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Global Benchmark Focus Group

Global Benchmark Focus Group

In 2014 Workplace Pride successfully launched the Workplace Pride Global Benchmark. With 19 participating organizations, the benchmark gave employers an opportunity to assess the impact and effectiveness of their LGBT inclusion policies and practices against the 100% ideal workplace situation as determined by peer-based employers and the LGBT-community. In 2015 we will build on this […]

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University of Tokyo visits Workplace Pride in Amsterdam

University of Tokyo visits Workplace Pride in Amsterdam

Workplace Pride hosted a two-day program this week for University of Tokyo undergraduate students studying sexual minorities and social participation. The program was part of a week-long study visit arranged together with Dr. Kai Jonas from the University of Amsterdam. The first day of the two-day program which was held in the Amsterdam Public Library, […]

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John Kerry names first special envoy LGBT rights

John Kerry names first special envoy LGBT rights

John Kerry names first special envoy LGBT rights On Monday, February 23, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry formally announced that Randy Berry has been named the U.S.’s first special envoy for the human rights of LGBT persons. The ceremony took place last Friday February 27, in the Benjamin Franklin room at the U.S. Department of […]

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Reed Elsevier sponsors AIDSmonument

Reed Elsevier sponsors AIDSmonument

Workplace Pride would like to congratulate Reed Elsevier for being one of the main sponsors of the AIDSmonument, which is planned to be constructed at the Amsterdam IJ waterfront this year. This initiative was supported by Elsevier Pride, the LGBT group within Reed Elsevier. Workplace Pride is happy to see one of its members support the […]

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Highlights Workplace Pride New Year’s Reception

Highlights Workplace Pride New Year’s Reception

Leiden University’s campus in the Hague was the venue for the 2015 Workplace Pride New year’s Reception yesterday evening 22 January. Despite delays with trains and frigid weather, the room was filled with representatives of Workplace Pride’s members, Leiden University’s faculty, staff and students, plus a number of external guest coming from throughout the country. […]

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LGBT Panel at World Economic Forum

LGBT Panel at World Economic Forum

Every year in January, nearly 2,600 world leaders, CEOs, heads of nonprofits, leading academics, and journalists from more than100 countries gather in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum annual meeting. This forum – more simply known as “Davos” – is one of the most highly visible and prestigious meetings of its kind and generates […]

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2014 Global Benchmark Results

2014 Global Benchmark Results

Press Release Date: 8 October 2014 IBM named World’s Most Gay-friendly Company Workplace Pride publishes 1st Global Benchmark results IBM has been named this year’s most LGBT-inclusive (Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender) employer in the world by Amsterdam-based Workplace Pride Foundation. The announcement is the result of the Foundation’s Global Benchmark survey in which major […]

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Workplace Pride National Coming Out Day Contest 2014

Workplace Pride National Coming Out Day Contest 2014

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2014 International LGBT Conference Video

2014 International LGBT Conference Video

Workplace Pride’s 2014 conference was a pivotal point for the Foundation. The need for attention to LGBT workplace inclusion across the globe and at every level of organizations was made clear by the moving presentations of three well-known keynote speakers. Click on the arrow in the image to see the highlights of the conference in […]

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Keynote Addresses on Video at Workplace Pride Conference 2014

Keynote Addresses on Video at Workplace Pride Conference 2014

Workplace Pride’s 8th annual international conference took an in-depth look at what employers and employees, continue to face when trying to create LGBT-friendly work places in non-LGBT friendly environments. The primary focus for the 2014 conference was on how internationally-operating organizations and communities can work together to create change in the workplace around the world.  […]

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2014 International Conference Raises the Bar! Read Highlights:

2014 International Conference Raises the Bar! Read Highlights:

Workplace Pride’s 2014 international conference set a new standard for both the foundation and looking at LGBT workplace inclusion on global scale. Attended by over 200 delegates from private and public sectors, and from many different nations, the event covered topics that push the boundary of how LGBT people can and should be more included […]

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Workplace Pride Launches Global Benchmark

Workplace Pride Launches Global Benchmark

Today, Workplace Pride launched its new Global Benchmark at its 2014 International Conference in the Hague. The Benchmark was launched by Human Rights Watch LGBT Advocacy Director Boris Dittrich and Workplace Pride Executive Director, David Pollard. Employers wishing to take part in the Benchmark Survey can register via the link below. Once on the registration […]

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Global Benchmark Focus Group

Global Benchmark Focus Group

| March 24, 2015

In 2014 Workplace Pride successfully launched the Workplace Pride Global Benchmark. With 19 participating organizations, the benchmark gave employers an opportunity to assess the impact and effectiveness of their LGBT inclusion policies and practices against the 100% ideal workplace situation as determined by peer-based employers and the LGBT-community. In 2015 we will build on this […]

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University of Tokyo visits Workplace Pride in Amsterdam

University of Tokyo visits Workplace Pride in Amsterdam

| March 6, 2015

Workplace Pride hosted a two-day program this week for University of Tokyo undergraduate students studying sexual minorities and social participation. The program was part of a week-long study visit arranged together with Dr. Kai Jonas from the University of Amsterdam. The first day of the two-day program which was held in the Amsterdam Public Library, […]

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John Kerry names first special envoy LGBT rights

John Kerry names first special envoy LGBT rights

| March 2, 2015

John Kerry names first special envoy LGBT rights On Monday, February 23, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry formally announced that Randy Berry has been named the U.S.’s first special envoy for the human rights of LGBT persons. The ceremony took place last Friday February 27, in the Benjamin Franklin room at the U.S. Department of […]

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