Electronic Arts, GameSpot, and Microsoft have all earned perfect scores in the Human Rights Commission's Corporate Equality Index for company policies relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT).
The index looks at four main objective: equal benefits for same-sex partners, ending benefit discrimination for transgender employees and dependents, firm-wide organizational competency on LGBT issues, and firm-wide public commitment to the LGBT community. This is more specifically broken down into the following scoring criteria, with 100 points being a perfect score:
This is the 13th year of the Corporate Equality Index, and EA, Microsoft, and GameStop is among a record-high 366 companies to get a perfect score. The index rated a total of 781 organisations, after sending out 1,889 invitations to participate.
EA is well known for its involvement with LGBT pride events and inclusion of LGBT characters in games like Mass Effect and Dragon Age; this is the third year in a row that they've earned a perfect score. Microsoft and GameStop have earned perfect scores multiple times.
Sony Computer Entertainment America came close with a score of 85, only missing out on the 15 points for positively engaging the external LGBT community.
Source: Human Rights Commission [PDF]