The Human Rights Campaign Increased Time Warner Cable’s percent score to 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from 90 same time last year
More Than 15% of Time Warner Cable’s Philanthropic Giving in the Pacific West Market went to LGBT Related Organizations in 2012
Los Angeles, CA (December 10, 2012) – Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), the second-largest cable operator in the United States, has been named among the nation’s “Best Places To Work” for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people by the Human Rights Campaign’s 2013 Corporate Equality Index. This marks the first year that the company earns a 100 percent score – a 10 percent increase from last year.
The 2013 index, which looks at the policies and practices that impact LGBT employees across hundreds of large U.S. corporations, is considered a trusted benchmark for measuring the inclusion of LGBT employees. The criteria that were used to determine companies’ scores included looking at equal employment opportunity policies, employment benefits for workers and their spouses/partners, transgender-inclusive health insurance, public commitment and responsible citizenship.
“We can’t be more proud to be awarded such an important recognition by the Human Rights Campaign,” said Peter Stern, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy, People and Corporate Development Officer at Time Warner Cable. “Our 100 percent score clearly exemplifies our commitment and dedication to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We are honored to be in the company of peers who are equally devoted to the LGBT community.”
In addition to receiving a perfect score by the Human Rights Campaign, Time Warner Cable supports local communities with philanthropic giving. In 2012, more than15% of all contributions given in the Pacific West were to LGBT related organizations.
Time Warner Cable has a deep tradition of strong diversity engagement and support. Some of Time Warner Cable’s LGBT initiatives through our Employee Networks in the Pacific West market include:
AIDS Walk Los Angeles, with a $15,000 in cash and considerable in-kind in support of AIDS Project Los Angeles
AIDS Walk Los Angeles employee team, more than 200 strong and raised in excess of $15,000 attaining Gold Team status for the second year in a row
Project Angel Food, through Divine Design, with $50,000 in cash and in-kind support
Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs, with more than $25,000 in support
Added transgender benefits coverage for 2013
With a million members, the Human Rights Campaign is the nation’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for LGBT Americans. A complete list of the 2013 Corporate Equality Index rankings can be found at www.hrc.org.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high‐speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and, through its NaviSite subsidiary, managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com, www.navisite.com, and www.twcmedia.com.