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CA Technologies Gets Perfect Score in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index

Company Maintains Standing as one of the “Best Places to Work” for LGBT Equality

Submitted by: CA Technologies

Categories: Human Rights, Human Resources & Diversity

Posted: Dec 09, 2013 – 10:36 AM EST

 

NEW YORK, Dec. 09 /CSRwire/ - CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that is has received a 100 percent rating by the Human Rights Campaign in its 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) report, the premiere national benchmark for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) workplace inclusion.

“Each of CA’s programs and corporate policies is carefully crafted to ensure that all employees experience 100 percent inclusion and equality in the workplace,” said Guy Di Lella, chief human resources officer, CA Technologies. “We know that diverse teams deliver better results and that diversity of experience, thought and culture help to drive innovation and original ideas. This means that our business hinges on our employees’ ability to express themselves freely and enjoy a work environment that respects all individuals equally -- allowing everyone to be at their best, every single day.”

According to the HRC, the largest LGBT advocacy group in the United States, the criteria that was used to determine companies' scores was wide-ranging. It included looking at equal employment opportunity policies, employment benefits for workers and their spouses/partners, transgender-inclusive health insurance, public commitment and responsible citizenship.

CA Technologies supports its LGBT employees with programs, policies and benefits that include:

  • Participation in the HRC’s Employee Nondiscrimination Act Business Coalition to advocate for LGBT workplace equality;
  • Participation in Williams Institute's transgender health benefits research project to study on the costs and benefits to businesses of providing transition-related healthcare benefits for transgender employees;
  • Hosting of Inclusion and Diversity “Breakfast With” events on LGBT topics;
  • Sponsorship of a screening of CODEBREAKER, the remarkable and tragic documentary on computing pioneer Alan Turing during June Pride Month;
  • Raising money for the Terence Higgins Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to HIV and health prevention; and,
  • Hosting of an LGBT Inclusion Team to foster diversity and allow employees to share information, recognize achievements and interact with fellow employees.

Human Rights Campaign CEI Methodology
Over the past 12 years, the CEI has become the gold standard for corporate policies and practices related to LGBT employees and their families.  The CEI rates companies on 40 such policies and practices.  A total of 934 businesses have been rated in the 2014 CEI, including the entire Fortune 500. This year, a record 301 of the Fortune 500-ranked businesses have official CEI ratings, with the other 197 unofficially rated based upon publicly-available data.

About CA Technologies
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA Technologies at www.ca.com.

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Rita O’Brien CA Technologies
Phone: (631) 342- 6687

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