Aon CEO Greg Case is recognized for promoting the equality of LGBTQ + employees and individuals.
Specifically, Case was named the # 1 ally on the INvolve OUTstanding LGBT + Ally Executives list for 2020. INvolve is a global network and consultancy that promotes diversity and inclusion in the business world through events, programs, thought leadership and advisory approaches.
The list on which Case is # 1 includes executives from a number of other companies, including Accenture, AXA's life insurance division, Procter & Gamble, EY, UK multinational insurer Aviva, Goldman Sachs, Bank of England, and more.
Case was six times on the annual list, although this is the first time he has achieved first place. INvolve said Case has focused on promoting LGBTQ + equality and equality in all areas throughout his career. Under his leadership, Aon achieved recognition in 2020 with the Financial times"Annual Diversity Leaders Ranking for the second consecutive year, and Stonewall named Aon in the 2020 Top 100 Employers list.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index 2020 named Aon one of the best workplaces for LGBTQ + Equality and gave the company the highest score out of 13th consecutive year. During Case's tenure, Aon has applied anti-discrimination policies, offering inclusive benefits to LGBTQ + colleagues and the LGBTQ + initiatives of sponsored asset groups, INvolve said.
In 2020, led by Case & # 39; s co-sponsorship, Aon formed the Global Inclusive Leadership Council, with 21 colleagues dedicated to inclusion and diversity efforts. The council provides advice, recommendations and is accountable for Aon's inclusion and diversity strategy and related actions.
Aon also recently announced a $ 30 million investment over the next five years to expand its corporate internship program. The program will help bridge the gap between education and employment, while supporting Aon's efforts to build a more diverse pipeline of talent. In late 2020, OneTen, a coalition of chief executives and their companies to hire one million black Americans in 10 years, announced Case as one of its founding CEOs. The coalition will invest more than $ 100 million to create opportunities, connect with talent and training partners, and build demand for diverse and under-represented talent in the workforce, especially those without a four-year degree.
The annual OUTstanding LGBT + Role Model Lists reflect the powerful achievements of LGBT + people in the business world. The Ally Executives category highlights the contributions of 50 senior executives driving the inclusion of LGBT + people in the workplace.
Source: Aon, INvolve
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