KPMG Named Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills By Asia Society For Third Consecutive Year

New York-based KPMG LLP (FY14 gross revenue of $6.9 billion) was named the “Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills” by the Asia Society for the third consecutive year as part of the 2015 Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) Corporate Awards. The Asia Society, a leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships among the United States and Asia, made the announcement at their seventh annual Diversity Leadership Forum where companies at the forefront of promoting APAs and global diversity were honored.

“KPMG prides itself on fostering a culture that is both diverse and inclusive, where all of our professionals can reach their full potential,” says Kathy Hopinkah Hannan, national MP of diversity and corporate responsibility at KPMG. “The unique backgrounds and perspectives our Asian American professionals bring to their roles aid KPMG in providing the highest quality service to our clients. We are proud to once again be recognized by the Asia Society for the third year in a row as a top company for Asian Pacific American professionals.”

KPMG was also recognized for distinguished performance as “Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans” and for noteworthy performance in “Promoting Asian Pacific Americans into Senior Leadership Positions.” Additionally, KPMG was recognized as a Best Practice company in the following categories: Recruitment & Selection, Retention, Employee Growth & Advancement, Profit & Loss Leadership Development, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity, Sponsorship and Market Opportunities.

“As the head of a global organization, I can personally attest that diversity is transformative. Companies that recognize this will be best positioned to compete in an increasingly dynamic economy,” says Josette Sheeran, president and CEO of Asia Society. “Asia Society commends all winners for their commitment to Asian and Asian American employees and urges other organizations to follow their lead.”