Human Rights Campaign names Kellogg one of the "Best Places to Work"

BATTLE CREEK, MI, Dec. 9, 2013 – Because of its commitment to equality in the workplace, marketplace and community, Kellogg Company has earned a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in its 2014 Corporate Equality Index.

HRC is the leading LGBT civil rights organization in the United States. By achieving a perfect score, Kellogg also is recognized among HRC’s “Best Places to Work” for LGBT individuals.

“These honors lead to tangible business benefits with consumers and help with recruiting, retaining and engaging talented employees,” said Mark King, Global Head, Diversity & Inclusion for Kellogg Company. “The annual assessment gives us an opportunity to reflect on our progress while identifying future opportunities for growth.”

Key survey measures of the index include equality in corporate policies, benefits, inclusive work environment efforts, philanthropy/community engagement and so on.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Kellogg has received this recognition. To learn more about the HRC and its Corporate Equality Index, visit www.hrc.org. To learn more about Kellogg’s diversity and inclusion commitment, visit www.kelloggdiversityandinclusion.com.

 

About Kellogg Company

At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2012 sales of $14.2 billion, Kellogg is the world’s leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company.  Every day, our well-loved brands nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. These brands include Kellogg’s®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Kashi®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Coco Pops®, Mini-Wheats®, and many more. Because we believe in the power of breakfast, we focus our philanthropic efforts on global hunger relief through our Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative, providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks - more than half of which are breakfasts - to children and families in need by the end of 2016. To learn more about our responsible business leadership, foods that delight and how we strive to make a difference in our communities around the world, visit www.kelloggcompany.com.