Recognition

Honors for our work in diversity, inclusion and the workplace

As a company whose culture is built on helping and improving the lives of others, being recognized for our commitment to diversity and inclusion is an honor we value highly. Lilly’s record as a diverse employer consistently earns praise from third parties. Recognitions include:

2014:

  • Black EOE Journal, "Best of the Best" lists, Top Disability-Friendly, Top LGBT-Friendly Company
  • DiversityInc, "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" 2014, which recognizes corporate diversity best practices
  • Hispanic Network Magazine, "Best of the Best" list, Top Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies
  • Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality"
  • LATINO magazine, Latino 100, list of top 100 companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos
  • PM360, Pharmaceutical/Biotech Company of the Year
  • Professional Woman’s Magazine, "Best of the Best" lists, Top Diversity Employer, Top Supplier Diversity Program, Top LGBT-Friendly Company, Top Disability-Friendly Company
  • Working Mother magazine, "100 Best Companies"

2013:

  • Working Mother magazine 100 Best Companies
  • National Association for Female Executives "Top Companies for Executive Women"
  • Professional Woman's magazine "Top Diversity Employer"
  • Professional Woman's magazine, Top Healthcare Company, Best of the Best list
  • 2020 Women on Boards "Winning Company" for commitment to diversity on the company's board of directors
  • Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund "Corporate Partner of the Year"
  • LATINO magazine, Latino 100, list of top 100 companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos
  • LATINO magazine STEM25
  • Hispanic Network magazine, Top Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies, Best of the Best list
  • Black EOE Journal, Top Employer in Health Care, Best of the Best list
  • Indiana Minority Business magazine, Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award
  • America China Society of Indiana "Friend of China and Friend of Indiana Award"
  • Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality"
  • Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Workplace Excellence Finalist
  • WorkLife Matters Top Companies for LGBT Equality
  • Dave Thomas Foundation Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace
  • Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Semifinalist and State-level Pro Patria Award for demonstrating support to Guard and Reserve employees through leadership and practices  

2012:

  • Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality"
  • Asia Society "Best in Class Employers of Asian Pacific American Professionals" Finalist
  • DiversityInc "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" and the "Top Company for Working Families"
  • National Association of Female Executives "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women"
  • Working Mother Magazine "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers"​
  • Out and Equal’s "Workplace Excellence Award" Finalist
  • Work Life Matters Magazine "Top Companies for LGBT Equality" 

2011:

  • DiversityInc "Top 50 Companies for Diversity"
  • Ranked 16th on the Global 25 list and 12th on the North American list for top global companies for leaders by Aon Hewitt in partnership with FORTUNE and the RBL Group.
  • National Association of Female Executives "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women"
  • Working Mother Magazine "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers"
  • Dave Thomas Foundation "Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces"
  • Human Rights Campaign "Best Places to Work Corporate Equality Index"
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Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.