WALTHAM, Mass., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, earned a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 17th annual scorecard on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. For the fourth consecutive year, Thermo Fisher is recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality."
"Thermo Fisher is proud to foster a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion," said Rueben Stokes, vice president, diversity and inclusion for Thermo Fisher. "Being recognized as a 'Best Place to Work' for the fourth year in a row is a testament to our commitment to creating an environment where differences are truly valued, authenticity is a state-of-being, and everyone feels they belong and can do their best work."
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 healthcare 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 2019 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 $24 billion and approximately 70,000 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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