Mar 28, 2019
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has once again earned the highest rating on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
The CEI evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. For the third consecutive year, TE has earned a 100 percent ranking on the CEI and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
"This recognition from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is one we take great pride in at TE, as engagement and inclusion are key parts of teamwork, one of our core values," said CEO Terrence Curtin. "I think most people would agree that recruiting and fostering a diverse workforce is the right thing to do. We believe that having an inclusive environment where everyone is comfortable sharing their ideas also inspires the type of innovation that helps us create a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future."
This is TE's second recognition from the HRC Foundation in recent months. The company also received the highest rating in the HRC Equality MX survey, earning the distinction as a "Best Place to Work for the LGBT Community" in Mexico.
TE is committed to engaging with its employees around the world – and making TE a great place to work – by emphasizing development and training, creating a safe work environment, embracing diversity and inclusion, and supporting uncompromising values. Learn more about career opportunities.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
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