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Motorola Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s 2009 Corporate Equality Index


Motorola’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Recognized for Sixth Consecutive Year with 100 Percent Rating

SCHAUMBURG, Ill . – For the sixth consecutive year, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) has achieved a 100 percent score in the 2009 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The Corporate Equality Index 2009, which was released today, rated 260 major U.S. companies from a wide range of industries on how they treat their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) employees and consumers.

“Motorola is honored to be recognized for the sixth consecutive year by the Human Rights Campaign as a company that promotes and supports initiatives for our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees,” said Jeanette Kilo-Smith, vice president of Global Inclusion and Diversity for Motorola. “At Motorola, inclusion and diversity are critical elements of the way we do business in every region and in every country around the world. Our goal is that every commitment we make to our employees, customers, shareholders and the communities in which we live and work, will be inclusive of everyone. It’s smart business, but more importantly it is the right thing to do.”

Motorola has been widely recognized for its commitment to inclusion and diversity. In addition to the previous five years’ Corporate Equality Index rankings, Motorola has received additional diversity and inclusion-focused recognition from Fortune magazine, Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine, and Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology. To learn more about Motorola’s commitment to inclusion and diversity, including a complete list of awards, please visit

The CEI rated 583 businesses in total, evaluating GLBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination policies, transgender health benefits and domestic partner benefits. Motorola’s efforts to ensure GLBT equality in each of the survey’s main criterion earned it the prestigious 100 percent score.


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