Bright Horizons Earns Top Rating in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2011 Corporate Equality Index

[WATERTOWN, Mass., -- October 6, 2010] Bright Horizons Family Solutions®, the world’s leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education, and work/life solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work 2011 based on its 100% rating in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the fourth consecutive year that Bright Horizons has received this top rating on the CEI, and the organization remains the only education company to be recognized by the HRC.

“Inclusion is an integral part of the Bright Horizons culture and ensuring that all employees feel supported and respected is a core part of our work principles,” said Bright Horizons CEO David Lissy. “We are very pleased to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign and applaud our many clients who were also recognized.”

Companies that, like Bright Horizons. score high on the CEI survey have practices that include broad nondiscrimination policies, benefits for domestic partners, company-wide diversity and inclusion efforts, and a strong commitment to actively supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and consumers. Additionally, at Bright Horizons all employees participate in diversity trainings and a LGBT employee resource group is represented at all levels of the organization.

The annual Corporate Equality Index rates employers on a scale of 0-100 based on policies, benefits, and other supports provided to LGBT employees. To learn more about the Corporate Equality Index and the 2011 Best Places to Work please visit