DuPont Supports Marriage Equality in Delaware
March 25, 2013 by Guest contributor
Crossposted with permission from Equality Delaware.
Today, the DuPont company announced its support for marriage equality, and for the passage of a marriage equality bill in Delaware this year. DuPont is a Fortune 100 company, and the multi-national company most associated with the State of Delaware.
"Our support of marriage equality shows our employees and the community that our commitment to respect for people and equality extends beyond our walls," said Benito Cachinero-Sanchez, Sr. Vice President - Human Resources. "Our inclusiveness is what allows us to develop and grow. . . and it reinforces our position as a leading employer."
"DuPont is fully committed for the benefit of our employees and the community to working with Equality Delaware to support a marriage equality bill when it is introduced in the General Assembly this year,” said Lydia Mallett, Human Resources Director – Organizational Vibrancy.
"DuPont is the iconic Delaware company," said Lisa Goodman, President of Equality Delaware. "Having DuPont take a formal and active stance in support of marriage equality shows the great momentum marriage equality has in Delaware and nationwide. We are thrilled to have DuPont and its respected voice as part of our growing coalition to pass a marriage equality bill this year."
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