[PDF] 2005 Corporate Equality Index

Author: Human Rights Campaign, Published on: 1 September 2005

[Rates companies on policies and practices toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumer & public policy issues.
Companies with perfect scores: Aetna, Agilent, Alston & Bird, American Airlines, American Express, Apple, AT&T, Avaya, Bausch & Lomb, Best Buy, Borders, BP, Capital One, Cargill, Charles Schwab, Chevron, ChoicePoint, Chubb, Cisco, Citigroup, CMP Media (part of United Business Media), Corning, Credit Suisse First Boston, Cummins, DaimlerChrysler, Dell, Deutsche Bank, Dominion Resources, Dow Chemical, Eastman Kodak, Ernst & Young, Estee Lauder, Faegre & Benson, Ford, Freescale Semiconductor, Gap, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Hyatt, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Intel, IBM, Intuit, JPMorgan Chase, Jenner & Block, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, Keyspan, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, KPMG, Kraft Foods (part of Altria), Lehman Brothers, Levi Strauss, Lexmark, Lincoln National, Lucent, Mellon Financial, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Microsoft, Miller Brewing (part of SABMiller), Mitchell Gold, Molson Coors, Morrison & Foerster, Motorola, Nationwide, NCR, New York Times, Nike, Nordstrom, Northern Trust, Olivia Companies, Owens Corning, PepsiCo, Pfizer, PG&E, Prudential, Raytheon, Replacements Ltd., SBC Communications, SC Johnson, Sears, Southern California Edison (part of Edison International), Sprint (now Sprint Nextel), Sun Microsystems, SunTrust Banks, Tech Data Corp., Toyota, UBS, Unisys, US Airways, Viacom, Volvo (part of Ford), Walgreens, Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo, Whirlpool, Worldspan, Wyndham (part of Cendant), Xerox.
Lowest scoring companies: ExxonMobil, Meijer, National Gypsum, Perot Systems, Shaw Industries (part of Berkshire Hathaway).
Other companies "working against equality": Emerson Electric, Entergy, MBNA.
Other companies mentioned in report: AllTel, General Dynamics, Lord & Taylor (part of Federated Department Stores), Nissan, RadioShack, Rite-Aid, Rockwell Collins, Safeway (USA), Whole Foods]

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Related companies: Aetna Agilent Technologies Alltel Alston & Bird Altria American Airlines American Express Apple AT&T Avaya Bausch & Lomb Berkshire Hathaway Best Buy Borders Group BP Capital One Cargill Cendant (now Avis Budget) Charles Schwab Chevron ChoicePoint Chubb Group Cisco Systems Citigroup CMP Media (part of United Business Media) Corning Credit Suisse Cummins DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Dell Deutsche Bank Dominion Resources Dow Chemical Eastman Kodak Edison International Emerson Electric Entergy Estée Lauder ExxonMobil EY (Ernst & Young) Faegre & Benson Federated Department Stores (now Macy's) Ford Freescale Semiconductor Gap General Dynamics General Mills GlaxoSmithKline Goldman Sachs HP (Hewlett-Packard) Hyatt IBM Intel Intuit Jenner & Block Johnson & Johnson JPMorgan Chase Kaiser Permanente KeySpan Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants KPMG Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) Lehman Brothers Levi Strauss Lexmark Lincoln National Lucent Technologies (now Alcatel-Lucent) MBNA (part of Bank of America) Meijer Mellon Financial (part of BNY Mellon) Merrill Lynch (part of Bank of America) Metlife Microsoft Miller Brewing (part of SABMiller) Morrison & Foerster Motorola National Gypsum Nationwide Mutual Insurance NCR New York Times Nike Nissan Nordstrom Northern Trust Olivia Companies Owens Corning PepsiCo Perot Systems Pfizer PG&E Prudential Financial RadioShack Raytheon Replacements Ltd. Rite Aid Rockwell Collins SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Safeway USA (part of Albertsons) SBC Communications (now AT&T) SC Johnson Sears Shaw Industries (part of Berkshire Hathaway) Southern California Edison (part of Edison International) Sprint Sun Microsystems SunTrust Banks Tech Data Toyota UBS Unisys United Business Media US Airways Viacom Volvo Car (part of Geely) Walgreen Washington Mutual Wells Fargo Whirlpool Whole Foods Market Worldspan Wyndham Xerox