20 Jun 2018

Swiss Re HQ in Zurich showing up in rainbow colours

June is Pride Month and Swiss Re employees from the LGBTI+ network, Together with Pride, are celebrating through a variety of events in different regions.   In Zurich, Swiss Re Next, one of the buildings of Swiss Re's Campus Mythenquai, on the side of Lake Zurich has lit up in rainbow colours every evening during 11-16 June.  This public act shows that Swiss Re is serious in their commitment to improve LGBTI+ inclusivity.   At

24 May 2018

2018 International Conference Charts New Territory

With fully interactive plenary sessions, cutting edge speakers and a decisive global tone, the Workplace Pride 2018 International Conference took both the Foundation and the LGBTI workplace movement to a new level. Never before have so many fascinating and relevant topics been handled in such detail at an international LGBTI workplace event. Some of the conclusions, among many others, that were reached include: The ethical, organisational and personal role of artificial intelligence in workplace Diversity

18 May 2018

HEINEKEN Joins Workplace Pride

  Workplace Pride is proud to announce that HEINEKEN has joined the Foundation as a member. Workplace Pride is a not for profit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders and Intersex (LGBTI) people in workplaces all over the world. HEINEKEN, headquartered in Amsterdam, is the number one brewer in Europe and the number two brewer in the world. The company has over 80,000 employees and operations in over 70 markets

7 May 2018

Intersex People: What You Need To Know

On April 12th, Workplace Pride member Reed Elsevier hosted a Connecting Members Event on Intersex individuals. Presenter, Miriam van der Have, cofounder and director of the Nederlands Netwerk Intersekse/DSD (NNID), began by explaining that Intersex isn’t always understood by people; in fact, many people believe it relates only to having various genital structures. While this is sometimes true, the spectrum that is intersex reaches far beyond this basic understanding. Intersex people have varying structures in relation

16 Mar 2018

Workplace Pride Chair Holder Speaks at EY

On March 1st, EY’s Unity NL* hosted the Connecting Members event: “Inclusiveness: Why is it important to leverage the differences of diversity?”, with a lecture by Workplace Pride Chair holder Dr. Jojanneke van der Toorn. Jeroen Davidson, member of The Board of Directors of EY Nederland welcomed all and briefly addressed the importance of Diversity and Inclusion; D&I at EY is about respecting our differences and how best to leverage these differences to achieve better business results.    The Chair, funded by KPN, which is in

15 Mar 2018

2018 International Conference Now Open for Registration!

The Workplace Pride 2018 International Conference Website is LIVE and Registration is open! The conference will be held at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, on Friday, May 18th. With the theme ,“The Changing Face of LGBTI Workplace Inclusion” this year's event offers  lots of fascinating topics, challenging discussions and unparalleled networking opportunities! As you have come to expect, we have top level speakers from organisations such as Microsoft, Human Rights Watch and Sodexo. We are also fortunate to be

8 Mar 2018

Clifford Chance supports the 10th edition of the Gay Games: Paris 2018

Clifford Chance Paris has become the first law firm to collaborate with the 10th edition of the Gay Games: Paris 2018. The firm's support for the Gay Games: Paris 2018 (which came a few days after the signing of the 'L'Autre Cercle' LGBT Commitment Charter) is part of a larger aim to encourage and promote the existing activities of Clifford Chance Paris's office around the theme of diversity. Particularly through the involvement and enthusiasm of the members of the LGBT+ network

7 Mar 2018

Bisexuality in the Workplace Workshop Hosted by Booking.com

Bisexuality in the Workplace Workshop Hosted by Booking.com There is still a lot of confusion about the concept of bisexuality. Is it a choice? Is it complicated? What exactly is bisexuality? On February 21st, Booking.com hosted the Connecting Members event "Bisexuality in the Workplace: Providing Visibility and Social Comfort” at their office along the ‘IJ' in Amsterdam. Marnix Mali, Communities Team at Booking.com, kicked off the event with a warm welcome to all guests and a short intro about Booking.com’s view

20 Feb 2018

The Dutch Government Joins Workplace Pride

Workplace Pride is proud to announce that the Dutch Central Government has joined the organization as a Foundation Leader. The cooperation between the Dutch Central Government and Workplace Pride actually goes back almost a decade when the SHK - Stichting Homosexualiteit en Krijgsmacht (Foundation for Homosexuality and Army) spearheaded the Dutch Ministry of Defense to join Workplace Pride. This was followed closely by the Ministries of Infrastructure and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat), Ministry of Justice and

15 Feb 2018

Workplace Pride Launches Global Benchmark 2018 Survey

Workplace Pride is pleased to announce that the 5th edition of it’s Global Benchmark Survey is open for submissions! Ever wonder how your organization measures up in terms of LGBTI friendly policies and practices? Looking for the next step in improvement, or just not sure where to go with your official policies or social practices? Created in 2014, the Workplace Pride Global Benchmark was designed as a tool for employers looking to make their workplace