Human Rights Campaign Foundation Releases 16th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – November 9, 2017: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a U.S. benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Lenovo joins the ranks of more than 600 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
“Lenovo’s culture is built upon diversity and inclusion – these values are so fundamental to who we are as a company and the products we make that they’ve become part of our brand promise, different is better,” said Yolanda Conyers, vice president, Human Resources, and Chief Diversity Officer, Lenovo. “This designation recognizes the work we’ve done to make sure all our employees feel a sense of belonging when they show up in the workplace and are supported with programs that fit their needs.”
The 2018 CEI rated 1,084 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Lenovo meets all of the CEI’s criteria, earning a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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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