Sunday, February 21, 2010

UPDATE: Procter & Gamble Won't Be Participating in Antigay Summit

"Procter & Gamble [producer and sponsor of CBS's daytime drama, As the World Turns] has partnered with Walmart in a family-friendly television partnership but is in no way involved with the Family Research Council or its September conservative political summit, a spokesman for the company told The Advocate," reports Ross von Metzke. READ MORE

In a statement to The Advocate P&G spokesman Brent Miller said:

“Procter & Gamble has a strong, long-standing corporate commitment to diversity and inclusion—it is deeply rooted in our company’s culture. P&G highly values individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and is recognized for its diversity practices, including its efforts in GBLT diversity. P&G remains committed to developing family-friendly programming that appeals to the diversity of our consumers around the world. P&G is not planning to participate in the Values Voter Summit 2010 as suggested in the report.”
Procter & Gamble received a 100 rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index in 2009.

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