Wells Fargo, AT&T top list of best companies for LGBT employees

Posted on 29 Apr 2015 at 9:00am

AT&T logoLocally based AT&T made the No. 2 spot on DiversityInc’s list of Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees.

Wells Fargo, which has offices in Dallas, was named top employer. That company released a new ad this week about a lesbian couple learning sign language as they prepare to welcome their new hearing-impaired daughter into their lives.

DiversityInc is looking for best practices that create an inclusive workplace including:

• Whether the company has an active LGBT employee resource group
• Percentage of philanthropic endeavors aimed at LGBT nonprofits
• Whether the company attempts to track the number of LGBT people in the workplace, including voluntary disclosure
• Whether the corporate website features images and text of LGBT employees, customers or vendors
• Whether the company certifies LGBT vendors with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
• Percentage of procurement spent with certified LGBT vendors

The top 10:

1. Wells Fargo
2. AT&T
3. Time Warner
4. Marriott International
5. EY
6. Eli Lilly and Company
8. Accenture
9. MassMutual Financial Group
10. PricewaterhouseCoopers

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