Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) is proud to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, it has received a ideal score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report that evaluates organizations on corporate policies and practices that support workplace equality for the LGBTQ community.
"We are committed to embedding equality throughout our organization including our culture, values, partnerships, policies and practices", said Fran Horowitz, chief executive officer at A&F. Food Lion joins the ranks of more than 680 major businesses which also earned top marks.
"At Food Lion, we are honored and proud to have earned a flawless score for an 11 consecutive year", said Millette Granville, Vice President, Talent, Diversity & Inclusion, and Organizational Development at Food Lion.
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The results of this year's CEI showcase how 1059 US -based companies are promoting LGBTQ-friendly workplace policies in the USA and helping advance the cause of LGBTQ inclusion in workplaces overseas.
The Human Rights Campaign and Foundation together serve as Americas largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality. HRC President Alphonso David, along with several HRC staffers, will be on-the-ground to ensure that LGBTQ equality is at the forefront of that agenda. The Standard's efforts in meeting or exceeding all of the CEI's criteria resulted in a 100% ranking and designation as a Best Place to Work.
The 2020 CEI recognized Nasdaq's LGBTQ-related policies and practices including its non-discrimination workplace protections, inclusive health care benefits, and the efforts made by The OPEN (Out Proud Employees of Nasdaq), Nasdaq's LGBTQ employee resource group, to provide Nasdaq employees, their families, and allies with programs, events, and policies to help its members prosper in their professional and personal lives. For more information on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.