes and behaviors that will be required of us to make our 2020 Vision a reality. Diversity is an integral part of who we are, how we operate and how we see the future. Our inclusive culture is defined by our seven core values: leadership, passion, integrity, collaboration, diversity, quality, and accountability. Our central promise at The Coca-Cola Company is to refresh the world in mind, body, and spirit, and inspire moments of optimism; to create value and make a difference. Two assets give us the opportunity to keep this promise – our people and our brand. The Coca-Cola Company leverages a worldwide team that is rich in diverse people, talent and ideas. As a global business, our ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace -- is critical to our sustainability. Our diversity workplace strategy includes programs to attract, retain, and develop diverse talent; provide support systems for groups with diverse backgrounds; and educate all associates so that we master the skills to achieve sustainable growth. We work hard to ensure an inclusive and fair work environment for our associates, all of whom undergo diversity training on a regular basis. We find ongoing dialogue leads to better understanding of our colleagues, our suppliers, our customers, our stakeholders, and ultimately, to greater success in the marketplace. Our associates provide us with invaluable advice on how best to strengthen workplace diversity at The
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course MGT 435 taught by Professor Stepp during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.

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