Adecco recognized for leadership in corporate diversity & inclusion


Adecco Group Receives 2009 Congress of Diversity Executives Leadership in Diversity Award from Career Communications Group.

 MELVILLE, N.Y. (February 20, 2009) – Adecco Group North America, the world’s leading recruitment and workforce solutions provider, has been recognized as a recipient of the 2009 Congress of Diversity Executives Leadership in Diversity Award (CODY) by Career Communications Group (CCG).

The CODY Awards are presented by Career Communications Group (CCG), the publisher of several magazines geared toward diverse professionals.  According to CCG, Adecco is a leader amongst corporate entities because of the firm’s innovation, creativity and courage in addressing diversity and inclusion issues.

“At Adecco, we believe that diversity is crucial to the success of any organization,” said Lois Cooper, vice president of Diversity and Inclusion for Adecco Group North America.  “We are proud to be recognized as an industry leader in corporate diversity, and will continue our focus on being an innovator in our diversity and inclusion programs for our 6,000 colleagues and the 500,000 associates we work with each year here in .”

The CODY Award winners, a broad spectrum of corporate, academic, and government entities, were honored on Thursday, February 19, 2009, at the at Camden Yards in downtown

In addition to the CODY award, Adecco has recently been honored with the Henry Viscardi Jr. Legacy Award, and named a Top 100 Company to Work For by Savoy Professional magazine.


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