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Dec 05, 2016, 17:00 ET Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Earns Top Marks In 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it received a perfect score of...


Dec 05, 2016, 16:48 ET Florida Blue Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Florida Blue's strong commitment to policies and practices supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees has resulted in a perfect...


Dec 05, 2016, 16:30 ET Level 3 Receives 100 Percent on Equality Index for the Second Year

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation for its progressive corporate policies and...


Dec 05, 2016, 16:00 ET Mars, Incorporated Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

As 2016 comes to a close, many organizations find themselves reflecting on the year's achievements, opportunities and milestones. That rings true...


Dec 05, 2016, 15:30 ET Human Rights Campaign names Raytheon a "Best Place to Work" for LGBT equality for 12th Straight Year

The nonprofit advocacy group Human Rights Campaign has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as a 2017 "Best Place to Work" for lesbian, gay, bisexual and...


Dec 05, 2016, 15:27 ET Voya Financial Recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality" for 12th Consecutive Year

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) — a...


Dec 05, 2016, 14:05 ET Lockheed Martin Achieves Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for Ninth Consecutive Year

For the ninth year in a row, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) achieved a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The index...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:25 ET Carnival Corporation Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has been recognized...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:23 ET Republic Services Scores High on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company earned a score of 85 out of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, a...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:07 ET Omnicom Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) has achieved perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) survey, a nationally recognized...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:01 ET Aramark Named A Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent for the...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:00 ET TD Bank, TD Securities U.S. Earn 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® and TD Securities U.S, both received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality...


Dec 05, 2016, 12:30 ET Astellas Named a Best Place to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality for Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Astellas has achieved a perfect score on the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Foundation's (HRC) annual Corporate...


Dec 05, 2016, 12:02 ET Southwest Airlines Is Honored as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today it has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality" after receiving a rating of...


Dec 05, 2016, 11:18 ET AB Achieves Perfect Score in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

AllianceBernstein L.P. ("AB"), a leading global investment management firm, proudly announced it received a perfect score of 100 on the 2017...


Dec 05, 2016, 11:00 ET AEP Named One of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality

American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) received a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmark of workplace policies,...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:55 ET Sodexo Earns Top Marks for Ninth Consecutive Year on HRC's 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Sodexo, a leader in delivering integrated facilities management and food service operations, earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the ninth...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:51 ET Wyndham Worldwide Achieves Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for Sixth Time

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as one of the "Best Places to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:51 ET CVS Health Achieves 100 Percent on 2017 Corporate Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year

CVS Health, the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:30 ET SC Johnson Earns Perfect Score On Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

SC Johnson, maker of trusted consumers brands like Glade®, OFF!®, Scrubbing Bubbles® and Ziploc®, today announced that it has earned a perfect...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:28 ET United Technologies Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

United Technologies, proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:05 ET Year in Review: Pennsylvania Department of Aging Highlights 2016 Accomplishments

Over the past year, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging has taken many steps to fulfill Governor Tom Wolf's commitment to protect the most...


Dec 05, 2016, 09:54 ET PPL Corporation earns highest score in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

PPL has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate...


Dec 05, 2016, 09:22 ET Ameren recognized as a Top 50 company by Black Enterprise magazine and as a best place to work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Ameren Corporation has again been recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. The company was named a...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Dun & Bradstreet Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Dun & Bradstreet today proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national...


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