Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Mission Statement

Tyson Foods’ workforce consists of a dynamic group of Team Members with a variety of experiences, beliefs, and lifestyles. Together, we are committed to creating a food system that is more sustainable and equitable for current and future generations. Collectively and individually, we operate with integrity while living out our mission and values, honoring our differences, and our culture as we embrace innovative ideas.  

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion is paramount to our continued success. Therefore, we strive to recruit, retain, develop and promote talent that believes that our differences strengthen our ability to innovate, move beyond challenges and execute with excellence with a level of trust that is undeniable. 

As we achieve the above, we can: 

  • Meet our communities’ needs 

  • Enhance consumers’ lives 

  • Fulfill customers’ expectations 

  • Create belonging as the prominent feeling among Tyson Team Members 

 

JOIN OUR DIVERSE TEAM​

 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Tyson Foods is committed to creating a culture of safety, belonging and empowerment for all. Our eight Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are an integral part of our DEI strategy. These groups allow our company to celebrate their unique culture with our team members. The BRGs also have a collective voice in how we do business. 

 Also, our team members’ beliefs matter. That's why we welcome respectful religious expressions and are proud to be a faith-friendly workplace. Our chaplaincy program has dedicated chaplains from many faiths and religions. They are available at plants and facilities ready to listen, offer support, and talk to team members about daily life.

 

 

Black College World Series

 

In early 2022, we hosted the first Tyson Foods Black College World Series (BCWS) at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. BCWS hosted its inaugural series in 2021, and Tyson will serve as the title sponsor from 2022 to 2024.

 

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Diversity

Our ability to recruit, retain, develop and promote talent at all levels of our enterprise. We value their experience, background, belief, and lifestyles.

Equity

Our ability to provide Team Members access to all resources available at Tyson Foods. We acknowledge our ability to maximize such resources may require add adjustments.

Inclusion

Our ability to make sure no Team Member is overlooked; all are treated with respect. Each person has the opportunity to respectfully share their opinion.

The Difference That Strengthens

One of Tyson Foods’ strengths is our highly diverse workforce, which can represent up to 50 countries and speak more than 11 different languages at a single U.S. plant.

Our Diversity Stories
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Celebrating a Shared History: Native American Heritage Month

A Tyson Foods team member reflects on their culture during Native American Heritage Month through stories of their retracing of The Trail of Tears by bicycle.

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Impactful Leadership: When C-Suite Leaders Champion Diversity, We All Win

Earlier this month, The American Lawyer named Tyson’s Chief Administrative Officer, Amy Tu, its 2022 “Champion of Diversity.” 

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Team Member Receives Patriot Award for Supporting Service Members

For Emma Campuzano, Tyson Foods human resources manager, supporting veterans and active military personnel is in her blood.

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Empowering our Team Members Through a Culture of Diversity

In 2022, Tyson Foods further strengthened our team member investment by offering education for all U.S. team members that have been employed for a year.

Stories from disability awareness month.
Life Lessons from the Disability Community

Diverse perspectives and experiences make us better as a company. We want every one of our team members to have a place at the table.

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Celebrating Culture Through Food: Hispanic Heritage Month

Listen as team members from our foodservice and Mexican Original taco and tortilla facilities share their stories of family, culture, and the enduring legacy of food.

Business Resource Groups

Our Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are an integral part of our DEI strategy. These groups not only allow our company to celebrate their unique culture with our team members, but also to have a collective voice in how we do business.

 

African Alliance BRG

The African Ancestry Alliance BRG is committed to the development, representation, engagement, advancement, and mentorship of individuals with African ancestry. It honors our past, encourages our present, and sustains a future of diversity and inclusion, in accordance with Tyson Foods' core values.

Asians and Allies BRG Logo

The Asian & Asian Allies BRG champions and celebrates a safe, inclusive and diverse Asian community that promotes a sense of belonging. It aspires to engage, empower, and develop Team Members to drive success at Tyson Foods.

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The enABLE BRG supports a safe and inclusive Tyson Foods environment for individuals with disabilities and those who support them through building awareness, continuing education, and advocacy to create real change.

Latinx BRG

The Latinx BRG embraces and celebrates the uniqueness of the Hispanic and Latino heritage, championing an environment of inclusion and moving forward together as OneTyson to serve our Team Members and positively impact our communities.

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The Leaders of Tomorrow BRG is a group of multi-generational professionals dedicated to the retention and development of talent to ensure future successes of Tyson Foods through fostering a community and developing opportunities for team members.

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Tyson Foods PRIDE Network is committed to supporting all team members through a welcoming environment where everyone can reach their full potential by bringing their authentic selves to work each day.

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The Veterans Business Resource Group is a group of individuals committed to enhancing Tyson Foods, our community, and ourselves by supporting veterans and their families. We strive to help our veterans recognize Tyson Foods as the place to further their careers after the completion of their military service.

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The Women’s Business Resource Group strives to advance women and transform Tyson Foods’ workplace through engagement, networking, and career development.

 

Our supply partners add value every day

A diverse group of supply partners is key to meeting high standards for quality products.  Our goal is to create a more diverse supplier base, ensuring that our suppliers fall into one of the following categories: 

  • Minority-owned
  • Veteran and service-disabled veteran owned
  • Women-owned
  • Small Business Association (SBA) certified small businesses

Minority and Small Business Vendor Registration