North Highland wins Best Place to Work in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index

North Highland Announces Results of Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s LGBTQ Equality in the Workplace Assessment

ATLANTE, February 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — North Highland, the leading change and transformation consultancy, has been recognized as a Best Workplace in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, the largest benchmarking survey of the country and the report measuring company policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace. North Highland joins the ranks of 1,271 major U.S. companies that have also been ranked in the 2022 CEI.

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Alex BombeckCEO of North Highland, said: “Throughout my career, when I think of the best companies I’ve worked for, they stand out because of their people. I love the opportunities North Highland provides to highlight, celebrate and embrace the differences between our employees. This not only makes us more effective as consultants and business leaders, but also creates a welcoming and inclusive environment for our employees and customers.”

“When the Human Rights Campaign Foundation created the Corporate Equality Index 20 years ago, we dreamed that LGBTQ+ workers, from the factory floor to the corporate office, in big cities and small towns, would have access to the policies and benefits needed to thrive and live authentically,” said Jay Brown, senior vice president of programs, research and training for the Human Rights Campaign. “We are proud that the Corporate Equality Index has paved the way for this reality for countless LGBTQ+ workers in America and abroad. But there is still more to do, which is why we are still raising a times the bar to create more equitable workplaces and a better tomorrow for LGBTQ+ workers everywhere.”

IEC 2022 results show how 1,271 U.S.-based companies not only promote LGBTQ-friendly workplace policies, but also help advance the cause of LGBTQ+ inclusion in workplaces across the country. foreigner. In 2002, the first year of the IEC, only 13 companies achieved the highest score, demonstrating the incredible impact the IEC has had on the business world over the past 20 years. This year’s IEC reflects growth in all measurement categories, from the adoption of inclusive non-discrimination policies to equitable healthcare benefits for transgender employees.

“North Highland is committed to creating a work culture that values ​​differences and embraces diversity. This includes our LGBTQ+ community, which has had an incredible impact on our business,” said Sucheta Misra, Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Head of Social Impact at North Highland. “Our inclusion in the Corporate Equality Index is a welcome recognition and strong encouragement to continue our efforts to bring about positive change in our workplace.”

The IEC rates employers providing these crucial protections to more than 20 million American workers and an additional 18 million outside the United States. ) and hundreds of medium and large public and private companies.

The CEI rates companies on detailed criteria divided into four central pillars:

  • Non-discrimination policies in business entities;

  • Equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families;

  • Support an inclusive culture; and,

  • Corporate social responsibility.

The full report is available online at http://www.hrc.org/cei.

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest civil rights organization working for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people. Through its programs, the HRC Foundation seeks to bring about transformational change in the daily lives of LGBTQ+ people, bringing to light inequalities and deepening public understanding of LGBTQ+ issues, with a clear focus on promoting transgender and racial justice. His work has transformed the landscape for over 15 million workers, 11 million students, 1 million clients in the adoption and foster care system and more. The HRC Foundation provides direct consultation and technical assistance to institutions and communities, promoting the advancement of inclusive policies and practices; it builds the capacity of future leaders and allies through scholarship and training programs; and, with the firm belief that we are stronger working together, he forges partnerships with advocates in the United States and around the world to increase our impact and shape the future of our work.

About North Highland

North Highland is making things happen, helping businesses transform by putting people at the heart of every decision. This is how lasting progress is made. With our mix of people, client and operational expertise, we are the world leader in transformation consulting. We innovate today, so it’s easier to navigate tomorrow.

Founded in 1992, North Highland is consistently voted one of the best places to work. We are proud to be a member of Cordence Worldwide, a global network of truly connected consultancies with the ability to think and deliver together. This means North Highland has over 4,500 experts in over 60 offices around the world to partner with you.

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