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Coca-Cola Company received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual corporate equality index.
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The Human Rights Campaign, an organization that advocates for LGBTQ equality, took into account nine different criteria to determine the success of companies’ efforts to promote equality and inclusion in the workplace.
The categories included discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender equality, offering equivalent spousal and partner medical benefits, transgender-inclusive health coverage, presence of employee resource groups or firm-wide diversity councils, and positive engagement with the external LGBTQ community.
“In 2016, the company worked in multiple states, publically and behind the scenes, to stand up for communities in which we do business,” Davis said, citing