Willis Towers Watson designated best place to work for LGBTQ workplace equality

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced that it has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation administered the survey.

“We’re proud to receive once again a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index,” said Carl Hess, head of Investment Risk and Reinsurance, and executive cosponsor for Out@WTW, Willis Towers Watson. “As part of our unwavering commitment to create an inclusive and diverse environment, we continue to explore ways to expand our inclusion efforts and address the important LGBTQ-related issues that arise in today’s workplace.”

The 2018 Corporate Equality Index evaluated LGBTQ-related policies and practices, including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Willis Towers Watson’s efforts in satisfying all of the Corporate Equality Index’s criteria resulted in a 100% ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

About the HRC

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

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