BNSF places a high priority on encouraging
through diversity forums and
affinity groups, as well as our recruiting efforts. Today, BNSF’s salaried workforce
is about 20 percent minority and 20 percent female.
For the sixth year in a row, BNSF was named a “Best Diversity Company” by
the readers of
Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology
. Our
commitment to diversity extends to higher education for minorities through the
BNSF Foundation’s donations to colleges, universities and other organizations,
including the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the Hispanic
College Fund and the United Negro College Fund.
BNSF remains a top employer for
. The same principles that are valued
in the military, including safety-mindedness, efficient performance under diverse
work conditions, respect for policy and procedures, mission focus, teamwork and
dedication are integral to the BNSF culture. Since 2005, BNSF has hired more than
5,000 veterans, and about 400 employees currently serve in the National Guard
or reserves. At the end of 2012, BNSF was designated a 2013 “Top 100 Military
Friendly Employer” by
magazine for the eighth time based on a survey
sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceed $500 million. The
BNSF Foundation extended its support as a major donor to the USO’s Operation
Enduring Care and numerous other military and veterans
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