Tyson Foods Inc. announced it received a flawless score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
The seven firms scoring a flawless 100 that are based in Atlanta are: Alston & Bird; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton; King & Spalding; Morris Manning & Martin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart; Eversheds Sutherland and Troutman Sanders.
Three companies based in Louisville received a ideal score from the Human Rights Campaign's latest annual report assessing the policies and practices of major companies and law firms around the country to protect and include LGBTQ workers.
Overall, 160 of the nation's 200 highest-grossing firms took part in the survey.
"We're extremely proud to continue our record of ideal scores on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index", said Dibkey, who is also the executive sponsor of the employee resource group known as Pride.
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.
Nine Am Law 200 firms with Atlanta locations did not participate in the survey: Burr & Forman; Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry; Cozen O'Connor; Fisher & Phillips; Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy; Jackson Lewis; Jones Day; Kazowitz Benson Torres & Friedman; and Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.
In 2016, ADP signed on to the Human Rights Campaign® coalition of businesses committed to driving passage of the Equality Act and this year the company adopted LGBTQ self-identification for ADP's US associates, which will soon be rolled out internationally.
"At a time when the rights of LGBTQ people are under attack by the Trump-Pence Administration and state legislatures across the country, hundreds of top American companies are driving progress toward equality in the workplace", HRC President Chad Griffin said in the news release. "Providing equality in the workplace for all our employees, including members of the LGBTQ community, is not only important morally, it brings out the best in our workforce".