Post Date: April 14, 2017

 

Workplace Pride is pleased to announce that Ahold Delhaize, has joined the Foundation. With more than 375,000 people employed in 11 countries, Ahold Delhaize is a world-leading food retailer with 50 millions customers per week. The company includes well-known names such as Albert Heijn and bol.com in the Netherlands, Delhaize Leon in Belgium, Stop & Shop and Food Lion in the United States.

With such a visible role in society, Ahold Delhaize feels that it is important to demonstrate that they support all types of people in the communities where they operate, including LGBT people. This holds true for their Associates as well as their diverse customers.

Building bridges to leadership for Diversity and Inclusion helps build a healthier company culture, which leads to better overall performance and improves the bottom line. LGBT inclusion is one of the many facets of our Diversity and Inclusion efforts at Ahold Delhaize” says Subarna Malakar, Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. “We know by experience that the more we understand our Associates and diverse customer base, and truly embrace what they are, including LGBT people, the better is it is for our organization, our associates and, all stakeholders…..everyone wins!

Ahold Delhaize represents the newest sector within the growing family of Workplace Pride members. To learn more about their engagement within the Foundation, write to info@workplacepride.org