30 A 'Best Employer for Diversity' Perdue Farms was named one of the “Best Employers for Diversity” by Forbes for 2019. This recognition of our journey towards a more diverse workforce and inclusive workplace is a result of the commitment of our associates and leadership team. We celebrate the unique talents and rich backgrounds of our associates that reflect the values and commitments of our company. Continuing Our Leadership in Workplace Safety In 2018, the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recognized Perdue with two dozen workplace awards for consistently implementing innovative and effective workplace safety and health processes and systems. Twenty-four Perdue facilities in nine states, including 17 food-producing plants, received awards. Award consideration was based on injury statistics over three years and an independent panel of judges’ evaluations of written applications. PEOPLE & PARTNERS: OUR ASSOCIATES