H&R Block Named to Forbes List of Best Employers for Diversity
Company recognized for inclusive practices and innovative programs for second consecutive year
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 26, 2022) – For the second year in a row H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has been named to Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity 2022. The list, published annually, recognizes companies that perform well in areas such as inclusive practices and workplace culture, based on survey data collected by research firm, Statista.
“We are continually looking for new ways to advance diversity and inclusion across H&R Block. From flexible working options to new associate resource groups – we want to ensure everyone feels seen, heard, and included at Block,” said Tiffany Monroe, Chief People and Culture Officer of H&R Block.
H&R Block has taken action to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment including:
- Joined Gender and Diversity KPI Alliance (GDKA), pledging to consistently use three key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and improve diversity in the workplace.
- Announcing its Equality Action Plan two years ago, which outlines specific actions the company is taking to create racial equity, both within the company and in the communities it serves.
- Joined Catalyst CEO Champions for Change, pledging to increase the representation of women, including women of color, in senior leadership and board positions.
- Formed a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Council to help empower all associates, strengthen communications, break down barriers, and foster a more connected culture across the organization.
“Being recognized by Forbes for two years in a row speaks to the collective impact of our efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at H&R Block,” said Dara Redler, Chief Legal Officer and Executive Sponsor of the Belonging Council at H&R Block. “We know that diverse perspectives make us stronger and we will continue to find new ways to enhance our culture and promote a sense of belonging for everyone.”
H&R Block has previously been recognized by Forbes for other areas of excellence in the workplace including America’s Best Large Employers (2022), Canada’s Best Employers (2022), America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms (2022), World’s Best Employers (2021), America’s Best Employers By State (2021), Best Employers for New Grads (2021), Best Employers for Diversity (2021 & 2022), America’s Best Employers (2021) and Best Employers for Women (2019).
About H&R Block
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) provides help and inspires confidence in its clients and communities everywhere through global tax preparation services, financial products, and small-business solutions. The company blends digital innovation with human expertise and care as it helps people get the best outcome at tax time and also be better with money using its mobile banking app, Spruce. Through Block Advisors and Wave, the company helps small-business owners thrive with innovative products like Wave Money, a small-business banking and bookkeeping solution, and the only business bank account to manage bookkeeping automatically. For more information, visit H&R Block News or follow @HRBlockNews on Twitter.