ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, announced today that for the second consecutive year it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. CEB joins the ranks of 517 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
"CEB is proud to once again be recognized for our commitment to the LGBT community, as we are dedicated to promoting a positive and inclusive work environment for all," said Melody Jones, chief administrative officer, CEB. "We understand that a successful organization is one that embraces inclusion and provides a voice to everyone, and we remain committed to achieving the highest standards of corporate equality."
The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. CEB's efforts in satisfying all of the CEI's criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
CEB Pride, the company's dedicated employee community for diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity, provides opportunities for education, networking, community outreach and talent recruitment. The company also provides Diversity & Inclusion guidance to other large enterprises around the world through its Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council.
For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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About the Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.
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