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CSX Again Recognized As Top Company for Veterans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - May
6, 2014 - CSX Corporation (CSX) announced today that the company was ranked
number one on DiversityInc’s Top 10 Companies for Veterans list for the
second year in a row.
DiversityInc recognizes companies with demonstrated
commitments to diverse hiring and business practices. DiversityInc’s
Veterans list showcases companies with strong diversity-management
initiatives that are producing the best results in recruiting and promoting
veterans. The publication has recognized CSX multiple times in recent
“Diversity, engagement and inclusion are essential to achieving
our business objectives,” said Michael J. Ward, CSX chairman, president and
chief executive officer. “We’re proud to create an environment that
attracts, develops and retains the best and brightest talent – including
those with the invaluable experience of serving our country.”
nearly one in five employees a veteran of the armed services, CSX recognizes
the integral role that veterans play. CSX actively works to recruit and
promote veterans, and is honored to be a military-friendly employer. Since
2006, G.I. Jobs has recognized CSX annually as one of the top 50
CSX has a longstanding history of promoting
inclusion and diversity. Employees are encouraged to join one of the
company’s many diversity and inclusion groups, which are employee-driven and
focus on a shared interest. In recent years, CSX has received other honors
from Diversity MBA Magazine, the Association of Diversity Councils,
CollegeGrad.com, Hispanic Business and Disability Matters. Additionally, CSX
is a charter member of GettingHired.com, an organization for employers and
job applicants designed to help the millions of Americans living with
disabilities secure sustainable employment and flourish in their
The annual DiversityInc rankings are a leading assessment of
diversity management in corporate America and globally, comprised of a
voluntary survey that evaluates CEO commitment, human capital, corporate and organizational communications and supplier diversity. This year, 1,215 companies participated in the survey. DiversityInc’s full list of the Top 10 Companies for Veterans in 2014 can be found at http://www.diversityinc.com/top-10-companies-veterans/.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company.
It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and
solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy,
industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than
185 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion
and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan
area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com.
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