SapientRazorfish & Sapient Consulting Designated as Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
November 10, 2017 – New York, USA
Publicis.Sapient, the world’s most advanced digital transformation platform, today announced that both SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting received perfect scores on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting join the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
“We are honored to receive a perfect score across both SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index,” said Maree Prendergast, Chief Talent Officer at Publicis.Sapient. “Publicis.Sapient is committed to cultivating an environment that values and celebrates diverse perspectives, and we are proud of the policies and benefits we offer that enable our people to bring their whole selves to work. We believe that an open and inclusive workplace is key to delivering the most authentic and transformative work for our clients.”
The 2018 CEI rated 947 businesses in the report, which evaluates 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. SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
Key to their receipt of the honor, SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting offer a robust package of benefits, policies and initiatives designed to promote and support diversity and inclusion in all its forms, including:
- PRIDE Affinity Group: Potential Realized in Diverse Experiences (PRIDE) is a grassroots, all-inclusive network spanning the global Publicis.Sapient LGBTQ community and allies, with a focus on advocacy and education. Each year the PRIDE group spreads awareness for issues facing the LGBTQ community internally and externally through fundraisers, lunch and learn sessions, offsite events and more.
- Unconscious Bias Training: Publicis.Sapient runs unconscious bias workshops for its leaders, managers, and recruiters, in order to help teams confront their inherent biases and learn how to overcome them and become agents of cultural transformation.
- Inclusive Benefits and Policies: Publicis.Sapient offers a wide range of benefits intended to promote an inclusive workplace, including: transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, discrimination and harassment protection training, and gender transition guidelines used by HR teams to support transgender and gender non-conforming employees.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About Human Rights Campaign Foundation
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 Sapient Consulting
Sapient Consulting combines technical and digital expertise around emerging and enabling technologies with a deep understanding of how industries operate to enable meaningful digital transformation and business process modernization. We work with organizations across financial services, energy and commodities, the public sector, and healthcare, delivering strategy & consulting, technology services and industry oriented solutions. As part of the Publicis.Sapient platform alongside SapientRazorfish, we’re the enterprise business and technology arm of a leading digital transformation network. With 5,000 professionals spanning over 20 countries, Sapient Consulting is a global force for digital and technological change. For more information, visit http://www.sapientconsulting.com/
SapientRazorfish, part of Publicis.Sapient, is a new breed of transformation partner designed to help companies reimagine their business through radical customer-centricity. With more than 12,000 people and 70 offices around the globe, our capabilities span growth and business model strategy, new product and service innovation, enterprise digital transformation, IT modernization, omni-channel commerce, customer experience strategy, change management, digital operations, digital innovation, data strategy and advanced analytics.