CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for the LGBTQ community, receiving a 100 percent on the foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Created in 2002 in response to limited federal protection against workplace discrimination, CEI ranks employers on corporate policies, equal employment opportunities and benefits. This is the fifth straight year Huron has achieved a perfect score.
“The value we bring to our clients would not be possible without the diverse perspectives, dedication and passion our employees bring to work every day,” says James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president of Huron. “This recognition acknowledged that we strive to create a work environment that welcomes everyone’s contributions and expertise, regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation.”
This year, the firm celebrated LGBTQ Pride in June, organized a “Global Village” cultural event in September and created an open forum to discuss unconscious bias during Global Diversity Awareness Month in October.
Patty Olsen, Huron’s Chief Human Resources Officer, reiterates that “Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our company culture. We are proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work and this focus continues to support the growth of every member of the Huron team.”
To learn more about Huron’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, visit the Diversity & Community Affairs page.
Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with its clients. The company brings depth of expertise in strategy, technology, operations, advisory services and analytics to drive lasting and measurable results in the healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their industries and businesses. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.