MADISON, Wis.–CUNA Mutual Group has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. It is administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
CUNA Mutual Group joins more than 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.
“The top-scoring companies on this year’s CEI are not only establishing policies that affirm and include employees here in the United States, they are applying these policies to their global operations and impacting millions of people beyond our shores,” said HRC President Chad Griffin.
“Many of these companies have also become vocal advocates for equality in the public square, including the dozens that have signed on to amicus briefs in vital Supreme Court cases and the more than 170 that have joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act,” continued Griffin. “Time and again, leading American businesses have shown that protecting their employees and customers from discrimination isn’t just the right thing to do -- it’s also good for business.”
CUNA Mutual Group stated it’s proud to have received a perfect 100 rating for the third consecutive year as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index.
“This isn’t just an initiative for CUNA Mutual Group. It’s a culture we have built, and it touches everything we do,” said CUNA Mutual Group spokesperson Phil Tschudy. “When we focus on building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive internal culture, we’re able to innovate faster and deliver the products and solutions that meet our customers’ needs.”
What is Evaluated
The 2019 CEI evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.
“CUNA Mutual Group’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100% ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” noted Tschudy.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visitwww.hrc.org/cei.