Symantec

LGBT Equality Symantec

Challenge

We know that we can only achieve our mission by having a diversity of people and points of view on our team, and by providing our employees with the tools and resources they need to be successful in their daily work.

Actions

Symantec has been at the forefront of public advocacy for LGBT equality through our partnership with the Human Rights Campaign. Internally, Symantec has Pride Employee Resource Groups around the Globe; our Pride ERG engages in activities designed to promote equality, cultural sensitivity, and social networking for Symantec employees. Pride strives to help make Symantec a great place to work by fostering LGBT awareness and learning, improving our cultural competence, and engaging employees.

Outcomes

Symantec has been ranked 100% on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index in 2017 & 2018 by implementing the following: Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation for All Operations, Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression for All Operations, Has Contractor/Vendor Non-Discrimination Standards that Include Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Offers Equivalent Spousal and Partner Medical Benefits, Parity Across Spousal and Partner “Soft” Benefits, Offers Transgender-Inclusive Health Insurance Coverage, Firm-wide Organizational Competency Programs, Has Employer-Supported Employee Resource Group OR Firm-Wide Diversity Council, Would Support ERG if Employees Express Interest, Positively Engages the External LGBTQ Community, Have internal guidelines that prohibit philanthropic giving to non-religious organizations with an explicit policy of discrimination against LGBTQ people.

Contact

Silvia Johnson: [email protected]

Championing diversity, equity and inclusion is not just the right thing to do — our business success depends on it.

Greg Clark, Symantec CEO

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