While EA generates a fair share of bad press on a variety of fronts from time to time, it's hard to deny that the company has a pretty good track record when it comes to workforce diversity and inclusiveness in its various studios. In this year's Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign, the company scored a 100 percent rating. Corporate Equality Index is part of the group's 2014 Best Places To Work report.
The Corporate Equality Index analyzed the policies and procedures of 304 companies for the report and EA was one of the few that got a perfect rating. Much of this was attributed to the company's Diversity & Inclusion Team, which supported Pride Parades in San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Orlando, Austin and Stockholm. The company also hosted the Full Spectrum event, which brought together industry leaders and rights groups to discuss issues facing the LGBT community in gaming. It was also the official sponsor of the first annual GaymerX convention.
"We're very proud that EA has been named a 'Best Place to Work' by HRC again this year and that our organization has been recognized for providing a workplace that is inclusive and where everyone feels welcome," said Andre Chambers, head of Diversity & Inclusion, in a statement. "We look forward to continuing that tradition in 2014."
Congratulations to EA for earning this notable accolade.