Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) received a perfect rating in the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CIS), a national benchmarking survey and report on practices related to equality in the LGBTQ workplace, administered by the Foundation of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
This is the second year in a row that Wyndham gets a perfect score in the CIS, recognizing the company as Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality every year since the start of the company.
“At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts we are committed to creating an inclusive work culture in which all members of our team can progress,” said Mary Falvey, Administrative Director of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “This recognition highlights our commitment to recruit and retain a workforce that reflects the diversity of our guests, owners and communities worldwide,” he added.
When considering the importance of inclusion, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts attracts various consumers, providing cozy environments in its hotels, as well as supporting its team members.
“The recognition as Best Place To Work shows that we continue doing the right thing to ensure that the environment we are offering is in the spirit of hospitality,” said Patricia Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Development and Training and Director of Social Responsibility from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “For years, Wyndham has been a preferred employer among the LGBTQ community, and one that encourages team members to do their part in the job,” he said.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is among the 1,059 companies rated in this year’s report. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) uses criteria based on employee benefits, diversity training, employee recruitment and community commitment to determine the Corporate Equality Index (CIS) scores. .
Wyndham’s commitment to support the LGBTQ community is reflected inside and outside the company:
In 2019, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts joined the HRC Business Coalition for the Equality Act of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, a group of leading U.S. employers that support equality.
Wyndham offers a variety of diversity and inclusion resources for team members and senior managers, including an Executive Council of Social Responsibility and Pride a related business group.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts also partners with leading organizations such as The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association.