UL Scores 100% on Annual LGBTQ+ Workplace Equality Human Rights Campaign Scorecard
NORTHBROOK, Ill., January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UL, the global leader in security science, proudly announced that it has scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundations’ 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). CEI serves as the nation’s largest survey and benchmarking report, measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace.
“The score we received reflects our continued commitment to providing a safe physical and psychological workplace where employees can be themselves,” said Jennifer ScanlonPresident and CEO, UL Inc.. “When we create a safe and nurturing space where everyone can achieve their goals, we can pursue our mission more successfully.”
Companies that scored 100% at CEI 2022 are not only promoting LGBTQ+-friendly workplace policies in the United States, but many companies operating globally are also helping to advance LGBTQ+ inclusion on workplaces. workplaces abroad. The UL policies and benefits that earned this leadership recognition show the importance of ensuring that all employees and their families feel safe and cared for.
“As a company, we continuously strive to ensure that diversity, equity and inclusion are integrated into our work, lives and activities to create an environment that benefits our employees, customers and our communities,” said Linda Chapin, Director of Human Resources, UL. “We are proud to have earned a place in the 2022 Corporate Equality Index and look forward to continuing to demonstrate this commitment through our policies and actions.”
To achieve a perfect score, companies must have fully inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal benefits, publicly demonstrate their commitment to equality, and exercise responsible citizenship.
About the Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest civil rights organization working for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people. Through its programs, the HRC Foundation seeks to bring about transformational change in the daily lives of LGBTQ+ people, bringing to light inequalities and deepening public understanding of LGBTQ+ issues, with a clear focus on promoting transgender and racial justice. His work has transformed the landscape for over 15 million workers, 11 million students, 1 million clients in the adoption and foster care system and more. The HRC Foundation provides direct consultation and technical assistance to institutions and communities, promoting the advancement of inclusive policies and practices; it builds the capacity of future leaders and allies through scholarship and training programs; and, with the firm belief that we are stronger working together, he forges partnerships with advocates in the United States and around the world to increase our impact and shape the future of our work.
UL helps create a better world by applying science to solve safety, security and sustainability issues. We build trust by enabling the safe adoption of new, innovative products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion for making the world a safer place. All of our work, from independent research and development of standards, to testing and certification, to providing analytical and digital solutions, contributes to improving global well-being. Businesses, industries, governments, regulators and the public trust us so they can make more informed decisions. To learn more, visit UL.com.
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