LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, was recently commended by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) for promoting diversity.
"On behalf of HACR's Board of Directors, we congratulate Herbalife for keeping Hispanic inclusion top of mind," said Dr. Lisette Garcia, HACR senior vice president, and COO. "By adopting Hispanic inclusiveness, companies such as Herbalife are cultivating a corporate culture that promotes forward thinking which sustains their competitive edge to outpace competitors."
As part of HACR's recognition, Herbalife Nutrition participated in the 2016 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. The survey focuses on the areas of employment, procurement, philanthropy, and governance. This was the third year Herbalife Nutrition participated in the survey.
"Our commitment to ensuring a diverse workforce is simply who we are; it is part of our DNA," said Corren Turner, senior director, Talent Acquisition and Diversity and Inclusion, Herbalife. "We appreciate HACR's recognition of our work and look forward to working with HACR and other organizations to ensure that we provide meaningful opportunities for all populations."
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Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Herbalife Independent Members in more than 90 countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.5 billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of financial and other information about the company at http://ir.Herbalife.com. The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time, as information is updated and new information is posted. To learn more, visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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