Henry Schein Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index for Fifth Consecutive Year
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Henry Schein’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria earned a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the fifth consecutive year. The Company joins the ranks of more than 680 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.
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As leaders of Henry Schein’s PRIDE & ALLIES employee resource group, Geoffrey Au, Manager, Medical eCommerce, and Renee Boyle-Gregorek, Director, Medical Surgical Portfolio Management, actively support Henry Schein’s mission to promote an environment where diversity and inclusion thrives. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Team Schein recognizes that embracing diversity and inclusion helps us strengthen the corporate culture that serves as the foundation of our business success,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. “It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for our commitment to LGBTQ+ workplace equality, and a testament to how we embrace diversity as a core value of our dedication to ‘helping health happen’.”
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 Alphonso David.
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.