SOURCE: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

December 09, 2015 06:00 ET

Huntington Bank Rated Among the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality for Third Consecutive Year

Huntington's Scores 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 09, 2015) - Huntington Bancshares Inc. today announced it is rated among the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, based on a 100 percent score on the 2016 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation Corporate Equality Index(CEI) -- the leading national measurement of LGBT corporate support. It is the third consecutive year that Huntington has earned the score of 100 percent.

"Huntington's commitment to the LGBT community is part of our overall commitment to diversity and inclusion," said Steve Steinour, Huntington chairman, president and CEO. "Recognition among the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign is a great honor and validation of our ongoing efforts to be a leading employer of choice."

The 2016 CEI rated 1,027 businesses evaluating LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community.

Huntington's success in satisfying all of the CEI's criteria resulted in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $70 billion asset regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with a network of more than 750 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs across six Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement and capital market services that extend beyond its core states. Visit huntington.com for more information.

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