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Owens Corning Recognized By Corporate Equality Index For 10th Year

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) published by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, a civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.  This is the 10 th consecutive year Owens Corning has achieved a 100-percent CEI rating.

The 2014 CEI rated 934 companies on a scale of 0 to 100 percent.  Owens Corning was one of 303 national companies to achieve a perfect CEI score.  To achieve a perfect score and the distinction as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality," companies must have fully-inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal employment benefits, demonstrate organizational LGBT competency and a public commitment to equality, and exercise responsible citizenship.

"Owens Corning is extremely excited to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for the 10 th  consecutive year as one of the best places to work for LGBT equality," said Frank O'Brien-Bernini, Owens Corning vice president and Chief Sustainability Officer, and executive sponsor of the company's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Advocates (GLBTA) affinity group.  "Embracing diversity and inclusion provides a competitive advantage by creating an environment where the most outstanding talent in the world feels welcomed, respected and valued for their contributions.  This enables Owens Corning and our customers to take full advantage of the collective experience and perspective that our employees possess."

Owens Corning has demonstrated a commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace.  The company operates five employee-led affinity groups that work to advance the company's commitment to inclusiveness.  These affinity groups, which include the African American Resource Group; Connections; GLBTA; Owens Corning Multicultural Network; and Women's Information Network, develop programs and activities focused on fostering employee engagement, business impact and community connections.

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