LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP RECEIVES 100 PERCENT RATING IN 2017 CORPORATE EQUALITY INDEX

Company has once again been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation with top marks in its annual scorecard and named Best Places to Work LGBTQ equality

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 11:29 am EST
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 4:29 pm EST

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RADNOR, PA

RADNOR, PA, - Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) proudly announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. This latest recognition marks the sixth year the company has been recognized by HRC, and the second year in a row they have received a perfect score, and been named the best place to work for LGBTQ equality.

"Year-over-year the Human Rights Campaign challenges organizations to be bolder and better, and it is an honor that our practices have been recognized with a 100 percent score on the CEI for the second consecutive year," said Allison Green, senior vice president and chief diversity officer for Lincoln Financial. "Maintaining our 100 percent score reflects our commitment to ensuring an inclusive workplace where we can bring our whole selves to work, recognizing our differences as a driver of innovation in the marketplace and advancing the effort for equality in all communities.”

The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses in the report, which 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.

Lincoln Financial offerings the following:

  • Non-Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
  • Insurance products and financial service offerings tailored for the LGBT community
  • Spousal and Partner Benefits
  • Transgender-Inclusive Benefits
  • Organizational LGBT Competency

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $229 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2016. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

 

 

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