ExxonMobil stockholders vote for adding to "sexual orientation" to policy

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA], Published on: 31 May 2006

ExxonMobil shareholders voted today with record support for a resolution to add "sexual orientation" to the company's written equal employment opportunity policy. The percentage of shares voted in favor of the proposal has grown each of the last seven years, with 34.6 percent of shares voted in favor of the policy this year... BP Corp., Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips Corp., Shell Oil Company, Sunoco Inc., Valero Energy Corp., Marathon Oil Corp. and Williams Companies Inc. all have non-discrimination statements inclusive of sexual orientation... Mobil Corp. offered such written protection, and domestic partner benefits, to its employees; however, upon its 1999 merger with Exxon, the basic non-discrimination protection was removed...

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Related companies: BP Chevron ConocoPhillips ExxonMobil Marathon Oil Mobil Oil (part of ExxonMobil) Shell Sunoco (part of Energy Transfer Partners) Valero Energy Williams Companies