Author Topic: ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD. EARNS TOP MARKS IN 2017 CORPORATE EQUALITY INDEX  (Read 513 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Manuela

  • Staff Captain
  • Vice Admiral
  • *
  • Posts: 2149
  • Karma: +18/-0
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD. EARNS TOP MARKS IN 2017 CORPORATE EQUALITY INDEX
 
Royal Caribbean Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
 
MIAMI, Dec. 14, 2016 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced it has received a perfect score of 100 percent for the second consecutive year on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Royal Caribbean joins the ranks of 517 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
 
“We are extremely honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign,” said Paul Parker, senior vice president, chief human resources officer for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.  With more than 70,000 land based and at sea employees around the world, Royal Caribbean creates a workplace culture of equality and inclusion, critical to our core mission of delivering experiences that enrich their lives.”
 
The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. Royal Caribbean’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
 
For more information on the 2017 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.
Regal Princess - NYC to FLL - Nov. 1, 2018
Regal Princess - Transatlantic - April 14, 2019
Sky Princess - Transatlantic - Nov. 17, 2019

Seacruise Forums