Improving Nearshore Announced Among 2022 Top LGBT Inclusive Companies
December 2021, Mexico
Improving Nearshore has been recognized for the third consecutive year by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as a top workplace for the LGBT community in Mexico, scoring 100 percent on the organization’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI).
Improving Nearshore software development pioneer supports more than 300 jobs among their delivery centers in Mexico and corporate offices in the USA, being of critical importance to reflect its commitment to LGBT equality among its binational community.
This recognition is indicative of Improving Nearshore's commitment to equality and adoption of critical policies and practices to protect all our employees, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.
"For Improving Nearshore it is very important to create a safe, inclusive and diverse environment where all the Improvers can be themselves, it has been a pleasure to lead those initiatives in the past three year with the help of the LGBT+ committee and as I have mentioned before, we are able to create a great place to work due to all the Improvers that conform the company, this recognition is for all of them." Sandy Hermosillo, Industry Relations Specialist.
HRC Foundation conducted a survey within Mexican businesses evaluating their LGBT workplace inclusion, and whether they have adopted and encouraged essential LGBT inclusive policies and practices among their employees. HRC assessed these three core pillars of LGBT inclusion:
- Adoption of nondiscrimination policies.
- Creation of employee resource groups or diversity and inclusion councils.
- Engagement in public activities to support LGBT inclusion.
Improving Nearshore, strives to support LGBTQ+ employees and makes a conscious effort to put inclusive policies in place, including an official committee composed of improvers.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.
The current criteria for the 2021 CEI includes:
- Workforce protections for all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions
- Inclusive benefits, medical and soft
- Supporting an inclusive culture and corporate social responsibility
About the Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
HRC is the largest LGBT advocacy organization in the United States. It focuses on protecting and expanding rights for LGBT individuals. The HRC Equidad MX assessment is designed to increase LGBT inclusion in workplaces across Mexico by assessing corporate practices and policies through its annual survey.
About Improving Nearshore
Improving Nearshore is a digital services business unit, subsidiary of Improving, helping start-up, growth, mid-market and enterprise companies to innovate their business. We integrate the best practices of agile teams into how you need digital innovation, and implement the best practices of enterprise service delivery with innovation centers in Mexico, visit http://www.itexico.com
Improving is a complete IT services firm, offering training, consulting, recruiting, and project services. The company has an International presence with offices USA, Canada and Mexico. To learn more about Improving, visit http://improving.com/