HCRF Gives Apple Perfect Score For LGBTQ Inclusion


The HCRF, or Human Rights Campaign Foundation has given Apple a perfect score in terms of LGBTQ inclusion and equality during their annual Corporate Equality Index.

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Companies are rated by the organization according to the 3 key pillars:

  • No discriminating policies on all business entities.
  • Equal opportunity and benefits for LGBTQ employees and their family.
  • Supports corporate and cultural social responsibilities.

Moreover, each company is rated on a percentage scale based on various policies such as health care coverage and inclusion on supply chain programs.

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Thirteen of the top 20 Fortune 500 companies got a perfect score as well, including Walgreen, Fannie Mae, McKesson, Walmart, Cardinal Health, Amazon, Chevron, Kroger Co., AmerisourceBergen Corp., AT&T, General Motors and UnitedHealth.

Apple took the Number 3 spot in the Fortune 500 in revenue while being ranked Number 1 in terms of profit and among tech companies. The Cupertino-based firm is also the most admired company globally for the 12th consecutive time.


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