HRC awards LGBT-inclusive workplaces

Sixteen Wisconsin companies scored high marks for LGBT inclusiveness from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) in Washington, D.C.

Locally, American Family Insurance Group and CUNA Mutual Group indexed at 100% and Alliant Energy Corp. scored a 95% on HRC’s Corporate Equity Index. The average among Wisconsin companies rated was 85%.

The CEI rates companies and law firms based on non-discrimination policies, employment benefits, demonstrated competency, and accountability around LGBT diversity and inclusion, public commitment to LGBT equality, and responsible citizenship.

Among the 887 companies HRC rated this year nationwide, a record 517 businesses earned a top score of 100%.