Raytheon Technologies awarded perfect score by Human Rights Campaign for corporate equality; company partners with HRC to enable program expansion

WALTHAM, Mass., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's leading advocate for LGBTQ+ equality, has named Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) one of the best places to work, noting the company's deep commitment to ensuring equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.

The company received a perfect "100" rating on HRC's Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey of America's top companies. HRC grades companies on their nondiscrimination policies, equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families, support for an inclusive culture, and corporate social responsibility efforts.

Additionally, the company has recently pledged to sponsor HRC as a platinum corporate member, allowing the organization to continue its important work fostering inclusion, equality and understanding.

"Every June we celebrate and applaud the achievements of our LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month. Raytheon Technologies' support will help HRC strengthen the LGBTQ+ community and advance the cause of justice to ensure every individual — regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity — experiences equity and equality," said Marie Sylla-Dixon, Raytheon Technology's chief diversity officer. 

For more information on Raytheon Technologies' commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit www.rtx.com/diversity

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With four industry-leading businesses ― Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense ― the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries in avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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