Human Rights Campaign Foundation presents firm with a perfect
score on the Corporate Equality Index due to steadfast commitment to
LGBT equality in the workplace
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For the 10th consecutive year, Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP) has
earned 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
(CEI). This index is a national benchmarking report that measures
corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.
Ameriprise received a perfect score by satisfying all criteria within
five categories, once again earning the firm the “Best Place to Work”
designation for LGBT equality. The CEI report evaluates LGBT-related
procedures and guidelines including non-discrimination workplace
protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health
care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT
“We are honored to receive this recognition and will continue to employ
strategies to ensure our employees, clients and advisors feel valued and
accepted,” said Rudy Rodriguez, vice president of Diversity and
Inclusion at Ameriprise Financial. “We’ve built a strong foundation
centered on diversity and we are proud of the initiatives in place which
make Ameriprise an outstanding corporate and community partner.”
Ameriprise was among 391 firms, from a total of 1,024 participating U.S.
businesses, to achieve 100 percent on the CEI.
For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About Ameriprise Financial
At Ameriprise Financial, we have
been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more
than 120 years. With extensive asset management, advisory and insurance
capabilities and a nationwide network of approximately 10,000 financial
advisors, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of
individual and institutional investors’ financial needs. For more
information, or to find an Ameriprise financial advisor, visit
About Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign is
America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all
Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and
realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
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