Havering College climbs 22 places in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, scoring 59 points compared to 47 in 2016.
Those who take part know that people perform better when they can be themselves.
Participating employers demonstrate their work in 10 areas of employment policy and practice, from training to community engagement. At the same time, staff from across each organisation complete an anonymous survey about their experiences at work.
Organisations then receive their scores, enabling them to understand what’s going well and where they need to focus their efforts, as well as see how they’ve performed in comparison with their sector and region.