Henry Schein Inc, Melville, NY, has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Henry Schein is among 407 major US businesses that also earned top marks this year.

“Receiving a perfect score for LGBT workplace equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation underscores our company’s commitment to Team Schein, our greatest asset,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. “We are proud to foster an inclusive workplace environment that values the contributions of all Team Schein Members and offers everyone the greatest opportunity for success.”

The 2016 CEI rated 1,027 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including nondiscrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. Henry Schein’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria resulted in a 100% ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.

“In this 2016 Corporate Equality Index, hundreds of major businesses responded to our new standards for workplace equality with exceptional leadership,” said Deena Fidas, Workplace Equality Program Director, Human Rights Campaign Foundation. “Henry Schein not only meets these standards, it goes above and beyond the call of duty, making commitment to equality a fundamental aspect of its corporate values.”