SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, today announced that it has received a perfect 100% rating for workplace equality on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
The CEI is an annual survey that benchmarks U.S. companies' adoption of inclusive policies, practices and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Lear was the only Tier 1 automotive supplier to receive a perfect score on the latest CEI. "We truly value diversity and inclusion at Lear, and I am extremely proud to have received this recognition for our efforts. We aspire to be an employer of first choice where all employees can reach their full potential," said Matt Simoncini, Lear's president and chief executive officer.