Medtronic earns 100% on Equality Index for LGBT inclusion

Medtronic earns 100% on Equality Index for LGBT inclusion

 February 01, 2021

Medtronic has earned 100% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies and practices.

"All employees deserve the opportunity to live authentically and thrive at work," tweeted Medtronic in response to the news.

Diversity drives innovation at Medtronic 

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees and a primary driving force for LGBTQ workplace inclusion. 

The HRC Foundation's Corporate Equality Index continues to show incredible growth in the number of employers that are committed to implementing LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices.

"The broad range of ideas and diversity of experiences brought by all Medtronic employees is what drives innovation, creativity, and better decision-making across our global team, which ultimately results in better outcomes for patients," says Geoff Martha, Medtronic Chairman and CEO.

Supporting LGBTQ employees through resource groups and networks

Medtronic Pride

One of the many ways Medtronic foster its inclusive environment is through its Diversity Networks and Employee Resource Groups.

Medtronic's Diversity Networks leaders are teams appointed by its CEO. They champion programs and policies that advance more women and ethnically diverse employees into leadership roles.

Medtronic's PRIDE network supports LGBTQ employees globally. This unique network is critical to ensuring the voice of the community is heard.

They work closely with senior leaders and HR to create programs to further the advancement of diverse employees.

Forge a career with a company that values difference 

At Medtronic, join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. 

Find your unique place at Medtronic.


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