FleishmanHillard Receives Perfect HRC Corporate Equality Index Score, Selected as a 2020 “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

January 21, 2020

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ST. LOUIS, January 21, 2019 — FleishmanHillard earned a perfect score of 100 on this year’s Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI) leading to the agency being named one of the 2020 “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The global firm joins the ranks of more than 680 major U.S. businesses that also earned top scores this year.

HRC Foundation conducts the annual CEI survey, the U.S.’ top benchmarking survey report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, to identify companies offering inclusive policies and practices to employees who identify as LGBTQ. The CEI survey assesses companies on the following five broad categories: non-discrimination policies, employee benefits, organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion, public commitment to LGBTQ equality, and responsible citizenship.

This marks the third consecutive year the global public relations firm received a perfect score resulting in an earned a spot on the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” list. This recognition is a testament to the firm’s continued effort in making FleishmanHillard “the most inclusive global communications agency.”

“The impact of the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index over its 18-year history is profound. In this time, the corporate community has worked with us to adopt LGBTQ-inclusive policies, practices and benefits, establishing the Corporate Equality Index as a primary driving force for LGBTQ workplace inclusion in America and across the globe,” said HRC President Alphonso David.

View the complete list of 2020 top workplaces here.

FleishmanHillard is one of the HRC 2020 “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.”