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|Grainger Earns Top Marks In 2015 Corporate Equality Index|
"Grainger is honored to be among the companies to achieve a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index," said Grainger's Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer,
The 2015 CEI rated 972 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBT community. Grainger offers full benefits for same-sex domestic spouses and partners, and has policies that prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Grainger's efforts in satisfying all of the CEI's criteria resulted in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
"In order to achieve a perfect score, a company has to show a deep and serious commitment to treating their LGBT employees fairly and equally on the job," said the Human Rights Campaign President,
For more information about Grainger's Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, visit www.graingercsr.com, and to learn more about a career at Grainger, visit www.experiencedone.com. For more information about the 2015 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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