Apple CEO Tim Cook Takes Courageous Step Forward
By Sarah Ford on October 30, 2014
Source: Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
Today in an op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly took a courageous step forward. In doing so, he committed himself to using the influence that comes with heading of one of the world’s largest corporations to fight for the rights and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people across America. Cook and Apple were already leaders in advocating for LGBT equality and have for years promoted inclusive workplaces practices within the corporation, consistently scoring a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index. They have also lobbied for legal solutions to discrimination like marriage equality and workplace non-discrimination laws at the federal level.
In response to today’s news, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) President Chad Griffin issued the following statement: