RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation's premier benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices impacting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. With this score, SAIC has earned the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
“We are proud to have been selected by the Human Rights Campaign to receive this prestigious honor. SAIC is fully committed to workplace equality and we thrive on being inclusive. By creating an atmosphere where we understand our similarities and differences, our employees can be their authentic selves, which ultimately contributes to our high-performing company,” said SAIC CEO-elect Nazzic Keene. “Our CEI score is a reflection of our values and commitment to an inclusive environment where all employees are respected and appreciated."
The 2019 CEI 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. SAIC joins 571 major businesses spanning nearly every industry and geography to achieve CEI’s highest distinction.
“SAIC has made an active effort to provide a competitive and inclusive benefits package for all of our employees. Ultimately, these efforts resulted in satisfying all of the CEI's criteria leading to our 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” SAIC Chief Human Resources Officer Karen Wheeler.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei. To learn more about SAIC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, visit https://www.saic.com/careers/life-at-saic.
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