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March 28, 2019

GoDaddy Earns Perfect Score on 2019 Corporate Equality Index on LGBTQ Workplace Equality

Designated by Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation's premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

"GoDaddy takes great pride in offering an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to bring their authentic selves to work," said Monica Bailey, Chief People Officer for GoDaddy. "We actively work to educate our employees and managers on recognizing unconscious bias, to attract a diverse pool of candidates, and to infuse opportunities for connection between our employees. Our CEI score is a testament to GoDaddy's focus on developing a culture that embraces the differences among us and champions people for who they are."

GoDaddy earned the designation of Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by satisfying the CEI's criteria of adopting LGBTQ-related policies and practices, including offering anti-harassment training and including sexual orientation and gender identity protections in its non-discrimination workplace protections, providing inclusive domestic partner benefits and transgender-inclusive health care benefits, maintaining organizational LGBTQ competency, and publicly supporting the LGBTQ community.

"The top-scoring companies on this year's CEI are not only establishing policies that affirm and include employees here in the United States, they are applying these policies to their global operations and impacting millions of people beyond our shores," said HRC President Chad Griffin.

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.

About GoDaddy
GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. With 18.5 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company, visit

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