CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 19, 2014–
For the sixth consecutive year, Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)
has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality
Index, as measured by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization
in the U.S.
“We are honored to again be among the top companies recognized by the
Human Rights Campaign Foundation,” said Kim Ryan, Campbell’s Vice
President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. “This recognition demonstrates
our commitment and ongoing efforts to attract and retain a diverse and
inclusive global workforce. We believe that creating a supportive
workplace where employees can truly be themselves enables us to be a
stronger, high-performing organization and reflects the consumer base we
want to serve today and tomorrow.”
Now in its 13th year, the index is the Human Rights Campaign
Foundation’s annual report card of corporate America’s treatment of LGBT
employees, consumers and investors. Businesses are rated on a scale of 0
to 100, based on the existence of corporate policies that support LGBT
people through anti-discrimination protection, domestic partner
benefits, diversity training, affinity groups, and LGBT-specific
Campbell earned a perfect score and the distinction of “Best Places to
Work for LGBT Equality.” Campbell’s score also earned the company a spot
on the HRC’s Buying for Equality 2015 list, a guide to businesses,
products and services that support LGBT equality.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE: CPB) makes real food that matters for life’s moments,
from high-quality soups and simple meals to snacks and healthy
beverages. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide
authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that
connect them to each other, to warm memories and to what’s important
today. Led by its iconic Campbell’s brand, the company’s
portfolio includes Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Bolthouse
Farms, V8, Swanson, Prego, Pace, Plum
Organics, Arnott’s, Tim Tam, Royal Dansk and Kjeldsens.
Founded in 1869, Campbell has a heritage of giving back and acting
as a good steward of the planet’s natural resources. The company is a
member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability
Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com
or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.
About Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization
working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By
inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination
against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental
fairness and equality for all.
Source: Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup CompanyThomas Hushen (Media)856-342-5227[email protected]
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