The Rise of Religious Inclusion in America’s Fortune 500 Companies

The 2024 Corporate Religious Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI) Index reveals that religious inclusion in America’s top companies is expanding rapidly.

The Religious Freedom & Business Foundation reports a significant increase in Fortune 500 companies incorporating religious diversity into their workplace policies—85.8% in 2024, up from 40.4% in 2022.

The adoption of faith-oriented employee groups has also grown by 68% in two years. American Airlines and Accenture lead the charge, with American Airlines recognized as the top company for religious inclusion.

Cedric Rockamore of American Airlines highlighted their commitment to a supportive, diverse environment where all team members can thrive.

The data shows a notable rise in companies featuring religion on their diversity pages—94%, up from 92% in 2023. Additionally, 97% sponsor employee resource groups for faith and beliefs, and 87% provide spiritual care services.

Brian Grim of RFBF notes these companies as role models, urging others to adopt similar practices to foster inclusive work environments. This trend underscores a growing corporate commitment to embracing and supporting religious diversity.

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