LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial firms and corporate issuers globally, is pleased to announce that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace.
"We are honored to be among the top companies recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for the second consecutive year," said Rich Daly, CEO, Broadridge. "Diversity and inclusion are an integral part of the Broadridge value system and we remain committed to workplace equality. We believe an inclusive global workforce that values all types of backgrounds, with different experiences and varied viewpoints, is critical to help cultivate associate engagement and to respond more effectively to the broad and diverse needs of our clients worldwide."
The 2014 CEI rated 934 U.S. businesses, with 303 achieving the top rating. CEI evaluates 40 specific LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. As a result of ongoing efforts to promote inclusion, this marks the second year in a row that Broadridge has satisfied all of the CEI's criteria to earn the distinction of "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality."
For more information on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and business process outsourcing solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge's infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America, and processes more than $5 trillion in fixed income and equity trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 6,400 full-time associates in 13 countries.
For more information about Broadridge, please visit broadridge.com.
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