CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Navigant (NYSE: NCI) proudly announced today that for the ninth
consecutive year, it has received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate
Equality Index (CEI). Administered by the Human Rights Campaign
Foundation (HRC), the CEI is a U.S. benchmarking survey and report on
corporate policies and practices related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.
“Navigant’s commitment to the promotion of a workplace that values
mutual respect and equality is unwavering,” said Julie Howard, Navigant
chairman and CEO. “Championing diversity and inclusion is engrained in
our core values, and our company’s success is due to our colleagues’
commitment to supporting these values in everything we do.”
In 2017, Navigant continued to create awareness, understanding, and an
appreciation for its progressive work environment through programs
championed by the company’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and
Allies Employee Resource Group. The efforts included webinars,
sponsorships, active participation in LGBTQ-focused job fairs, and
community outreach around the country.
“Receiving a perfect score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index nine-years
running is a direct testament to Navigant’s commitment to the LGBT
community,” said Sarah Golden, manager in Navigant’s human capital
department and co-chair of the company’s LGBTA Employee Resource Group.
“Navigant continues to stand on the right side of history by actively
supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. For that, I am truly
The 2018 CEI rated 947 businesses in the report, through a survey
evaluating policies and practices including nondiscrimination workplace
protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive healthcare
benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ
community. Navigant’s efforts in satisfying all the CEI criteria
resulted in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Places
to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global
professional services firm that helps clients take control of their
future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge,
substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help
clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a
focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and
significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves
clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.
Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and
technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp
insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More
information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.