Dec 2, 2015
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Nov. 25, 2015) -- PPL received a score of 95 out of 100 on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality.
PPL’s score in the annual Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s survey reflects a commitment to LGBT workplace equality, with respect to tangible policies, benefits and practices.
“Diversity is woven into the fabric of PPL,” said Bill Spence, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer. “We are committed to continuing our long-standing support of the LGBT community through active participation in community organizations and equal benefits for employees.”
The 2016 CEI rated a total of 1,027 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. For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. PPL’s seven high-performing, award-winning utilities serve 10 million customers in the U.S. and United Kingdom. The company and its 13,000 employees are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and reliability and delivering superior value for shareowners. To learn more, visit www.pplweb.com.
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