HRC CEI Diversity Inclusion

LPL Scores 100% for Inclusive Workplace Practices

January 26, 2018

LPL Financial

LPL Financial has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LBGTQ Equality,” receiving a top score of 100% in The Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The Index is a national benchmarking report evaluates corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

“It is an honor to receive a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index”, said Lisa Toppin, LPL vice president and chief diversity officer. “As a firm, we are committed to providing the programs, education and training that nurture a culture where employees are supported to bring their whole selves to work. When employees can be themselves, are encouraged to honor and respect what is unique and diverse about each person, it enriches the work they do and we are able to better serve our and their clients.”

John Leonard, member of LPL’s LGBT Employee Resource Group and vice president, Human Resources, added, “LPL’s commitment to LGBTQ diversity and inclusion adds to a dynamic culture that is beneficial to our overall business. By welcoming the workplace to a variety of perspectives and employee experiences, we are able to expand our thinking, enhance collaboration and foster creativity. I am proud to be a part of a company that supports and advocates for their employees.”

According to HRC, LPL was one of 609 major businesses that met every standard to receive this designation. This is the second consecutive year the firm has earned a perfect score.

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To learn more about HRC’s Corporate Equality Index, you can find the full report here.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and LPL Financial are separate entities.