Friday, June 19th was the big day! After re-designing our entire 2020 program due to the global pandemic, overcoming extreme technological challenges, and shifting mid-stream to embrace the growing conversation surrounding the Black Life Matters movement, our 2020 Online Symposium finally hit the airwaves.  With over 400 registrations from 40…

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PRESS RELEASE Amsterdam, June 22 2020 Amsterdam, June 22 2020 – Workplace Pride – a nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTI-people in workplaces worldwide – announced two new co-chairs to its Foundation Board. Michiel Kolman (Senior Vice President at Elsevier) and Bianca Nijhof (Managing Director atNetherlands Water…

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Photography: Susan Walsh/AP Workplace Pride is absolutely delighted with the USA Supreme Court ruling that LGBTI people can no longer be discriminated against in the workplace in the United States. This 6 to 3 ruling is both groundbreaking and historic and will have far-reaching implications around the world; particularly in…

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ACCESS ONLINE SYMPOSIUM HERE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED You are cordially invited to the Workplace Pride 2020 Online Symposium. With the theme of “Great expectations, Envisioning a new decade of LGBTI Workplace Inclusion”, the symposium…

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For the eighth episode in our “Keeping Member Connected” live webinar series, the theme was Transgender issues and how they affect people in the workplace and life in general. To speak about the challenges and struggles of being Transgender is something many people are probably uncomfortable with.

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Workplace Pride member AkzoNobel, has reaffirmed their commitment to LGBTI inclusion at work by signing the Declaration of Amsterdam. The Declaration is a 10 point action plan, created by the Foundation in 2011, which outlines the responsibilities of employers as well as employees to create work environments where LGBT people…

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Keeping the Rainbow flag flying Christiaan Rebergen and Mark van Enckevort raise the flag and the Ministry of Finance in The Hague  On Friday the 15th of May, the rainbow flag was raised at government locations nationwide (as well as all Dutch Embassies around the world)…

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Workplace Pride Foundation congratulates our member, the City of Amsterdam for scoring the highest in the Open for Business 2020 report on the world’s most competitive and inclusive LGBT+ cities.  Open For Business, a coalition of global companies promoting LGBT+ inclusive societies, released their report today that contains a clear…

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Workplace Pride Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of our Toolkit for the United Nations Standards of LGBTI Business Conduct. This toolkit is designed as a one-stop-shop to help organisations implement the general principles outlined in the Standards of Conduct. It takes practical examples gathered from Workplace…

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Welcome to the new and improved Workplace Pride Foundation website. In our ongoing efforts to be more effective for our members and stakeholders, the Foundation website has been made more user-friendly with simpler navigation and clearer terminology. Here you will find the most important information you need to know about…

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