Akamai Technologies, Inc. Tops HRC's 2022 Corporate Equality Index

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Corporate Equality Index 2022

Akamai Technologies received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the sixth consecutive year Akamai has received such a score. The CEI evaluates LGBTQ+-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections.

Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world's most trusted solution for powering and protecting digital experiences, is pleased to announce that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies, practices, and benefits relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) employees. This is the sixth year in a row that the company has received such a rating.

“Akamai is committed to inclusion and diversity and we know that real change in these areas depends on consistent practices and collective action across the entire organization,” said Nicole Fitzpatrick, chief ESG officer and deputy general counsel, Akamai Technologies.

“We strive to provide a work environment and culture where all employees feel that they can contribute and perform to the best of their abilities. As a result, at Akamai, we continually create and invest in programs that allow each employee to feel they can make not only a difference, but also an impact.”

The 2022 CEI assesses LGBTQ+-related policies and practices, such as anti-discrimination workplace protections, equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families, fostering an inclusive culture, and overall corporate social responsibility. Akamai's efforts to meet all of the CEI's criteria resulted in a perfect score and recognition as a "Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality."

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC Foundation) is the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, America's largest civil rights organization dedicated to LGBTQ+ equality. With a clear focus on advancing transgender and racial justice, the HRC Foundation seeks to make transformational change in the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ people through its programs, shedding light on inequity and deepening the public's understanding of LGBTQ+ issues.

Source: Akamai newsroom


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