9 Nov 2019

Leadership Award Winners & Global Benchmark Top Scorers Announced

And The Winners Are… On Friday, November 8th, nearly 230 members and friends gathered at the Koepelkerk in Amsterdam for the Workplace Pride 2019 Leadership Awards Gala. Hosted under the spectacular dome of the Kopelkerk, guests were treated to a variety of entertainment, fine dining and awards celebrations. The annual Awards Gala singles out those individuals and organizations who have committed and continue to commit their time and effort to create workplaces where LGBTI people

16 Oct 2019

2019 Leadership Awards Nominees Announced

** This article has been updated with the results of the Awards Gala announced on November 8th ** And the 2019 winners are... On Friday, November 8th, nearly 230 members and friends gathered at the Koepelkerk in Amsterdam for the Workplace Pride 2019 Leadership Awards Gala. Hosted under the spectacular dome of the Kopelkerk, guests were treated to a variety of entertainment, fine dining and awards celebrations. The annual Awards Gala singles out those individuals

11 Oct 2019

Coming Out Day 2019: LUMC joins Workplace Pride as first health care sector member

On 11 October 2019, National Coming Out Day, LUMC (Leiden University Medical Center) became the first research hospital and the first member from the health care sector in the Netherlands to join Workplace Pride. To celebrate this milestone, a lively and colourful celebration was organised at LUMC.   LUMC Pride network leaders Professor Dr. Martine de Vries and Jeroen Metzemaekers opened the event and highlighted the importance of National Coming Out Day and being able

10 Oct 2019

The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration celebrates Network anniversary with ‘The power of Inclusivity’ symposium.

On 10 October, the LGBTI network of the Tax and Customs Administration (Belastingdienst) and the FIOD, organised the symposium 'The power of Inclusivity’. This event celebrated the 5th anniversary of their LGBTI employee network ‘B/Proud’ as well as National Coming Out Day. The symposium was not only about LGBTI issues, but also about diversity and inclusiveness (D&I) in the broadest sense of the word. The ultimate goal of the symposium was to raise D&I to

2 Sep 2019

2019 Leadership Awards Now Being Accepted

Nominations for the 6th annual Workplace Pride Leadership Awards are now open! These annual awards honor people and/or organizations that have demonstrated leadership by visibly contributing to LGBTI workplace inclusion. This year’s Leadership Awards ceremony will be held during the Leadership Awards Gala at the Koepelkerk in Amsterdam on Friday, November 8th. Submitting a nomination is a great way to involve many people from your organization in raising awareness about LGBTI workplace inclusion. Categories Images reflect 2018

19 Aug 2019

Cultural Complexity, Channels of Influence and Lanyards: LGBT Inclusion the Singaporean way!

Monday, 19 August 2019 As disparate as these concepts may sound, they were top of mind at the recent Diversity and Inclusion at Work conference organised by Workplace Pride in Singapore last Thursday, August 15th. This ground-breaking conference looked at many aspects of diversity and inclusion in the Singaporean workplace but zoomed in on how the inclusion of LGBTI people had its own very particular challenges. The act of same-sex relations between men is still

14 Aug 2019

Workplace Pride participates in ‘Human Rights Friday’ debate during Antwerp Pride

On Friday, August 9, a human rights gathering called 'Human Rights Friday' took place in honour of the Antwerp Pride 2019. The event took the form of a debate on activism in the LGBTI community. The main question of the session was how participants can apply and integrate the ideas of the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago in their daily work. Antwerp Pride Chairman, Bart Abeel invited the following participants to the discussion: Arnout van

1 Jul 2019

Sustainable Inspiration! A look back at the 2019 Workplace Pride International Conference

PHOTOS  INTERVIEWS  PODCASTS Set in an awe-inspiring location, with captivating speakers and inspiring content, the Workplace Pride 2019 International Conference set another milestone in the history of the Foundation. More than 300 attendees gathered in an airplane hangar at Amsterdam Schiphol, a fantastic location provided by our host KLM to move the dial forward on LGBTI Workplace Inclusion. This year’s theme “Sustainable Inclusion: The Next Destination for LGBTI at Work” looked closely at the intersection

27 Jun 2019

Cargill Hosts International Conference Opening Reception &  Signs Declaration

  Click here to see images of the event Workplace Pride Member Cargill has become the 26th organization to sign the Declaration of Amsterdam. This important step took place at the opening reception of the Workplace Pride 2019 International Conference which was hosted by Cargill in their Amsterdam offices. When organisations sign the Declaration of Amsterdam, they are making a commitment to improving the lives of their LGBTI employees wherever they work. Signing recognises that

22 May 2019

FMO Launches LGBTI Network and Joins Workplace Pride

  FMO, the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank, has joined Workplace Pride as its newest member. FMO supports sustainable development around the world by empowering entrepreneurs in regions where commercial finance is hard to come by. With the sustainable development goals (SDGs) at the core of its business, it is a natural step for the organization to visibly include LGBTI people in their overall diversity and inclusion efforts. The first step was the launch of their