17:55 | 09.11.2017
Rockwell Automation Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index for Sixth Consecutive Year
Rockwell Automation, the global technology leader committed to making
the world more productive and sustainable, proudly announced that it
received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality
Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate
policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights
Campaign Foundation. Rockwell Automation joins the ranks of 609 major
U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
“It is important to Rockwell Automation that our employees are
comfortable being who they are in the workplace,” stated Blake Moret,
Rockwell Automation President and CEO. “We are proud of our inclusive
culture and are committed to strengthening our environment where each
employee can and wants to do their best work.”
The 2018 CEI rated 609 businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination
workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive
health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the
LGBTQ community. The efforts of Rockwell Automation, satisfied all of
the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation
as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of
America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality
for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a
world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at
home, at work and in every community.
About Rockwell AutomationRockwell
Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated
to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more
productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee,
Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving
customers in more than 80 countries.
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