For the fifth consecutive year, Faegre Baker Daniels received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 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.
FaegreBD is one of 609 major U.S. businesses to earn top marks and designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
“At Faegre Baker Daniels, we strive to foster an environment as diverse and inclusive as the clients we serve and the communities in which we live and work,” said FaegreBD chair and managing partner Tom Froehle. “We are proud of our commitment to diversity and will continue to foster our culture of inclusion through ongoing strategic efforts that afford our professionals the opportunity to grow, succeed and better serve our clients.”
The 2018 CEI rated 1,084 businesses, evaluating 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.
Diversity and inclusion is a core value of FaegreBD. The firm embeds diversity and inclusion throughout its processes, policies, practices, departments and programming. These strategic efforts are overseen by FaegreBD's Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Group and full-time, professional diversity staff. The firm’s LGBT Resource Group contributes to the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts and serves as a resource to firm leadership regarding LGBT matters.
ABOUT THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
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.