Huron Consulting Group Scores 100 Percent on 2016 Corporate Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that it received a perfect score on
the 2016
Corporate Equality Index
 (CEI) for the third consecutive year. CEI
is a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices
related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights
Campaign Foundation.

“We are pleased to be among the companies recognized by the Human Rights
Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality,” said James
H. Roth
, chief executive officer and president, Huron
Consulting Group
. “Diversity is at the heart of everything we do and
adhering to an inclusive culture at Huron is one of the key attributes
that has made Huron so successful.”

Huron supports employees through programs such as:

  • Inclusive Company policies and benefits packages
  • An LGBTA employee resource group, known as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
    Transgender, Allies (LGBTA) Team
  • Philanthropic support including volunteering at SAGE (Services &
    Advocacy for GLBT Elders), a pro bono project with TPAN (Test Positive
    Aware Network), and participating in the AIDS Run & Walk fundraisers
    in several cities
  • Diversity
    Leadership Program

The 2016 CEI rated 1,024 businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace
protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health
care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT
community. Huron’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria
results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to
Work for LGBT Equality.

For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is America’s largest civil
rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC
strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation
that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

Huron was also recently recognized by Consulting magazine,
receiving the Excellence
in Social & Community Investment Achievement Award
 for its pro
bono work with TPAN, whose mission is to empower individuals living with
or at risk for HIV/AIDS to live open, healthy, and productive lives.

Headquartered in Chicago, Huron has a worldwide workforce of nearly
3,000 professionals. In addition to the recognition by Consulting magazine
for its civic work, Huron has been named one of Consulting magazine’s
Best Firms to Work For, Forbes America’s Best Employers 2015
and one of the top consulting firms to work for in the Vault Consulting
50 for 2016. For more information about working at Huron, visit www.huroncareers.com.

About Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve
performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage
technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address
regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our
professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy,
analytics, and technology to provide our clients with specialized
analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to
address each client’s particular challenges and opportunities to deliver
sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting
services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed
organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic
institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law
firms. Huron has worked with more than 450 health systems, hospitals,
and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel;
and more than 400 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jenna Nichols
312-880-5693
jnichols@huronconsultinggroup.com