JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services and payment technology, announced today that it has been named a “Best Place to Work” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
FIS received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for our LGBTQ inclusive workplace practices,” said Gary Norcross, FIS president and CEO, who earlier in 2017 signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge on behalf of the company. “The work that we do is enriched by the unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our colleagues. That’s why FIS is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within our workplace and in the broader communities where we live and work.”
The CEI rated 947 businesses in its 2018 survey. Companies were evaluated for non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
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.
FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 53,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit www.fisglobal.com.