MGM MIRAGE scores for diversity

DiversityInc Magazine has revealed that MGM MIRAGE
has been named to its sixth annual “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list.This is first time that MGM MIRAGE has been selected to the Top 50 list.
MGM MIRAGE is the only gaming company to make the list.
  A total of 256 companies, a 100 percent increase over the last three
years, competed for a spot on the highly coveted list developed by one of
America’s leading business publications for diversity. The list of winners
was announced today on and a more detailed analysis of
the companies will be featured in the June issue of DiversityInc magazine.
  “MGM MIRAGE’s commitment to diversity starts with its CEO and extends
to all aspects of its business,” said Luke Visconti, partner and cofounder
of DiversityInc. “As a Top 50 company, MGM MIRAGE demonstrated strong
unbiased recruitment and retention as well as excellence in communications
and supplier diversity. It is a commitment to these management practices
that have earned MGM MIRAGE the recognition on the Top 50 list,” he said.
  “We are proud to be recognized by one of the leading authorities on
corporate diversity for having a well-rounded diversity initiative,” said
Terry Lanni, Chairman and CEO of MGM MIRAGE. “I salute our team of talented
and hard-working employees who are dedicated to driving diversity at MGM
  According to DiversityInc, each company’s ranking was based on four
areas the survey measured—CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate
Communications and Supplier Diversity. New this year was the requirement
that companies on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list
demonstrate consistent strength in all four areas. Also, more weight was
given to CEO Commitment, the most crucial of the four areas measured.