2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

The DiversityInc Top 9 Companies for LGBT Employees

In compiling this list, we look at best practices that create an inclusive workplace for LGBT employees, as well as relationships with LGBT communities outside of the company. In order to qualify for this list, companies should have the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) 2016 rating of 100%. Best practices examined for this list include:

  • Having active LGBT employee resource groups
  • Percentage of philanthropic endeavors aimed at LGBT nonprofits
  • Whether the company attempts to track the number of LGBT employees, including voluntary disclosure
  • Whether the company certifies LGBT vendors with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Percentage of procurement spent with certified LGBT vendors