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​Delta on Monday hosted the Hispanic Corporate Council of Atlanta's (HCCA) Annual Forum, in partnership with the company's Latin American Hispanic Business Resource Group (LAHEN). Among the 300 attendees were more than 120 Delta employees as well as representatives from 41 companies who came to share their experiences and learn ...
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Delta's Supplier Diversity team is proud to honor the contributions of the company's top minority-owned, women-owned and small business suppliers. From Sept.15 to Oct.15, the team joins Delta and the entire nation in observing National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors ...
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Delta has been named to Black Enterprise magazine’s list of the 50 Top Companies for Supplier Diversity. Delta is the only airline to make the list. Among the criteria for inclusion are key barometers of supplier diversity excellence – diverse spend, national awards and recognition and overall corporate commitment to ...
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Delta has been named one of the nation’s “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” for the second year in a row. The accolade comes via the 2017 Disability Equality Index, an extensive survey presented by the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) ...
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Dozens of middle and high schoolers were recently honored for completing Atlanta’s Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy during a graduation ceremony inside Delta’s Training Center Auditorium. The weeklong program, hosted by Delta and the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), provided students with mentoring, training and exposure to dozens of ...
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A few months after the tragic shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Mathew Palmer received a phone call: “My son just came out to me. I don’t know what to do.” Calls like this aren’t unusual for Palmer, a New York-based flight attendant who supports the airline’s LGBTQ community ...
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Delta CEO Ed Bastian has signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, a CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As a collaborative group of more than 175 CEOs at many of the world’s leading companies, the leaders have agreed to take action ...
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Delta’s Diversity and Inclusion Council recently sponsored the Emerging 100 Leaders Awards and Sponsorship Gala of Atlanta held at the Delta Flight Museum. The event highlighted several remarkable students who were being honored for their perseverance and achievement for academic excellence in the face of adversity. Eric Phillips, Delta's Senior ...
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Delta celebrated its top diverse suppliers and supplier diversity advocates at the company’s 18th annual Star Awards recognition event on March 22 at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta. For 18 years, the Star Awards program has honored the contributions of Delta’s top small-business, minority-owned and women-owned suppliers, as well ...
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Fostering an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion is core to Delta’s culture. In a new video, Ryan DiGiovanni-Hersh, Analyst – Domestic Pricing, shares that the company’s values are what make Delta so special. “They [Delta people] respect opinions of others and show it through their actions, not just words,” he ...
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Joanne Smith, Delta’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, congratulated the airline's employees worldwide on receiving three workplace awards in a week. The awards reflect the airline’s efforts to build a great place to work for all its employees. “This list of awards is remarkable, but it is ...
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Delta received two workplace honors this week from Great Place to Work, in partnership with Fortune magazine. The organization announced that Delta has been named among the 50 Best Companies for Diversity (ranked No. 2), as well as the 10 Best Companies for African-Americans (ranked No. 5). Delta is the ...
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Delta continues to investigate a story surfaced by Dr. Tamika Cross in a recent post on Facebook. We are troubled by any accusations of discrimination and take them very seriously. The experience Dr. Cross has described is not reflective of Delta’s culture or of the values our employees live out ...
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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday made clear he would “reject any measure that ‘allows discrimination in our state in order to protect people of faith,’” the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The statement came as momentum builds for House Bill 757 which already passed the Georgia Senate, and would allow opponents ...
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Delta recently launched an enhanced supplier registration portal and locator system to help grow its base of small and diverse-owned suppliers. The updated system makes it easier for small and diverse-owned firms worldwide to do business with the airline through several features, including: Ability for prospective suppliers to quickly register ...