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Ecolab Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Dec 5, 2016

Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This is Ecolab’s fifth consecutive year with a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index.

The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses based on an evaluation of LGBT-related policies and practices, including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBT community. Ecolab's efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. Ecolab is one of 517 major U.S. businesses to receive top marks this year.

For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

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