Henry Schein Earns 100 Percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard Assessing LGBTQ Workplace Equality
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As leaders of Henry Schein’s PRIDE & ALLIES employee resource group,
“Team Schein recognizes that embracing diversity and inclusion helps us strengthen the corporate culture that serves as the foundation of our business success,” said
Henry Schein’s commitment to LGBTQ equality in the workplace is best demonstrated by its employee resource group, PRIDE & ALLIES, which aims to enhance, foster, and preserve an inclusive environment where LGBTQ+ Team Schein Members are empowered to be their authentic selves and are valued for their diverse perspectives, which contribute to Henry Schein’s business success.
“The impact of the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index over its 18-year history is profound. In this time, the corporate community has worked with us to adopt LGBTQ-inclusive policies, practices, and benefits, establishing the Corporate Equality Index as a primary driving force for LGBTQ workplace inclusion in America and across the globe,” said HRC President
The results of this year’s CEI showcase how 1,059 U.S.-based companies are not only promoting LGBTQ-friendly workplace policies in the U.S. but also helping advance the cause of LGBTQ inclusion in workplaces abroad.
The CEI rates companies and top law firms on detailed criteria falling under five broad categories:
- Non-discrimination policies;
- Employment benefits;
- Demonstrated organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion;
- Public commitment to LGBTQ equality; and
- Responsible citizenship.
“These companies know that protecting their LGBTQ employees and customers from discrimination is not just the right thing to do – it is also the best business decision. In addition, many of these leaders are also advocating for the LGBTQ community and equality under the law in the public square. From supporting LGBTQ civil rights protections in the U.S. through HRC’s
The full report, is available online at www.hrc.org/cei.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 31 countries. The Company's sales from continuing operations reached
Ann Marie Gothard, Vice President, Corporate Media Relations