Dec 5, 2016
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today that the company has been named to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2017 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) Equality List.
According to the HRC, only companies earning a score of 100 percent on the HRC Foundation's 2017 Corporate Equality Index are included in the list. The index is the national benchmarking tool evaluating corporate policies, practices and diversity efforts relating to LGBTQ employees.
"TE is extremely proud and honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for our commitment to the LGBTQ community," said Chairman and CEO Tom Lynch. "Unleashing our people's potential through inclusion is a core part of TE's strategy and is integral to our continued innovation and growth as a global technology leader."
"Achieving a score of 100 on the index is a strong confirmation of our inclusion and diversity efforts," said President and CEO-elect Terrence Curtin. "Much of our success in this area is due to the continued efforts of our employees across the organization and from our LGBTQ employees and allies. This is a wonderful recognition."
To learn more about the HRC 2017 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality List visit http://www.hrc.org/.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 75,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in close to 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.
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