How Charlotte’s largest companies rate for LGBTQ-inclusive policies

How Charlotte’s largest companies rate for LGBTQ-inclusive policies

CHARLOTTE — Locally based public companies Duke Energy Corp. and Lowe’s Cos. Inc. are among those to earn the top score on an annual report that rates major employers on LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices in the workplace.

The Human Rights Campaign came out with its 2020 Corporate Quality Index on Tuesday, revealing that a record 686 businesses — including 214 Fortune 500 companies — received a rating of 100.

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Read more here about how local companies fared on the index, which rates companies and law firms on four categories: non-discrimination policies, employment benefits, supporting an inclusive culture and corporate social responsibility.

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