Cummins believes its impact socially, both inside and outside the company, creates stronger communities and a more dynamic workplace. Our diversity is a business advantage and we strive to inspire employees to reach their full potential.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Diversity, equity and inclusion power innovation and success among our employees, help us gain competitive advantage, and guide our actions and contributions to communities around the world. Our company, teams and society thrive when everyone is included and respected, and we are unwavering in our commitment to create stronger environments where everyone belongs.
Social Responsibility by the Numbers
Diversity, equity and inclusion
Cummins gets top ranking on diversity list
Cummins has long believed in the power of diversity, equity and inclusion, a belief reflected in the company’s No.4 ranking on the Forbes and Statista “Best Employers for Diversity 2022” list. The company’s longtime leader J. Irwin Miller made the case for diversity long before the term was popularized. Cummins maintains DE&I gives Cummins a competitive advantage.
Cummins named a 2022 “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion”
The company’s Global Disability Inclusion Initiative aims to create accessible, inclusive workplaces where people with disabilities can fulfill their potential. Cummins was named a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by achieving a top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a tool that helps companies build a roadmap to achieve disability inclusion and equality.
Health and Safety
Company unites with the National Safety Council in pledge to reduce workplace injuries by 25% by 2025
Cummins has joined the National Safety Council, America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, and more than a dozen of the nation’s leading employers in signing the MSD Pledge to address the most common workplace injury: musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The pledge represents a first-of-its-kind commitment from employers to identify and reduce MSDs across workplaces worldwide.
Human Capital Management
Creating great work environments
Cummins strives to create dynamic work environments to attract, develop and retain the workforce it needs to succeed. In April 2022, the company released its first Human Capital Management Report detailing Cummins’ strategy to accomplish that goal. The 2022 report also includes key workforce metrics and the company’s efforts on racial equity and more flexible and work arrangements.
From June 6-10, Cummins Inc. concluded its first Volunteer Week, encouraging employees around the world to volunteer and demonstrate our support and commitment to our communities. Our goal was to help our communities in a radical new way this year that would enable us to reconnect with each other. We aimed high, asking for at least 10,000 employees around the world to volunteer 40,000 hou
International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is celebrated on June 23 every year to honor the exceptional achievements of women engineers worldwide. The theme for 2022 celebrates inventors and innovators. In honor of INWED, we spoke to Magdolin Mikhail, Cummins Business Manager for New Power Business - Hydrogen Technology, to hear about her journey as a woman in engineering, a usually male dom
The goal of having 24 hours of continuous conversations on gender equity – organized by the Women’s Empowerment Network, Leading Inclusion for Technical, Global Inclusion Leadership Council and Cummins Powers Women – was exceeded in number of events and incredible engagement across the company. Those who signed up to host a conversation were not given prescriptive instructions, which allo
The Cummins leader said the progress will be critical to achieve the goals and aspirations included in the company's PLANET 2050 environmental sustainability strategy. “We continued investment in our most important technology programs, which are critical to reaching our sustainability pledge of carbon neutrality by 2050,” Linebarger said at the meeting, which was conducted virtually becaus
The letter to President Biden and congressional leaders follows a recent U.S. District Court ruling that found the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful. The decision left thousands of immigrants widely known as Dreamers facing at best an uncertain future, including potential impediments to finding and retaining work. “We strongly urge Congress to pass legislat
The Cummins Sales and Service Kamloops branch recently sponsored truck driver meals from a local food truck, Cookshack Cravings, as part of the Meals for Truckers initiative at Chevron Cardlock in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Meals for Truckers exists to ensure meals and facilities are available for truckers across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Deemed essential service providers,
It’s officially summertime in the U.S. and the Malta, New York, solid oxide fuel cell team celebrated with a Community Involvement Team (CIT) event. With support from The Cummins Foundation, the Malta site partnered with United Way Worldwide and United Way of the Greater Capital Region to build bikes for local youth in the community. “United Way of the Greater Capital Region was thrilled to con
It’s almost been nine years since launching Cummins Technical Education for Communities (TEC) in Beijing, China. Although the program is well established and learning and activities have taken place over the years, COVID-19 brought about challenges with face-to-face learning, internships and community partners interacting. With restrictions lifted this year, it was the perfect opportunity for t
With the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge quickly approaching, the racing spirit could be felt throughout the state of Indiana this week, and one event that got kids in the community excited was Indy 500 Community Day presented by Cummins. With more than 2,000 students participating across the city, and plenty of Cummins employee volunteers on hand to support,
The Cummins Inc. Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) is not only setting the standard for manufacturing top of the line engines. It’s also setting the standard for plants across the country as it makes progress on Cummins’ goal of having a net positive impact on local communities. Part of Cummins’ Planet 2050 environmental sustainability strategy and 2030 goals aim to reduce absolute water consumption
In March 2020, after eight years working in various roles at Cummins, Grant joined the North America Business Leasing Team—the day the world shut down. As an account executive, Grant handles customer relationships for big-volume truck leasers like Penske, PacLease and Idealease. "Penske has almost 100,000 vehicles with Cummins engines and claims six to seven thousand warranties per month,
Speaking at Cummins’ Annual Meeting earlier this month, Rumsey said the company is well positioned to take a leadership role on climate action, helping customers in the transition to cleaner power sources. PLANET 2050, Cummins environmental sustainability strategy, has product, facility and community goals timed to 2030 and aspirations timed to 2050. Cummins also has established Destinatio
Advanced diesel engines fuel many of the world’s most vital industries. Boats, barges, and semis move most products that consumers use every day. Agricultural equipment ensures we have the food and natural resources we need. Construction equipment powers our infrastructure. But what exactly is a diesel engine? How does it work? And what are the primary parts and features of a diesel engin