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Exxon Mobil

The latest news about Exxon Mobil, the oil company with the worst ranking from the Human Rights Campaign. Exxon Mobil is the only company ever to receive a negative score on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, which rates companies based on their LGBT-inclusive policies and practices. Shareholders of the petroleum giant have continually rejected an antidiscrimination resolution that would have protected employees from being fired or harassed simply because they are LGBT. Prior to the merger with Exxon in 1999, Mobil had nondiscrimination protections in place for LGBT employees, but those were rescinded when Exxon took over.

In 2012, and again in 2013, HRC gave Exxon Mobil a negative 25 out of 100 possible points on its annual Corporate Equality Index. Here’s why.

September 03 2013 6:00 AM

Shareholders of the oil giant voted against adding nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees by a margin of 81% to 19%.

May 29 2013 5:40 PM

ExxonMobil is a notoriously poor place for LGBT people to work if they want equal benefits. Bring your business to a more equality-minded company, as ranked by HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

July 19 2012 5:00 AM

Some 80% of shareholders voted against adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the company's anti-discrimination policy.

May 30 2012 8:01 PM

Evolve, the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper says to ExxonMobil.

7:54 PM

Shareholders and leaders of ExxonMobil, recently named to the top position on the Fortune 500, has continuously voted against introducing LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination policies. Will that finally change this May?

May 22 2012 3:16 PM

In January, ExxonMobil wrote to the SEC to argue that the company’s employment policies already conformed.

March 22 2012 3:00 PM
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