Peapod Digital Labs and Receive Perfect 100 on Human Rights Campaign’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

January 24, 2020

CHICAGO, IL. – Peapod Digital Labs, the digital and eCommerce engine of Ahold Delhaize USA, and their consumer-facing company,, have both been recognized as a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, receiving a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

“We’re incredibly proud to receive a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index,” said Paula Whitesell, Head of Human Resources, Communications and Customer Care for Peapod Digital Labs. “We’re committed to building and maintaining a workplace that allows all employees to be their authentic selves as work. From our inclusive employee benefits, our non-discrimination policies, to our public support for LGBTQ equality, we embrace inclusion and diversity as a crucial part of our commitment to being a Best Place to Work.”

Peapod Digital Labs and Peapod both earned a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. The Corporate Equality Index rates companies and top companies on detailed criteria falling under five broad categories including non-discrimination policies, employment benefits, demonstrated organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion, public commitment to LGBTQ equality, and responsible citizenship.

The full report is available online at