Henry Schein Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Consecutive Year
Company Announces its Annual Rating on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Assessment of LGBTQ+ Workplace Equality
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“Diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our Team Schein culture,” said
PRIDE & ALLIES is Henry Schein’s employee resource group (ERG) focused on the Company’s ongoing efforts around LGBTQ+ equality and inclusion. The ERG aims to enhance, foster, and preserve an inclusive environment where LGBTQ+ Team Schein Members (TSMs) are empowered to be their authentic selves and are valued for their diverse perspectives, which contribute to Henry Schein’s business success.
Throughout 2022, PRIDE & ALLIES partnered with local and national organizations to host interactive workshops that facilitate conversations about marriage equality, gender pronouns, and family building, among others. For example, the ERG held a transgender roundtable, where guest speakers discussed their transgender experiences and intersectionality.
Additionally, PRIDE & ALLIES provided an educational grant to support professional development opportunities for ERG members across the Company, supported National Coming Out Day, LGBT History Month, Transgender
PRIDE & ALLIES also continued to expand the programming of its signature event, “Revelations,” (launched in 2020) 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.
“For well over two decades, businesses have played an important role in furthering LGBTQ+ equality by centering employee needs and voices when it comes to workplace inclusion. While there is much more work to be done, year-over-year growth in CEI participation is evidence of a business community that recognizes the responsibility and value in upholding equity and inclusion,” said RaShawn “Shawnie” Hawkins, Human Rights Campaign Sr. Director of Workplace Equality. “Our goal at the
The results of the 2023-2024 CEI showcase how
The CEI rates employers providing these crucial protections to over 20 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.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 300,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock.
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