Top Companies for Executive Women 2020+ Winners
This list, in existence for 23 years, is determined by organizations filling out an in-depth survey that measures female demographics at every level, but with an emphasis on women in senior corporate roles, with Profit & Loss (P&L) responsibility, and those earning in the top 20 percent of the organization. Working Mother defines P&L as having the responsibility that involves monitoring the net income after expenses for a department or entire organization, with direct influence on how company resources are allocated.
The 2020 Top Companies for Executive Women application includes more than 200 questions on topics including female representation at all levels, but especially the corporate officer and profit-and-loss leadership ranks.
The application tracks and examines how many employees have access to programs and policies that promote advancement of women and how many employees take advantage of them, plus how companies train managers to help women advance.
To be considered, companies must have a minimum of two women on their board of directors as well as at least 1,000 U.S. employees.