5 Aug 2017

David Pollard

  David Pollard is co-founder and Executive Director of  Workplace Pride Foundation David has worked for over 25 years in the international corporate world, 12 of which have been dealing with LGBT issues on an international level. David is founder and former Global Chairman of ING’s LGBT employee network “Gala” and in his 15 year career at ING, fulfilled a number of responsibilities, including the creation and management of ING’s European Affairs Department.   David holds

Workplace Pride 2018 March Newsletter

  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. www.workplacepride.org Share Tweet Forward to Friend Share MARCH  2018     CALENDAR:  12/04:  Connecting Members event: Interactive Intersex Workshop, hosted by ELSEVIER 18/05:  2018 International Conference, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam 28/07:  Pride Walk, Amsterdam Pride 02/11:  Leadership Awards Gala, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam Dear Readers,  With the theme of   "The Changing Face

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

Workplace Pride January-February Newsletter

  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. www.workplacepride.org Share Tweet Forward to Friend Share   JANUARY-FEBRUARY  2018 CALENDAR:  15/02:  Registration Opens for the 2018 Global Benchmark 21/02:  Connecting Members event:Bisexuality in the Workplace hosted by Booking. com 01/03:  Connecting Members event: Why is it Important to Leverage Diversity?, hosted by EY 18/05:  2018 International Conference, Beurs van

12 Feb 2018

Workplace Pride New Year’s Reception Hosted by The Gemeente Amsterdam

On Wednesday, January 19th, the Gemeente Amsterdam hosted the Workplace Pride New Year reception in the beautiful Vondelkerk. Alderman Simone Kukenheim welcomed members and friends on behalf of the Gemeente after which David Pollard, Workplace Pride Executive Director, looked to the year ahead.    Brandon O’Dell, Joep Lange Institute, joined David on stage to ask attention for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), the largest conference on any global health issue in the world, which will be hosted in Amsterdam from

Workplace Pride October Newsletter

    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. www.workplacepride.org OCTOBER  2017 Share Tweet Forward to Friend Share CALENDAR:  17/01:  Workplace Pride 2018 New Year's Reception, Vondelkerk, Amsterdam 08/02:  Colorful Workplaces Conference, Nairobi 18/05:  2018 International Conference, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam Upcoming Events / Events The UN Standards for LGBTI Business Practices says....    

Workplace Pride 2017 Highlights Newsletter

    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. www.workplacepride.org Share Tweet Forward to Friend Share Amsterdam Pride Walk: One of the highlights of 2017 CALENDAR:  17/01:  Workplace Pride 2018 New Year's Reception, Vondelkerk, Amsterdam 18/05:  2018 International Conference, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam Upcoming Events / Events Dear Readers,  2017 has proven to be a

15 Nov 2017

Workplace Pride takes part in Swiss LGBTI Events

Foundation member, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs through their Dutch Embassy in Bern, was the key connector in the LGBT workplace-related events held in Switzerland on October 16th. The Embassy along with UBS, one of the largest and most influential banks in the world, celebrated the 15th anniversary of UBS’s LGBT employee network at a well-attended event in the bank’s Zurich head office. The highlight of the event was a panel of experts representing

Workplace Pride September Newsletter

  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. www.workplacepride.org Don't miss the new 2017 Global Benchmark edition of New Horizons, now with an easier-to-read and downloadable online version! Click here to view SEPTEMBER  2017 Share Tweet Forward to Friend Share CALENDAR:  31/10:  Final Date to take part in Membership Survey 14/11:  Annual Member's Meeting at

12 Oct 2017

Most LGBT-Friendly Organisations in the World Announced

  Workplace Pride is pleased to announce the top scorers of its 2017 Global Benchmark Survey. The Survey saw 27 major employers this year which were scored for their global LGBT workplace inclusion policies and practices. Together, participating organisations represent more than 3 million employees in over 100 countries worldwide. They are in unique positions to influence cultural change not just within their own walls, but also among governments and in the communities and countries in