WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, received a perfect score of 100 on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th annual scorecard on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. This is the third consecutive year that Thermo Fisher is a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
“Thermo Fisher is committed to fostering an environment where every employee feels included and valued,” said Peter Kim, vice president, culture and counsel and co-sponsor of the LGBTA Employee Resource Group for Thermo Fisher. “Although we’re always committed to doing more to lead in this area, earning a perfect score for the third consecutive year shows that workplace equality is now tightly woven into the fabric of our company.”
The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. The report evaluates policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Based on its assessment of these criteria, CEI gave Thermo Fisher a perfect score of 100.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei. To learn more about Thermo Fisher’s commitment to employee involvement, please visit corporate.thermofisher.com/responsibility.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.
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