Cummins earns top rating from human rights campaign
Nov. 30, 2012 – For the eighth straight year, Cummins has been awarded a perfect score in the 2013 Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign as part of its Best Places to Work initiative.
2012 – For the eighth straight year, Cummins has been awarded a perfect score
in the 2013 Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign as part of
its Best Places to Work initiative.
were announced today by HRC, the largest US civil rights organization for
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, which has more than 1 million
members and supporters across the United States.
honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for the eighth straight
year,” said Tom Linebarger, chairman and chief executive officer at Cummins.
“Diversity is one of our core values, and diversity means our individual
differences never have to be checked at the door. Earning a perfect score on
the Corporate Equality Index is a great affirmation of the work we do every day
to create an inclusive work environment where all employees can reach their
Corporate Equality Index, introduced in 2002, provides an in-depth analysis and
rating of large US employers and their policies and practices related to
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Businesses are rated based on
their responses to the CEI survey.
889 employers were included in this year’s survey.
rates employers on non-discrimination policies, health insurance benefits for
same sex domestic partners, availability of LGBT employee resource groups, and
diversity training. Criteria have evolved over the years, and HRC is committed
to maintaining rigorous, transparent and achievable standards, as well as tools
to help companies meet the criteria. While its reviews are done in 2012, the