Monday, January 15, 2007

GLBT DIGEST - January 15, 2007

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Check out our list of the top companies that support equality for gay,lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees. Based on our annual report, theCorporate Equality Index that rates corporate America's treatment of GLBTemployees, more than 140 companies received a perfect score demonstratingtheir commitment to equality. (More on methodology)

Individuals can be fired in 33 states if they are gay, lesbian, or bisexual,and 42 states if they are transgender. HRC recognizes these Best Places toWork for GLBT Equality as companies that have made a commitment to enddiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in theworkplace.

Click on the industry heading to see a list of companies as well as theirscores on our report, information on their policies and a link to theirsite. Good luck on your job search.

Advertising and Marketing back to top
Starcom MediaVest Group Chicago IL

Aerospace and Defense back to top
Boeing Co. Chicago IL
Honeywell International Inc. Morristown NJ
Northrop Grumman Corp. Los Angeles CA
Raytheon Co. Waltham MA

Airlines back to top
AMR Corp Fort Worth TX
US Airways Group, Inc. Tempe AZ

Apparel, Fashion, Textiles and Department Stores back to top
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. New Albany OH
Gap Inc. San Francisco CA
Levi Strauss & Co. San Francisco CA
Liz Claiborne Inc. New York NY
Nike Inc. Beaverton OR
Nordstrom Inc. Seattle WA

Automotive back to top
DaimlerChrysler Corp. Auburn Hills MI
Ford Motor Co. Dearborn MI
General Motors Corp. Detroit MI
Volkswagen of America Inc. Auburn Hills MI

Banking and Financial Services back to top
American Express Co. New York NY
Ameriprise Financial Inc. Minneapolis MN
Bank of America Corp. Charlotte NC
Capital One Financial Corp. McLean VA
Charles Schwab Corp., The San Francisco CA
Citigroup Inc. New York NY
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC New York NY
Deutsche Bank New York NY
Fannie Mae Washington DC
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., The New York NY
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. New York NY
Lehman Brothers Holdings New York NY
Mellon Financial Corp. Pittsburgh PA
Merrill Lynch & Co. New York NY
Morgan Stanley New York NY
State Street Corp. Boston MA
SunTrust Banks Inc. Atlanta GA
Visa International Foster City CA
Wachovia Corp. Charlotte NC
Wells Fargo & Co. San Francisco CA

Chemicals and Biotechnology back to top
Dow Chemical Co. Midland MI
DuPont (E. I. du Pont de Nemours) Wilmington DE

Computer Software back to top
Adobe San Jose CA
Intuit Mountain View CA
Microsoft Redmond WA

Computers and Data Services back to top
ChoicePoint Inc. Alpharetta GA
International Business Machines Corp. Armonk NY

Computers and Office Equipment back to top
Apple Computer Inc. Cupertino CA
Cisco Systems Inc. San Jose CA
Dell Inc. Round Rock TX
Hewlett-Packard Co. Palo Alto CA
Lexmark International Inc. Lexington KY
NCR Corp. Dayton OH
Sun Microsystems Inc. Santa Clara CA
Tech Data Corp. Clearwater FL
Xerox Corp. Stamford CT

Consulting back to top
Bain & Company Inc. Boston MA
Deloitte & Touche USA LLP New York NY
Ernst & Young LLP New York NY
Hewitt Associates Lincolnshire IL
McKinsey & Co. Inc. New York NY
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP New York NY

Entertainment and Media back to top
Clear Channel Communications, Inc. San Antonio TX
Google Inc. Mountain View CA
Viacom Inc. New York NY
Walt Disney Co. Burbank CA

Food and Beverage back to top
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. St. Louis MO
Brinker International Inc. Dallas TX
Cargill Inc. Wayzata MN
Coca-Cola Company Atlanta GA
Coors Brewing Company Denver CO
General Mills Inc. Minneapolis MN
Kraft Foods Inc. Northfield IL
PepsiCo Inc. Purchase NY

Health Care back to top
Aetna Inc. Hartford CT
Bausch & Lomb Inc. Rochester NY
CIGNA Corp. Philadelphia PA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. Wellesley MA
Kaiser Permanente Oakland CA

High-Tech Photography and Science back to top
Agere Systems Inc. Allentown PA
Agilent Technologies Inc. Palo Alto CA
Corning Inc. Corning NY
Eastman Kodak Co. Rochester NY
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. Austin TX
Intel Corp. Santa Clara CA
Motorola Inc. Schaumburg IL

Home Furnishing back to top
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Taylorsville NC
Replacements Ltd. McLeansville NC

Hotels, Resorts and Casinos back to top
Carlson Companies Inc. Minnetonka MN
Global Hyatt Corp. Chicago IL
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, Inc. San Francisco CA
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide White Plains NY
The Olivia Companies LLC San Francisco CA

Insurance back to top
Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America Minneapolis MN
California State Automobile Association San Francisco CA
Chubb Corp. Warren NJ
CNA Insurance Chicago IL
ING North America Insurance Corp. Atlanta GA
MetLife, Inc. New York NY
Nationwide Columbus OH
Prudential Financial Inc. Newark NJ

Law Firms back to top
Alston & Bird LLP Atlanta GA
Arnold & Porter Washington DC
Dorsey & Whitney Minneapolis MN
Faegre & Benson Minneapolis MN
Heller Ehrman LLP San Francisco CA
Jenner & Block LLP Chicago IL
McDermott Will & Emery LLP Chicago IL
Morrison & Foerster LLP San Francisco CA
Nixon Peabody LLP Rochester NY
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe San Francisco CA
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP San Francisco CA
Powell Goldstein LLP Atlanta GA

Manufacturing back to top
Cummins Inc. Columbus IN
Owens Corning Toledo OH

Miscellaneous back to top
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. Watertown MA

Oil and Gas back to top
BP America Warrenville IL
Chevron San Ramon CA

Pharmaceuticals back to top
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. New York NY
Eli Lilly & Co. Indianapolis IN
GlaxoSmithKline plc Philadelphia PA
Hospira Inc. Lake Forest IL
Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick NJ
Merck & Co. Inc. Whitehouse Station NJ
Pfizer Inc. New York NY
Schering-Plough Corp. Kenilworth NJ

Publishing and Printing back to top
CMP Media Manhasset NY
New York Times New York NY

Retail back to top
Best Buy Co. Inc. Richfield MN
Clorox Company Oakland CA
Estee Lauder Companies New York NY
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. Racine WI
Sears Holdings Corporation Hoffman Estates IL
Walgreens Co. Deerfield IL
Whirlpool Corp. Benton Harbor MI

Telecommunications back to top
AT&T Inc. San Antonio TX
Avaya Inc. Basking Ridge NJ
BellSouth Corp. Atlanta GA
Lucent Technologies Inc. Murray Hill NJ
Motorola Inc. Schaumburg IL
Sprint Nextel Corp Reston VA

Utilities back to top
Consolidated Edison Co. New York NY
Keyspan Corp Brooklyn NY
PG&E Corp. San Francisco CA
Sempra Energy San Diego CA

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