Henry Schein Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index
Henry Schein Earns 100 Percent on the
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“Team Schein is honored to be recognized by the
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.
Throughout the year, PRIDE & ALLIES hosts multiple marketing, philanthropic, public support, and recruitment activities to foster engagement with Team Schein Members and LGBTQ community and professional organizations. These efforts include sponsoring a virtual 5K walk in celebration of Pride Month in
Most recently, PRIDE & ALLIES introduced “Revelations,” a series of candid conversations about coming out, breaking down barriers, developing an inclusive and cohesive environment, and building trusting relationships that foster and encourage individuals to live openly at home, at work, and in the community. Since its inception, the series has provided networking opportunities for Team Schein Members throughout the pandemic, addressing the need to remain connected while working from home. Each “Revelations” conversation is designed to bring relevant and educational topics to the forefront. Throughout the series, PRIDE & ALLIES has collaborated with the Company’s other employee resource groups, including the Women’s Leadership Network, a forum open to and inclusive of all Team Schein Members, that empowers, develops, and connects a network of women to drive business success. PRIDE & ALLIES also partners with local and national LGBTQ organizations to create an inclusive and diverse network of perspectives, resources, and support for Team Schein Members.
“From the previously unimaginable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, to a long overdue reckoning with racial injustice, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Yet, many businesses across the nation stepped up and continued to prioritize and champion LGBTQ equality,” said
The results of the 2021 CEI showcase how 1,142
The CEI rates employers providing these crucial protections to over 18 million
The CEI rates companies on detailed criteria falling under four central pillars:
- Non-discrimination policies across business entities;
- Equitable benefits for LGBTQ workers and their families;
- Supporting an inclusive culture; and,
- Corporate social responsibility.
The full report is available online at www.hrc.org/cei.
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