Medtronic is a best place to work for LGBTQ equality

Medtronic is a best place to work for LGBTQ equality

 January 28, 2020

Celebrations are in store for prime employer Medtronic after the company received a perfect score of 100 in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The company's score means it is one of a selection of organizations to be named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Rating workplaces on LGBTQ equality

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.

In the CEI report, 686 major businesses — spanning nearly every industry and geography — earned a top score of 100 and the distinction of Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Medtronic's culture of inclusion

Through a culture of inclusion, Medtronic is fostering a vibrant, healthy and diverse employee community that truly reflects the world.

The company’s commitment to advance inclusion and diversity comes to life through: top-down leadership accountability and company-wide goals and metrics to drive progress, as well as recruiting and professional development programs that invest in the growth of diverse employees to help accelerate careers.

Medtronic continues to grow an inclusive culture through more than 100 employee resource groups and diversity networks in 60 countries.

“We believe diversity is critical. It makes a difference in our capabilities, our thinking and ultimately the success of our company. We have set aggressive goals to better reflect the global population both in gender and diverse ethnic representation at all levels of the company. We do this because we know greater diversity will benefit our business, our customers and our entire team," says Omar Ishrak, Medtronic Chairman and CEO.

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Join Medtronic and bring the power of your point of view to its culture of diversity, inclusion, collaboration and innovation. 

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