More than 500 companies – 500! – are now leading the charge in support of LGBT rights, according to the Human Rights Campaign. These companies scored perfect 100 scores on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. The scale is from 0, where a company is not seen as meeting any requirements of an inclusive workplace, to 100, considered the most welcoming. WallMart has joined the list of over 500 companies earning a perfect 100 score.
Companies include Target, Dow Chemical, Marriott International, GE and Apple. More than 1000 companies are planning to fight proposed laws hostile to the LGBT community, including bathroom laws planned in Texas and elsewhere. Read the Bloomberg article here for more information.