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TCCC Again Wins Perfect Rating in HRC's Corporate Equality Index

By:  The Coca-Cola Company Dec 9, 2013
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The Coca-Cola Company again received a 100 percent rating from the Human Rights Campaign based on an in-depth analysis of our workplace policies and practices for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) associates.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBT civil rights organization in the U.S. Every year, the group publishes its Corporate Equality Index (CEI), widely considered to be the premiere national benchmark for LGBT workplace inclusion. Coca-Cola has received a perfect CEI rating every year since 2006.

“Achieving this recognition now for eight years running from HRC affirms that we continue making progress with our diversity and inclusion work, and reaffirms our commitment to our associates and the LGBT community,” said Steve Bucherati, Chief Diversity Officer.

To achieve a perfect score, companies must have fully inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal employment benefits, demonstrate their commitment to equality publicly and exercise responsible citizenship.