Thomson Reuters Joins the Business Coalition for UAFA
By Chris Fleming on 09/12/2012 @ 09:49 AM
The Immigration Equality Action Fund is proud to welcome Thomson Reuters as the newest member of the Business Coalition for the Uniting American Families Act. Thomson Reuters is the 26th member of the Coalition, which is committed to highlighting the impact of discriminatory immigration laws on businesses around the world.
Thomson Reuters relies on the expertise of 60,000 talented employees based in over 100 countries to provide global customers with cross-functional insights and understanding that transcends industries, platforms and borders. The company views a diverse workplace as a valuable business asset and recognizes the need for fair, inclusive laws that allow for the effective management and development of talent on a global basis.
“For a company that is committed to human rights, diversity and inclusion, and recruiting and retaining the very best people around the world, immigration equality is a cause that our leadership strongly supports,” stated Peter Warwick, Chief People Officer of Thomson Reuters.
With a robust framework that sets out the company’s vision for a global workforce which champions the contributions of all employees, Thomson Reuters strives to attract, develop and accelerate the careers of top diverse talent. The company supports several employee resource groups including Pride at Work, a LGBT employee group that includes over 800 members across 32 countries, and has participated in the “It Gets Better” Project. Thomson Reuters achieved a score of 90 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2012 Corporate Equality Index has was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one the ‘2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies.’