Human Rights Campaign Foundation Designates Rockland Trust a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Earns Perfect Score in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index

ROCKLAND, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Human Rights Campaign Foundation announced the results of its 2018
Corporate Equality Index (CEI), which placed Rockland Trust among the
top ranks of major U.S. businesses who received a perfect score of 100
percent on the Index.

A national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and
practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, the Index evaluates
non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits,
transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and
public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Historically, over 1,000
businesses are rated in the report each year. Rockland Trust’s efforts
in satisfying all of the Index’s criteria resulted in the 100 percent
ranking and designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for
the third consecutive year.

We are honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
as a top place to work for the LGBTQ community again this year,” said
Christopher Oddleifson, Rockland Trust CEO. “Rockland Trust strives to
be a leader in workplace equality, and we will continue to maintain a
culture that promotes personal and professional growth for all

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, please click here.

About Rockland Trust

Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INDB) has
approximately $8.1 billion in assets and is the holding company for
Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in
Massachusetts. Named in 2016 to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work”
list for the eighth consecutive year, Rockland Trust offers a wide range
of banking, investment, and insurance services. The Bank serves
businesses and individuals through approximately 100 retail branches,
commercial and residential lending centers, and investment management
offices in eastern Massachusetts, including Greater Boston, the South
Shore, the Cape and Islands, and Rhode Island. Rockland Trust also
offers a full suite of mobile, online, and telephone banking services.
The Company is an FDIC member and an Equal Housing Lender. To find out
why Rockland Trust is the bank “Where Each Relationship Matters®”,
please visit

About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s
largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a
world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at
home, at work, and in every community.


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