The Walt Disney Company Named a Diversity Leader of 2015

The Walt Disney Company was recently named to Profiles in Diversity Journal's list of Diversity Leaders of 2015. This list honors the company for maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. The Profiles in Diversity Journal is a well-respected industry magazine.

Disney Launches New Diversity Resource Group SALUTE at Walt Disney World and Disneyland

A new diversity resource group has launched at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts.

This resource group will help provide a military perspective at the resorts that will enhance experiences for guests and cast members.

The diversity resource groups at Disneyland and Walt Disney World work as resources for cast members and the Walt Disney Company by sharing unique perspectives from diverse communities.

The Disney Institute Announces New Business Excellence Curriculum

The Disney Institute recently announced a new business curriculum for 2014-2015.

The series of accredited professional development courses were created to help professional navigate a dynamic business environment, deal with the evolution of social media as it is used in business, and address the shift in consumer expectations.

Disney’s Theme Park Division Has Lost Several Top Executives in Recent Weeks

The exit door at the Walt Disney Company's theme park division has been busy lately. In the past few weeks at least five executives have left, either due to new jobs or layoffs.

These former Disney executives have more than 70 years of combined experience with Disney Parks and Resorts.

The Walt Disney Company Named Most Socially Responsible Company

The Walt Disney Company was recently named one of the most socially responsible companies - sharing the top spot with Microsoft, Google, and BMW.

The ranking comes out of a study conducted by a private consulting firm called Reputation Institute, where more than 55,000 consumers in 15 countries were asked to identify companies with the strongest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reputation.

Profits Are Up for The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company reported its second quarter earnings for the fiscal year 2013, and it was good news for the House of the Mouse. The company reported an overall profit of $1.5 billion, which is up 32 percent from the same period last year.

Disney Committed to Elimiate Use of Rainforest-Sourced Paper

The Walt Disney Company has recently enacted a new paper sourcing policy in which the company will no longer use paper connected to the destruciton of the rainforest.

Disney worked closely with the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) to create the policy and will ensure the new policy will be enforced for every facet of Disney direct operations, from its theme parks and resorts to its media networks and book publishing.

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Disney Expands Its Commitment To A Sustainable Planet

The Walt Disney Company's has always had a strong commitment to the environment with stewardship practices going back more than 60 years. Walt Disney believed that "conservation isn't just the business of a few people. It's a matter that concerns all of us." Today the corporation that bears his name continues to strive to meet ideals set out by its founder.

Making The Most Of A Working Vacation At Walt Disney World

Vacation - it's that thing we all dream of. That period of time that a person spends away from home, school, or business that conjures up images of lying in a hammock on Bay Lake with a Lapu Lapu in your hand, or maybe staying up late to take full advantage of the theme park extra magic hours. As much as we grown-ups love our vacations, it takes an awful lot of work to get one, and sometimes business has a way of creeping in when we're finally there.

2013 Disney Annual Meeting of Shareholders

It's that time of year again when shareholders of the Walt Disney Company gather to cast their votes for the future of corporate governance. With the current stock at an all time high, and dividends better than ever, attendees can expect a positive outlook despite the overall economy. The annual meeting of shareholders of The Walt Disney Company, is being held on March 6th, 2013 at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

The items of business on the agenda that the Board of Directors advises to vote "for" are: