WELLESLEY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harvard Pilgrim Health Care today announced that for the eighth consecutive year it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. Harvard Pilgrim ranks among more than 600 other companies that earned top marks on this year’s index, and the designation of being a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
“Harvard Pilgrim is honored to once again receive a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index and be designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ equality,” said Cynthia Ring, Chief People Officer at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to fostering a culture that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion for all.”
The 2020 CEI, which is administered by the Human Rights Campaign, evaluated LGBTQ-related policies and practices based on three key pillars including: non-discrimination policies across business entities, equitable benefits for LGBTQ workers and their families, and supporting an inclusive culture and corporate social responsibility.
For more information on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim and its family of companies provide health benefit plans, programs and services to more than 3 million customers in New England and beyond. A leading not-for-profit health services company, we guide our members – and the communities we serve – to better health. Founded by doctors 50 years ago, we’re building on our legacy. In partnership with our expansive network of doctors and hospitals, we’re improving health outcomes and lowering costs through clinical quality and innovative care management.
Our commitment to the communities we serve is driven by the passion of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. Through its work, low- and moderate-income families are gaining greater access to fresh, affordable food — a cornerstone to better health and well-being.
To learn more about Harvard Pilgrim, visit harvardpilgrim.org.
About 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.