November 26, 2012
Herman Miller Earns Sixth Consecutive Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index
Herman Miller, Inc. has received a top rating for the sixth consecutive year in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s tenth annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The company is one of a select group of businesses to achieve a 100% and earn distinction as “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.”
“We’re pleased to once again earn a perfect score on the CEI,” said Brian Walker, Herman Miller’s Chief Executive Officer. “At Herman Miller we’ve long recognized every person is extraordinary and deserves the chance to contribute their unique perspective, ideas, and abilities.”
The index evaluates non-discrimination policies, benefits, diversity training, and other internal resources for the LGBT workers, and is the primary method for businesses to benchmark and evaluate their policies, practices, and diversity efforts related to the LGBT community. The 2013 Corporate Equality Index report can be viewed on the Human Rights Campaign website.
About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller works for a better world around you—with inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Its curiosity, ingenuity, and design excellence create award-winning products and services, resulting in more than $1.7 billion in revenue in fiscal 2012. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. A past recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt "National Design Award,” in 2012, Herman Miller again received the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s top rating in its annual Corporate Equality Index and was also named, for the ninth consecutive year, to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.