For companies of all sizes, building and keeping a competitive advantage in today’s dynamic market requires much more than offering products and services people want. Customers and employees alike want to be engaged with businesses that reflect their values.
We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating Pride Month. WSP regions worldwide participate in the annual global observance so we can better understand each other’s experiences and help shape a world in which all people are welcomed and included. Here at WSP USA, we ask you to join us in celebrating the LGBTQ+ community through personal stories of accomplishments and insights.
June marks the 51st celebration of Pride Month in the United States, a time when millions of people across the globe come together in support of the LGBTQ+ community. S&P Global not only celebrates diversity, they prioritize it.
“When it comes to the fight for our rights as members of the LGBTQ+ community, we still have a long way to go, but at S&P Global I did not have to fight for my rights – they were already protected in the first place.” - Melody, Manila, Philippines
In the city of New York, where the Stonewall uprising began in 1969, and in some cities around the world, June is Pride Month. A time when the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer community (LGBTQ+) and their allies gather to commemorate Stonewall’s impact in our larger society, celebrate the community’s history and culture, and uplift LGBTQ+ voices and rights. Participants also acknowledge progress and hurdles around prejudice in all forms and honor the diverse dimensions that all people bring to society and business.
At Entergy, we are proud to celebrate Pride Month throughout the month of June.
While the contributions of our gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer stakeholders are evident every day, this month is a great opportunity to shine a light on the need for greater awareness, respect, and dignity for our LGBTQ family members, friends, and community members.
This year our Pride Employee Resource Group held several awareness events including our second virtual Pride parade, and virtual discussions on LGBTQ Parents & Kids, and Transgender Women of Color.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month is celebrated annually in June. Pride month honors the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village, a neighborhood in New York City and the cradle of the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement, that served as the tipping point for the gay liberation movement in the United States. At the time, police raids on bars catering to LGBTQ+ patrons were common, but that night, the patrons of the Stonewall Inn fought back.
Cutting-Edge Technology in Support of LGBTQ+ Youth with The Trevor Project & Google.org
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This Pride Month, we welcome Lena Ballantine, COO of The Trevor Project, which does life-saving work in mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth, and Jen Carter, Head of Technology & Volunteering at Google.org and founder of the Google.org Fellowship Program, a pro bono program that matches Google employees with social impact organizations full-time for up to six months.
Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to creating a more equitable, just, and inclusive company for our employees, customers, and communities, and Pride Month provides a special opportunity to recognize the remarkable contributions of the LGBTQ community to our company and country.
Wishing a happy Pride Month to our colleagues, clients and communities around the world. As part of Pride Month 2021, Northern Trust’s Pride and Asian Leadership business resource councils hosted a panel discussion on the film, “50 Years of Fabulous,” a documentary on the Imperial Court of San Francisco, the oldest LGBT charity organization in the world.
Katie Couric Media’s “Leading with Love” Series – Part 2
When Emily Sproul plunged into the role of executive director of the Shenandoah Valley LGBTQ Center, she found that it was the dream job she never knew she wanted. At the time she took over leading the center, two of her four children had come out, and she knew there was a need for the type of resources this center provided to the LGBTQ+ community in the Staunton, Virginia area.