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Black Knight Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

The Index Measures Inclusion, Commitment and Accountability Regarding LGBTQ Equality Within Corporate Organizations

Black Knight Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 11, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, proudly announced it has received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

Black Knight’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s 2020 criteria earned a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality. Black Knight was one of 1,059 qualifying U.S.-based companies to be recognized for this effort.

“Black Knight is proud to be an ally for our LGBTQ employees,” said Black Knight Chief Human Resources Officer Melissa Circelli. “By creating and promoting an open, accepting and diverse workplace for people from all backgrounds and walks of life, we become an even better and stronger company for our employees, clients and communities.”

The CEI rates companies based on detailed criteria including:

  • Non-discrimination policies
  • Employment benefits
  • Demonstrated organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion
  • Public commitment to LGBTQ equality
  • Responsible citizenship

“The impact of the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index over its 18-year history is profound. In this time, the corporate community has worked with us to adopt LGBTQ-inclusive policies, practices and benefits, establishing the Corporate Equality Index as a primary driving force for LGBTQ workplace inclusion in America and across the globe,” said HRC President Alphonso David. “These companies know that protecting their LGBTQ employees and customers from discrimination is not just the right thing to do — it is also the best business decision.”

For more information about working at Black Knight, please visit www.blackknightinc.com/careers.

The full CEI report is available to view online at www.hrc.org/cei.

About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community. www.hrc.org

About Black Knight

Black Knight is a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the homeownership life cycle.

As a leading fintech, Black Knight is committed to being a premier business partner that clients rely on to achieve their strategic goals, realize greater success and better serve their customers by delivering best-in-class software, services and insights with a relentless commitment to excellence, innovation, integrity and leadership. For more information on Black Knight, please visit www.blackknightinc.com.

 

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