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Dow officials say this is the 10th consecutive year the company has received recognition for its "continued leadership of and commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT rights in the workplace. InDow became the first in the chemical industry to receive a perfect score, according to the release. Howard Ungerleider, Dow's chief financial officer and executive sponsor of Gays, Lesbians and Allies at Dow, or GLAD, issued the following statement in response to the company's recognition:.
Owens Corning joins the ranks of major U. Daniel Smith, senior vice president of organization and administration at Owens Corning, stated, "Owens Corning is pleased to be recognized as an organization that fosters a safe, open and inclusive environment where our employees feel valued and respected. We recognize and understand the impact these factors have on our employees and their well-being.
But he is constantly frustrated: the inhabitants of Llanddewi Brefi are all either tolerant or gay themselves. The corporate world is not yet as gay-friendly as Llanddewi Brefi. But attitudes have changed dramatically. Progress has taken place in a wide range of industries.
James Ray Fitterling is an American business executive. Jim Fitterling was born in  in Missouriwhere he spent his youth in a small farm town. He then served as Dow's president of basic plastics from until
It is one of seven networks working to promote an increasingly diverse and inclusive workplace. There are local chapters of their group, all growing out of GLAD that started in The index is a measurement of the performance of multinational corporations in relation to diversity and inclusion issues specifically focusing on LGBT communities in the countries where they operate.
The CEI rated companies on a scale of 0 to percent. Owens Corning was one of national companies to achieve a perfect CEI score. To achieve a perfect score and the distinction as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality," companies must have fully-inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal employment benefits, demonstrate organizational LGBT competency and a public commitment to equality, and exercise responsible citizenship.
I found out on November 15 when I got a letter from the Cabinet Office. It is just reward for the thousands of hours she has put in to help members of the local community. Dow Corning was very supportive. She even persuaded West End musical star Peter Karrie to come over from Somerset to open one hospital fete.
Dow has offered equal benefits to same-sex partners for over a decade and has best-in-class transgender policies and health benefits that are aligned to the standards of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, a professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health. Externally, the Company has been a longstanding advocate for state and federal legislation protecting LGBT people from policies that seek to create nonexclusive environments. Dow has spoken out in opposition to contentious legislation in several states, including North Carolina, Indiana, Louisiana and Texas.
He leads by example among senior LGBT and ally executives around the world by supporting policy progress, sharing best practices and driving a strategy for greater inclusion of LGBT colleagues at Dow. Louis A. His work for equality also includes participation and leadership at many conferences and panels, globally, including representing Dow on a key White House task force on workplace equality. He has raised awareness and driven culture change for LGBT inclusion through prominent guest speakers and creative seminars that connect hobbies and social activities to diversity.