NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KPMG LLP was named the "Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills" by the Asia Society for the second consecutive year. 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 sixth annual Diversity Leadership Forum, where they honored companies at the forefront of promoting APAs and global diversity.
"We are proud to once again be recognized by the Asia Society as a top company for Asian Pacific American professionals, as it further underscores our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce where everyone has the opportunity to succeed," said Kathy Hannan, National Managing Partner for Diversity and Corporate Responsibility at KPMG. "The efforts led by our national Asian Pacific Islander employee resource group are dedicated to ensuring that talented diverse individuals at KPMG can achieve their career goals."
KPMG also received awards for best practices in Mentoring and Employee Growth and Advancement.
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