Ceramic Industry News

Owens Corning Scores High on Corporate Equality Index

November 30, 2012
KEYWORDS awards
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

Owens Corning recently announced that it received a score of 100% on the 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) published by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, a civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. Owens Corning has achieved a 100% CEI rating every year since 2004.

The 2013 CEI rated 889 companies, including all Fortune® 500 companies, on a scale of 0 to 100% relative to 40 specific policies and practices. Owens Corning was one of a record of 252 companies to achieve a perfect CEI score. To achieve a perfect score and the distinction as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality,” companies must have fully inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal employment benefits, demonstrate organizational LGBT competency and a public commitment to equality, and exercise responsible citizenship.

“Owens Corning is honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for a ninth consecutive year as one of the best places to work for LGBT equality,” said Frank O’Brien-Bernini, vice president and chief sustainability officer, and executive sponsor of the company’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Advocates (GLBTA) affinity group. “Embracing diversity and inclusion provides a competitive advantage by creating an environment where the most outstanding talent in the world feels welcomed, respected and valued for their contributions. This enables Owens Corning and our customers to take full advantage of the collective experience and perspective that our employees possess.”

For additional information, visit www.owenscorning.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

May 2014 Issue Highlights

Our May 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI August 2014 cover

2014 August

Explore technical ceramics, glasses and refractories in our August issue!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE CERAMIC INDUSTRY STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Directories

CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px