LGBT Equality in the Workplace

By Cecily Joseph, Symantec's VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer
Sep 30, 2015 2:00 PM ET

Today Symantec joins a consortium of 12 major businesses with 1.4 million employees across more than 190 countries committing to uphold LGBT workplace protections abroad.

The inaugural members of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) global corporate coalition collectively employ nearly 1.4 million people across more than 190 countries and have a combined annual revenue of nearly $550 billion. Together, they have committed to safeguarding workplace fairness and equality for LGBT employees across their global operations.

“We are proud to bring together some of the world's largest companies to advance LGBT equality around the globe,” said HRC President Chad Griffin.  “These corporate leaders, which employ 1.4 million employees worldwide, understand that equality, inclusion, and engagement are pivotal to business success. Today, they are sending a resounding message that LGBT people are valued, they are equal, and they deserve a fair chance to earn a living and provide for their families no matter where they live."

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