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

17 May 2019

IDAHOT – IDAHOBIT

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia Today, on May 17th, it is the moment of the year that we all stand still to recognise the work that has been done by many activists and supporters around the world and to take stock of where we are. Unfortunately, things are not as rose coloured as many of us thought in the past. Society is going backwards in many places as we have seen with

1 May 2019

Five new members join the Foundation

We would like to give a warm welcome to the latest organisations that joined the Workplace Pride Foundation during the first quarter of 2019.   Palo Alto Networks joined our community as one of our seven “Foundation Leaders”. Palo Alto Networks is based in Santa Clara, California and is the world’s leading cyber security company. They bring together the best and most diverse teams to solve the world's toughest cybersecurity challenges. To further commit to

20 Apr 2019

Palo Alto Networks Joins Workplace Pride as Foundation Leader

First member from the Cybersecurity sector to join Workplace Pride. Palo Alto Networks is the leader in global cybersecurity. Committed to creating positive change, the company leads its industry with inclusion and diversity-increasing initiatives and in publicly sharing their workforce diversity data. At a moment in history where data transparency has become increasingly important in relation to sustainable practices, their example is inspiring. Based in Santa Clara, California, Palo Alto Networks brings together the best

19 Apr 2019

European Lesbian and Business Roundtable

Successful Roundtable event at the Dutch Embassy in Kiev sets a milestone for Workplace Pride. Hosted at the Dutch Embassy in Kiev and organised by Workplace Pride in partnership with the NGO Fulcrum UA, and the Ukrainian Corporate Equality Index, the European Lesbian and Business Roundtable kicked off with a full house on April 11th. This event brought together employers, employees and civil society to address specific challenges and opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

28 Mar 2019

Workplace Pride announces participation in project focusing on LGBT+ emancipation in Africa

  Workplace Pride is pleased to announce its participation in a project entitled, “Strong in Diversity - Bold on Inclusion” (SiDBoI) focusing on LGBT+ emancipation in Africa. The 4-year project will address the ongoing challenges facing the LGBT+ community, promote LGBT+ inclusion in society and drive positive change. Dutch human rights organisation and member of Workplace Pride, Hivos will lead the project through a consortium of seven partners including Workplace Pride. This project leverages on the 2017 “Colourful Workplaces” conference in

6 Feb 2019

The City of Delft Joins Workplace Pride

The City of Delft,  Joins Workplace Pride Workplace Pride is pleased to welcome the City of Delft in the Netherlands as the 4th municipality to join the Foundation. The membership agreement was signed today in the city’s offices in Delft. LGBTI inclusion in cities is a major driver of competitive advantage in Innovation, Talent & Skills and Quality of Living according to the Open for Business report on this topic. But it is also just the right