Wayfair Earns Top Score on Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index
E-commerce leader rated 100 for commitment to LGBTQ workplace equality
Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, today announced that it earned a score of 100, the highest possible rating, on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
“At Wayfair, we want to foster an environment where LGBTQ+ employees can happily and safely bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We continually strive to be a company that our people are proud of and committed to, where all employees have an opportunity to contribute, learn, grow and advance,” said Kate Gulliver, Global Head of Talent, Wayfair. “We’re proud to earn a top score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and will continue to work closely with our LGBTQ+ community at Wayfair to roll out new initiatives and ensure we continue to make positive changes across the company.”
Wayfair is focused on ensuring LGBTQ-inclusive benefits for all employees, including domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, and supportive policies for gender transitions. Additionally, Wayfair’s established LGBTQ+ employee resource groups focus on supporting and empowering Wayfair employees globally. These ERGs create opportunities for connection and advocate internally on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community at Wayfair. Read more.