Andersen Named Forbes Best Employer for Diversity in 2022 for Second Time

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For the second consecutive year, Andersen Corporation, the maker of America's most popular brand of windows and doors, has been recognised as Forbes Best Employer for Diversity 2022. Statista Inc. conducted an independent survey to choose the honorees. Age, gender equality, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQA+, and general diversity concerning their employer.

For the first time last year, Andersen took part in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) of the 2021 Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which measures corporate policies and practices regarding LGBTQ workplace equality. Andersen received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index 2022. (CEI).

Andersen increased benefits eligibility to same- and different-gender domestic partners and their children in 2021 as part of its inclusive and equitable workplace practices. Additionally, the company revised its parental leave policy to provide employees with more flexibility, allowing them to take paid parental leave in one-week increments rather than having to use it all at once.

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Tracey Gibson, vice president and chief diversity officer at Andersen, said:

"We are deeply committed to being an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees feel respected, valued and driven to reach their full potential. We are proud to be recognized for the work we have accomplished, and we will continue to make meaningful changes to support our current and future employees, better understand our customers, grow our business and improve the communities where we live and work."

Chris Galvin, Andersen's president and chief operating officer, said:

"Andersen was founded almost 120 years ago on the philosophy that every employee contributes to our success — that we are stronger when we work 'all together' toward a shared mission. As we continue on our journey to be a company everyone loves, we are honoured by the Forbes recognition and remain dedicated to this important work that makes Andersen a special place to work for all."

Source: PRNewswire

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