FMC Corporation Receives Perfect Score on 2020 Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
"FMC has focused on driving meaningful progress in diversity and inclusion at FMC, including several significant policy changes related to parental leave and domestic partner and transgender inclusion benefits in the U.S. over the past several years. Creating a workplace where people feel engaged and a sense of belonging matters not only for current employees but also to the next generation of employees and the future of our company," said Pierre Brondeau, chairman and chief executive officer at FMC. "Our CEI score reflects the importance we place on recognizing and appreciating each other's differences so that all of our employees around the world can grow and contribute to their fullest potential."
FMC proudly supports LGBTQ employees through SPECTRUM, an FMC employee resource group (ERG) for lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees and their allies. It focuses on increasing the visibility of LGBTQ issues within the Company through education and awareness initiatives. The group holds events throughout the year to reinforce Company commitments to fairness and equality, and advocates for new policy or policy modifications where necessary to establish best practices for LGBTQ inclusion. SPECTRUM is one of six employee resource groups at FMC, which also include The Bridge, a multicultural ERG; Women's Initiative Network (WIN); i-Gen, an intergenerational ERG; Valuing Individuals with Visible and Invisible Disabilities (VIVID); and Honor, a veterans group open to all employees to promote, provide awareness and support veterans within FMC and our local communities.
"As a global company, FMC faces unique opportunities and challenges in advancing diversity and inclusion," said
For more information on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, or to view the full report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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