For the ninth year, LATINA Style magazine, a lifestyle publication for professional Hispanic women, has recognized Aflac for its commitment to workforce diversity.
The 2008 LATINA Style 50 Report recognizes companies that are sensitive to Latinas' workplace needs and goals. It also highlights U.S. businesses that offer the best career opportunities for Hispanic women.
Brenda Mullins, second vice president and diversity officer for Aflac Human Resources, said it was an honor for Aflac to appear on the list.
"We value our talented and diverse workforce and pride ourselves in creating an environment that fosters career advancement opportunities for all our employees," she said in a statement.
More than 1,000 companies were evaluated by LATINA Style for this report, which was based on 2007 data. Evaluation areas including the number of Latina executives, mentoring programs, educational opportunities, alternative work policies and job retraining.
Aflac, along with the 49 other firms on the magazine's list, will be honored in February at LATINA Style's annual awards ceremony in Washington D.C.