Stanley Black & Decker Wins Four Comparably Awards

Stanley Black & Decker has won four Comparably Awards including Best CEO for Diversity and Women, Best Leadership Teams and Best Companies for Professional Development.


“Our country is witnessing a pivotal point in history – one where our focus on diversity and inclusion is paramount,” said Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion Kim Williams. “We’re honored to receive these awards from Comparably demonstrating Stanley Black & Decker’s commitment to creating a culture where inclusiveness is a reflex, not an initiative. And we’ll continue on this mission until there’s equality for all.”


Stanley Black & Decker has put various strategic initiatives in place to address inclusion. The company has supported the creation of nine employee resource groups (ERGs), with more than 75 chapters globally. They are formed around various dimensions of diversity, and allow members and allies to develop a deep sense of pride, passion and belonging in our culture, career development, community engagement and commercial innovation.


Stanley Black & Decker has also participated in the Business Roundtable Diversity & Inclusion Index, where the largest U.S.-based employers are committed to building a more inclusive environment. And President and CEO Jim Loree was among a group of prominent CEOs to sign on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion.


In 2019, Stanley Black & Decker partnered with the NeuroLeadership Institute to develop a set of leadership principles that help guide the organization in developing effective leaders. These leadership principles were custom-tailored and centered around our organization and its needs.


“Comparably’s annual awards are based solely on how employees rate their companies and executives,” said Jason Nazar, Comparably CEO. “The recognitions are meant to highlight workplaces that inspire, encourage and support diverse voices and contributions. A big congratulations to Jim Loree and Stanley Black & Decker.”


Comparably Awards are derived from sentiment ratings provided by employees who anonymously rate their employer throughout the year. Winners are determined based on a series of 50+ structured and comprehensive workplace questions in nearly 20 core culture categories, including: Compensation, Leadership, Professional Development, Work-Life Balance, and Perks & Benefits, to name a few.

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