Introduction to CEI 2012


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Introduction to CEI 2012

  1. 1. CorporateEquality Index2012 Human Rights Campaign Foundation June 2011
  2. 2. Goal:equal protections,benefits and climate forLGBT workers
  3. 3. it’s 2011and it’s still legal to fire people because of their gender identity in 36 states because of their sexual orientation in 29 states
  4. 4. CEI 2011 - 337 at 100%• Includes 144 Fortune 500’s• Includes 97 law firms 337 305• Total 616 rated businesses 260 195 138 101 56 26 13 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 4
  5. 5. Equality is Good for Business
  6. 6. Input... LGBT LGBT Workers Workplace / Community Advocates Members Workplace Participating Diversity Businesses Leaders Federal and CEI HRC Business Council & State Laws Criteria Staff
  7. 7. 2012 Criteria changes announced in2009, effective this year
  8. 8. 2012 CEI  non-discrimination policyCriteria–  sexual orientation  gender identity  employment benefits  equal partner/spousal benefits  transgender-inclusive insurance  organizational competency CEI  diversity/competency training and metrics 2012   employee network group engagement or diversity metrics  external engagement  responsible citizenship effective June 2011 (for the 2012 CEI Survey and Report)
  9. 9. 2012 CEI  all benefits providedCriteria– equally (i.e., benefits offered to spouses also equal offered to partners, including FMLA, adoption assistance benefits) partner/ spousal  partner benefits benefits recognize state-registered same-sex domestic partners, civil union partners and spouses in states that recognize them (i.e., don’t require additional documentation such as an affidavit)
  10. 10. 2012 CEI  removes transgenderCriteria– exclusions  explicitly references WPATH transgender- Standards of Care for inclusive medically necessary insurance treatment  at least one plan avail. to all employees (and dependents)  documentation to HRC HRC: WPATH:
  11. 11. CEI 2011: 85 employers report trans-inclusive plans available to 2,994,373 employees & their family members3M Co. Deutsche Bank J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.Aetna Inc. Diageo North America Johnson & Johnson PricewaterhouseCoopers LLPAlcatel-Lucent DLA Piper K&L Gates LLP Replacements Ltd.American Express Co. E. I. du Pont de Nemours &Co. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi (DuPont) LLPAmeriprise Financial Inc. Kimpton Hotel & RestaurantAT&T Inc. Eastman Kodak Co. Grp Inc. Schiff Hardin LLPAvaya Inc. Edwards Angell Palmer & Kirkland & Ellis LLP Sears Holdings Corp. Dodge LLP KPMG LLP Shearman & Sterling LLPBaker & McKenzie Ernst & Young LLP Kraft Foods Inc. Sonnenschein, Nath &Bank of America Corp. Exelon Corp. Latham & Watkins LLP Rosenthal LLPBarclays Capital Faegre & Benson LLP Littler Mendelson PC Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLPBingham McCutchen LLP Federal Home Loan Mortgage Marriott International Inc. State Farm GroupBooz Allen Hamilton Inc. Corp. (Freddie Mac)Campbell Soup Co. Marsh & McLennan Co’s Inc. Sun Microsystems Inc. Ford Motor Co. Sutherland Asbill & BrennanCardinal Health Inc. McGraw-Hill Co’s Inc., The Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & LLPCarlton Fields PA Jacobson LLP Microsoft Corp. Morgan Stanley TD Bank, N.A.Chrysler LLC Genentech Inc. Morrison & Foerster LLP Thomson ReutersCisco Systems Inc. General Motors Corp. UAL Corp. (United Airlines)Citigroup Inc. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc., The Nike Inc. Walt Disney Co.Clifford Chance US LLP Google Inc. Northern Trust Corp. Oracle Corp. Wells Fargo & Co.Coca-Cola Co., The Harris Bankcorp Inc. Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & White & Case LLPCovington & Burling LLP Herman Miller Inc. Walker LLP Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale &Crowell & Moring LLP Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP Dorr LLPCummins Inc. PG&E Corp. Intel Corp. Yahoo! Inc.,Deloitte LLP Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw International Business Pittman LLP 11 Machines Corp. (IBM)
  12. 12. Examples: Transgender Exclusions“ Services for, or leading to, sex transformation surgery.”“ Gender Transformation: treatment or surgery to change gender including any direct or indirect complications or aftereffects thereof.”“ Expenses for, or related to, sex change surgery or to any treatment of gender identity disorders.”“ Transsexual surgery including medical or psychological counseling and hormonal therapy in preparation for, or subsequent to, any such surgery.”
  13. 13. 2012 CEI  Aetna  BCBSCriteria–  CignaInsurance  Harvard Pilgrimcarriers/  HealthNet  Health Partnersadministrators  Humanathat offer at  Medicaleast basic  Kaiser Permanentecoverage  United Health  Wellpoint  Finding Insurance for Transition- Related Care: ace/benefits/15534.htm
  14. 14. 2012 CEICriteria–  new benefits must be available to employees by equal open enrollment 2012 partner/  plans typically negotiated spousal once each year at most benefits  major changes must be transgender- determined well in inclusive advance of negotiations insurance  benefits changes must be announced to employees by Sept. 2011
  15. 15. 2012 CEI  at least three:Criteria–  new hire training  supervisor training firm-wide  leadership training  gender transition guidelines diversity and  senior management performance competency measures LGBT diversity training and  anonymous surveys of all employees collect gender identity/sexual metrics orientation data  employee records collect gender identity/sexual orientation data
  16. 16. 2012 CEI  at least three:Criteria–  LGBT recruitment efforts  LGBT supplier diversity program firm-wide  marketing or advertising to LGBT consumers public  philanthropic support of an LGBT engagement organization  publicly support LGBT equality under the law (local, state or federal)
  17. 17. 2012 CEICriteria–  policies must be in place when 2012 survey is firm-wide submitted in September LGBT  efforts occurred within the competency last year/ since 2011 public survey engagement  opportunity to share unique or best practices with HRC
  18. 18. Timeline& SurveyFeatures
  19. 19. Survey / Criteria Timeline2010 CEI – 2.0 Criteria• Feb. 2009 New Criteria announced• March 2009 survey mailed w/ new criteria questions and guidance• Sept. 2009 report with 2.0 ratings2011 CEI – 2.0 Criteria• April 2010 survey mailed w/ preliminary rating based on new criteria• June 2010 survey due• Oct. 2010 report with new criteria elements highlighted (85)2012 CEI – New Criteria• March 2011 extra time given for companies to prepare for new criteria• June 2011 survey mailed new criteria applied• Sept. 2, 2011 survey due• Nov. 2011 report with 2012 ratings, new criteria• Open enrollment 2012 benefits changes effective
  20. 20. CEI 2012 TimelineSurvey Invitations Mailed June 8Survey Submission Deadline September 2HRC Confirms Preliminary Rating October 2011Rating Finalized October 2011CEI 2011 Release November 2011Buyers Guide Release November 2011Best Places to Work Release January 2012Best Places to Work 2011 Awards andAward for Workplace Equality InnovationReception Spring 2012
  21. 21. Questions detailed information about the 2012 Criteria available: resources available: e-mail questions to: