16 July 2020
We are happy to announce that Danone, a leading global food & beverage company built on three businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters and Specialized Nutrition has joined the Workplace Pride Foundation. Amidst all of the adversity thrust upon us all in these anxious times, Danone has doubled down in its aims to further LGBTI workplace inclusivity and equality. With products being sold in 120 countries, and over 100,000 employees in over 55 countries, this visible support by a major multinational is a welcome message to LGBTI communities around the world.
“Inclusive Diversity is a key enabler for the delivery of our Danone 2030 Goals. We respect each person’s sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity and we want everyone to bring their whole and true self to our workplace. For Danone Benelux, LGBTI is an integral part of our Inclusive Diversity roadmap for the Benelux region, and we believe that we will make progress by participating in the LGBTI workplace equality.” – Judith Laarman, HRDI Danone Benelux
“We are delighted to welcome Danone to our group of organisations that are committed to creating equitable workplaces around the globe.” said David Pollard, Executive Director of Workplace Pride, “It is a welcome sign of commitment to our community to see such a large international organisation stand behind LGBTI workplace inclusion and diversity in these very challenging times of social upheaval and global pandemic”
Please join all of us in welcoming Danone to the Workplace Pride family of organisations.
Published July 16th 2020