Proudly Earns 100 Percent on 2018 Corporate Equality Index
PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2017--
For the second year in a row, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has earned a
score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a
national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and
practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer
(LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign
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“At Hasbro, we believe that supporting all people and promoting
inclusion across our business and society makes the world a better place
for all,” said Brian Goldner, Chairman and CEO, Hasbro, Inc. “We are
committed to promoting a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging
in which everyone knows they are valued, respected and empowered to
bring their best ideas forward, and take great pride in this recognition
as one of the most LGBTQ-friendly companies in America.”
The 2018 CEI rated 609 businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBTQ-related 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. Hasbro’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 LGBTQ Equality.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s
largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for LGBTQ
Earlier this year, Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate
Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the
World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute
for the past six years.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating
the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to
television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers
a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands,
including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY,
LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner
brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures
and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally
through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is
committed to making the world a better place for children and their
families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy.
Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR
Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six
years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com,
and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews)
and Instagram (@Hasbro).
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