Herman Miller Receives a Perfect Score on the Corporate Equality Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

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Herman Miller Receives a Perfect Score on the Corporate Equality Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

By Susan Huls
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@HermanMiller gets a perfect score on the @HRC Corporate Equality Index for the 4th consecutive year http://bit.ly/hIwcTj #CSR #diversity
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 10:25am

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By Susan Huls

Herman Miller has received the top rating for a fourth consecutive year in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s eighth annual Corporate Equality Index.

We are one of only 337 companies recognized for employment policies and practices that include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers and their families. The index evaluates non-discrimination policies, benefits, diversity training, and other internal resources for LGBT workers, as well as external support for the LGBT community.

At Herman Miller, inclusiveness is one of the Things That Matter to us and one of many ideals that helps us succeed.

In fact, Brian Walker, our President and CEO, says, “When we are truly inclusive, I believe we go beyond toleration to really understanding what makes us unique and what unites us as human beings.”

To learn more about how inclusiveness and diversity is a key part of our efforts to build a better world around you, go to: http://www.hermanmiller.com/About-Us/About-Herman-Miller/Inclusiveness-and-Diversity

 

About Herman Miller
Herman Miller works for a better world around you by designing and developing award-winning furniture and related services and technologies that improve your environment, whether it's an office, hospital, school, home, an entire building, or the world at large. In fiscal 2010, the company generated $1.3 billion in revenue. More than 100 years of innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. In 2010, the company was again cited by FORTUNE as both the "Most Admired" in its industry and among the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America, while FastCompany named Herman Miller among its 2010 "Innovation All-Stars." Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.

 

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