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AECOM is named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ equality

AECOM is named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ equality

 February 05, 2020

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Prime employer for women, AECOM, is officially a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality in the United States.

This impressive accolade is due to the company earning a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

The CEI is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees. AECOM’s result puts the company among the top-ranked firms within the engineering and construction sector for a third year.

Cultivating an inclusive culture

“We’re grateful to be recognized and celebrated by the HRC Foundation for our efforts to affirm our LGBTQ workforce and their families by cultivating an inclusive culture,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

“Through our global employment policies and benefits platform, we remain dedicated to fostering an environment free of discrimination and harassment, and ensuring equal opportunities for all.”

Ensuring greater equity for LGBTQ workers

Employers earning top ratings in the CEI took concrete steps to ensure greater equity for LGBTQ workers and their families in the form of comprehensive policies, benefits and practices.

The CEI rating criteria have three key pillars: Non-discrimination policies across business entities; Equitable benefits for LGBTQ workers and their families; Supporting an inclusive culture and corporate social responsibility.

AECOM strongly believes in a culture of inclusion and diversity— a safe and respectful work environment where the best and brightest are invited to bring their talents, backgrounds and expertise to bear on some of the world’s most complex problems.

The company is committed to engaging its employees globally to understand regional inclusion and diversity opportunities, building leadership accountability and expanding recruitment efforts to ensure a workforce reflective of our communities.

Work for an LGBTQ inclusive employer

AECOM is recruiting for diverse candidates to fill roles across the business, including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management professionals.

Apply today and see where your career will take you.


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