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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail
bookseller, today announced that it earned a perfect score of 100
percent for the twelfth consecutive year on the 2019 Corporate Equality
Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on
corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the
Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Barnes & Noble is one of 560 major
U.S. businesses that also received top marks this year.
“We are honored to once again receive a perfect score on the Corporate
Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation,” said Michelle
Smith, Vice President, Human Resources at Barnes & Noble. “This
recognition for the twelfth year in a row reflects our longstanding
commitment to diversity and equality in the workplace for our
booksellers around the country.”
The 2019 CEI report evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices
including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner
benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency
programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Barnes &
Noble’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100
percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™
available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
Barnes & Noble®, Barnes & Noble Booksellers®
and Barnes & Noble.com® are trademarks of Barnes & Noble,
Inc. or its affiliates. NOOK® and the NOOK logos are
trademarks of Nook Digital, LLC or its affiliates.
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Mary Ellen KeatingSenior Vice PresidentCorporate
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