In recognition of its inclusive workplace, Dow has been named by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation as a 2019 “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ+ equality. This marks the Company’s 14th consecutive year receiving a perfect score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ+ employees.
“This recognition reaffirms our longstanding commitment to driving a diverse workplace where everyone can bring their whole selves to work every day,” said Jim Fitterling, chief executive officer of Dow. “Recruiting and retaining diverse talent is a business imperative which enables Dow’s ambition. From the board room to the shop floor, we aim to promote a fair and inclusive work environment for everyone because it is the right thing to do.”
“We are proud of our track record on LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion, and we will continue working to achieve the highest standards for policies and practices, championing equality for all of our employees,” said Karen S. Carter, Dow’s chief human resources officer and chief inclusion officer.