Newsweek Names Continental Automotive One of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity

  • For the first time, Continental Automotive has been named one of the Greatest Workplaces for Diversity in 2024 by Newsweek
  • The recognition demonstrates Continental’s continued dedication to its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
  • This is the second year Newsweek has featured the top large and mid-size companies recognized for respecting and valuing individuals from different walks of life

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Continental Automotive, a leading technology company, today announced it has been named one of Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity in 2024. This is the first time the company has been acknowledged for this honor.

The annual list features the top large and mid-size companies recognized by employees for valuing diversity and cultivating a dynamic environment where new ideas come to life through a mix of perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. The study, conducted by data research firm Plant-A Insights, independently interviewed more than 220,000 employees in the United States and collected over 1.5 million comprehensive company reviews. The study is one of America’s largest independent workplace studies.

“We are very proud to be recognized by Newsweek for our diversity and inclusion efforts,” said Aruna Anand, President & CEO, Continental Automotive, North America. “Our company goal is to create value for a better tomorrow, that means for everyone and with everyone. Every voice and each person brings their passion and skills to work together as a team. This is embedded in our culture and ingrained in our company values.”

From supplier diversity to employee resource groups (ERGs), DE&I is rooted in Continental’s processes and culture. To ensure this commitment progresses, the company has identified three pillars that drive its efforts — creating an inclusive culture, ensuring a diverse workforce and investing in communities. Additionally, Continental has significantly grown its ERGs internally. ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups that aim to foster a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with the company’s core values. To learn more about Continental’s DE&I efforts, please visit:

Continental continues to be recognized nationally as an employer of choice. Most recently Continental was named as one of America’s Best Employers for Women 2023 by Forbes magazine and 2023 Best Large Employer by Forbes. The company was also named a 2021-2022 Certified Great Place to Work®. In 2020, Fortune magazine named the company one of the 18 Best Big Companies to Work For – and the only manufacturing company to make the prestigious list. The company has also been named a 2020 Fairygodboss Best Company for Women, one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes (2019) and among Fortune’s Most Admired Companies multiple times. These recognitions reinforce Continental’s inclusive company culture worldwide.

To view the full list of Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, visit: America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024 (

About Continental

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

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Mary Arraf

Head of Automotive & North America Communications

Continental North America

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