- Siemens Healthineers receives full score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index in the U.S.
- Human Rights Campaign recognizes Siemens Healthineers commitment to LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace
Siemens Healthineers has again received a full score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) in the U.S. The HRC’s CEI is a national benchmarking tool that focuses on corporate policies, practices, and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees.
“Siemens Healthineers is extremely honored to be recognized again as a champion company that is firmly committed to LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace,” said David Pacitti, President and Head of the Americas, Siemens Healthineers. “It has been, and will remain, a key priority of ours to make all employees feel included, safe, and equal in the workplace.”
HRC’s CEI annually evaluates and rates participating companies on detailed and ever-evolving criteria falling under four crucial pillars. Criteria for 2021 included non-discrimination policies across business entities, equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families, supporting an inclusive culture, and corporate social responsibility. Siemens Healthineers proudly joins the ranks of other major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year. Siemens Healthineers is committed to not only LGBTQ+ equality, but also dedicates an immense amount of effort into diversity and inclusion across the company, not just in the U.S. but internationally, as well.
previously unimaginable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, to a long overdue
reckoning with racial injustice, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Yet, many
businesses across the nation stepped up and continued to prioritize and
champion LGBTQ+ equality,” said
Alphonso David, Human Rights Campaign President. “This year has shown us that tools like the CEI are crucial in
the work to increase equity and inclusion in the workplace, but also that
companies must breathe life into these policies and practices in real and
tangible ways. Thank you to the companies that understand protecting their
LGBTQ+ employees and consumers from discrimination is not just the right thing
to do—but the best business decision.”
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Siemens Healthineers AG (listed in Frankfurt, Germany: SHL) is shaping the future of Healthcare. As a leading medical technology company headquartered in Erlangen, Germany, Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide through its regional companies to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving the patient experience, and digitalizing healthcare. Siemens Healthineers is continuously developing its product and service portfolio, with AI-supported applications and digital offerings that play an increasingly important role in the next generation of medical technology. These new applications will enhance the company’s foundation in in-vitro diagnostics, image-guided therapy, and in-vivo diagnostics. Siemens Healthineers also provides a range of services and solutions to enhance healthcare providers’ ability to provide high-quality, efficient care to patients. In fiscal 2020, which ended on September 30, 2020, Siemens Healthineers, which has approximately 54,000 employees worldwide, generated revenue of €14.5 billion and adjusted EBIT of €2.2 billion. Further information is available at www.siemens-healthineers.com.