(NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, announced
that it has been named a “Best Place to Work” for lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) equality by the Human Rights
Campaign Foundation. It was the second straight year that FIS received
FIS received a perfect score on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI),
the nation’s premier benchmarking survey on corporate policies and
practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. The CEI is administered
by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. FIS is one of more than
560 major U.S. businesses that earned top marks this year. The company
has also received “Best Places to Work” designations in a number of its
key U.S. facility locations including Orlando and Jacksonville, Florida.
“We are honored to be recognized for the second year in a row by the
Human Rights Campaign Foundation for our LGBTQ inclusive workplace
practices,” said Gary Norcross, FIS Chairman, President and CEO, who is
a signatory of the CEO
Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge on behalf of the
company. “We are focused on creating an environment where the world’s
top talent can do the most fulfilling work of their careers. The CEI
provides us with an important barometer of our progress and pushes us to
continue to elevate our efforts.”
The 2019 CEI evaluates companies on their 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. FIS received a
100 percent score in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About the 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.
FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on
retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management,
risk and compliance, and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and
breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain
expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 47,000 people
worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing,
financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services
and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS
is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500®
Index. For more information about FIS, visit www.fisglobal.com.