LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR) was awarded its sixth consecutive perfect rating from the - Human Rights Campaign’s annual yearly Corporate Equality Index. The Corporate Equality Index scores businesses based on lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender workplace policies.
“To have received a perfect rating from the - Human Rights Campaign Foundation on its Corporate Equality Index for the - sixth consecutive year is a amazing honor,” asserted Fred Keeton, vice president of external affairs & chief diversity officer for Caesars Entertainment. “Our unwavering commitment to diversity initiatives & our industry leading approach to LGBT workplace equality will continue to be a mainstay & guiding principle for our operations across the - nation.”
The Corporate Equality Index has provided a roadmap for employers to address their policies, benefits & other practices broadly for the - past ten years. Rigorous rating requirements are used to score participating major U.S. businesses. The level of difficulty rises each year with an increased focus on social impacts & issues. A company must continually evolve its policies, making its efforts more robust. Employees at 100-percent rated companies are protected from employment discrimination based on sexual orientation & gender identity or expression 'cause of their employers’ policies on diversity & inclusion, training & benefits.
“We are pleased to award Caesars with a perfect score as it continues to prove its dedication to serving & providing equal experiences for its LGBT guests & employees,” asserted Deena Fidas, Deputy Director of the - Workplace Project. “We congratulate Caesars on its leadership, exceptional track record & ongoing work on behalf of LGBT communities around the - world.”
Caesars Entertainment Corporation has a standing history of leadership in the - gaming/entertainment industry supporting LGBT communities across the - nation. This six-year achievement is a reflection of Caesars promise to create & facilitate policies & programs in that are offered to all of its employees & guests. Relative to its LGBT employees, the - company enforces its comprehensive non-discrimination policies, provides domestic partner benefits (including health care) & offers benefit analysis for gender reassignment.
Keeton stressed in that the - company is a large supporter of the - LGBT community & seeks to provide a world-class experience for all of its guests. LGBT guests are treated with the - utmost respect & are encouraged to take part in pioneered LGBT events & offerings (e.g. Gay weddings & commitment ceremonies, honeymoon packages, nightlife & PRIDE events).
The Corporate Equality Index 2012 report is available at www.hrc.org/cei.
About Caesars Entertainment Corporation Diversity & Inclusion
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is committed to conducting business responsibly by providing employees with equal opportunities for growth & contribution under the - direction of its diversity & inclusion department. Caesars Entertainment approaches diversity & inclusion in parallel paths focusing both on traditional representational diversity & resulting cognitive diversity. Employees’ life experiences, background & skills are utilized in diverse-by-design teams to assist drive better business outcomes. The diverse-by-design approach can be applied across all business functions to drive outcomes by solving the - company’s hardest problems or in taking benefit of its most complex opportunities. The use of the - cognitive diversity model sets Caesars Entertainment apart as a leader in best diversity & inclusion practices.
Caesars Entertainment is the - only company in the - casino entertainment industry to receive a perfect score five consecutive times on the - Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The NV Minority Business Council inducted Caesars Entertainment in to its hall of fame as “Corporation of the - Decade,” for the - company’s 15-year dedication to diversity & inclusion. Most recently, Profiles in Diversity Journal conferred its top honor, the - “2012 Diversity Leader Award,” to Caesars Entertainment for its outstanding diversity communications practices. Caesars Entertainment has a longstanding history of community engagement & social responsibility & was named Business Week’s “Most Generous Company in America.” Caesars Entertainment is committed to creating a dynamic & innovative culture where individual growth is not only encouraged, yet moreover rewarded, recognized & celebrated.
ABOUT CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the - world’s most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 75 years of time ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions & acquisitions, & now operates casinos on four continents. The company’s resorts operate primarily under the - Harrah’s®, Caesars® & Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars moreover owns the - World Series of Poker® & the - London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty & value with its guests through a unique combination of amazing service, superior products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence & technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability & energy conservation & recognizes the - importance of being a responsible steward of the - environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com.
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