Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced today
that it received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign
Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier
benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices impacting lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. With this score, SAIC
has earned the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
“We are proud to have been selected by the Human Rights Campaign to
receive this prestigious honor. SAIC is fully committed to workplace
equality and we thrive on being inclusive. By creating an atmosphere
where we understand our similarities and differences, our employees can
be their authentic selves, which ultimately contributes to our
high-performing company,” said SAIC CEO-elect Nazzic Keene. “Our CEI
score is a reflection of our values and commitment to an inclusive
environment where all employees are respected and appreciated.”
The 2019 CEI 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. SAIC joins 571 major
businesses spanning nearly every industry and geography to achieve CEI’s
“SAIC has made an active effort to provide a competitive and inclusive
benefits package for all of our employees. Ultimately, these efforts
resulted in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria leading to our 100
percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ
Equality,” SAIC Chief Human Resources Officer Karen Wheeler.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
To learn more about SAIC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, visit https://www.saic.com/careers/life-at-saic.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation’s most
complex modernization and readiness challenges across the defense,
space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio
of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and
integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software;
advanced analytics and simulation; and training. With an intimate
understanding of our customers’ challenges and deep expertise in
existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components
from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to rapidly deliver
innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.
We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and
inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has
annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information,
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