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May 17, 2023

Hallmark Recognized on Forbes 2023 Top 500 List: “America’s Best Employers For Diversity”

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 17, 2023) — Hallmark Cards, Inc. announced that it has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2023. This list identifies and recognizes the top 500 companies that excel at promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace, based on feedback from employees.  

Partnering with Statista, Forbes conducted an anonymous survey of a diverse pool of 45,000 Americans from large employers to rate their organizations using diverse criteria. Respondents belonging to underrepresented groups were invited to recommend businesses other than their own. 

This recognition highlights Hallmark’s commitment to DE&I and the company’s progress in its DE&I journey. Hallmark is intentional about creating an inclusive environment and encourages employees to celebrate the individual attributes that make each and every Hallmarker unique. This is essential to its culture and continues to be a driving force in creating a more emotionally connected world. 

Hallmark’s inclusive culture is integrated into every aspect of its business, from hiring and vendor relationships to product design and development. It is also reflected through Hallmark’s various Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), including those for African Americans; Asian Americans; employees living with disabilities; Latinxs; members of the LGBTQIA community; active military and veterans of the service; women and young professionals.  

Being named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2023 is just one of several recent accolades for Hallmark. The company has also received the following recognitions: 

To learn more about Hallmark’s culture and DE&I efforts, visit here. 

About Hallmark

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and employing more than 20,000 worldwide, the company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. The Hallmark Global business designs and sells greeting cards, gifts, ornaments and gift packaging in more than 30 languages with distribution in nearly 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Hallmark Media operates three cable networks – Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Mystery, and Hallmark Family – as well as Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription video on-demand streaming service. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Connect on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.