TIAA-CREF Achieves Highest Score in Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

TIAA-CREF received a 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, the highest score possible on the survey, for the seventh consecutive year.

The HRC is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting fairness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Americans. The group’s annual Corporate Equality Index survey evaluates companies on their policies and practices for LGBT employees. As part of this recognition, TIAA-CREF will be included on HRC’s nationally-promoted “Best Places to Work” list.

“At TIAA-CREF, our unique mission, values and culture make us a different kind of financial services company,” says Roger Ferguson, President and CEO, TIAA-CREF.  “We are proud of the diverse talents and perspectives that can be found across our workforce.  That rich diversity makes us stronger as we deliver award-winning performance to help the millions of people we serve to achieve financial well-being.  While we know that building an inclusive culture is a journey that never really ends, we are honored to achieve a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index for the seventh consecutive year.”

The CEI has become the gold standard for corporate policies and practices related to LGBT employees and their families.  The CEI rates companies on 40 such policies and practices.