Southwire Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month and LGBTQ+ History Month


In October, Southwire recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month and LGBTQ+ history month by hosting efforts across the company that provided resources and opportunities to get involved and learn more about both topics.

Southwire’s Women’s Network employee resource group (ERG) hosted a Trail of Hope 5K walk/run virtually and at the Carrollton Greenbelt at Hobbs Farm in partnership with Project GIFT® to raise money for nonprofit organizations that provide services for breast cancer families in local Southwire areas and funds for international breast cancer research.

Opportunity Through Engagement: Black LGBTQ Consumers


Global attitudes about the LGBTQ+ community have evolved dramatically over the past decade or so, and with more choices for content than ever before, LGBTQ+ audiences are being more socially conscious about the brands they choose. For advertisers wanting to make inroads with the growing LGBTQ+ community—and their buying power—inclusivity is everything.

Out & Equal Honors Medtronic PRIDE

Medtronic wins prestigious award from a global organization advocating for LGBTQ+ workplace equality

The premier global organization advocating for LGBTQ+ workplace equality awarded Medtronic with its New Employee Resource Group (ERG) of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s bold efforts to create an inclusive environment.

Recognizing LGBTQ+ Inclusion With Pride of Aramark and OUTstanding Community Partner Awards


Each year, Aramark’s PRIDE employee resource group (ERG) recognizes one member who most demonstrates the group’s mission to foster an open, inclusive environment in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ+) employees and their allies are fully engaged to achieve organizational goals and enhance professional growth.

D&I Weekly News Round Up: Discrimination, LGBTQ+ and More


By Caroline Berns, Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Acquisition, MMEA

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round Up. Today we are talking about psychological safety at work, young workers and presenteeism, a software changing accents, and Singapore decriminalizing gay sex.


Ericsson Celebrates Diversity at Stockholm Pride

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Last week Ericsson was part of Stockholm Pride. Ericsson employees, together with friends and families, marched with a spectacular rainbow float, sending across our message of diversity & inclusion.

Transgender Inclusion: Embracing Difference in the Workplace


A recent talent report from LinkedIn suggests that potential new hires rank a company’s culture more important than compensation and benefits when considering a new job, and “for employers to attract and retain talent, they will need to put their employees first and ensure they feel cared for and supported.”

A New Chapter in Inclusivity: How LGBTQ+ Audiences Are Reviving Traditional Media


Global attitudes about the LGBTQ+ community have evolved dramatically over the past decade or so, and with more choices for content than ever before, LGBTQ+ audiences are flocking to content providers—and advertisers—offering authenticity and inclusion.

Consumers surveyed for our international LGBTQ+ inclusive media perceptions study find the most advertising inclusion on emerging media channels. Social media and influencers lead the way when it comes to perceptions of inclusivity, while LGBTQ+ people view newspapers and radio as least inclusive.

Franklin Templeton Celebrates LGBTQ+ Inclusion


Franklin Templeton’s Pride business resource group (BRG), in partnership with the firm’s specialist investment managers, hosted 21 events in honor of Pride Month, celebrated around the world each June.

“Pride Month is a time to celebrate our diversity and embrace our true selves,” said Ianna Obligar, Associate Program Manager, Global Programs, and Pride BRG Global Lead.

The theme for this year’s events was “better together” because it was the first time in two years that employees could celebrate together in person.

A Month Full of Events

The Home Depot Expands Partnership With the Human Rights Campaign Foundation


The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation works to make transformational change in the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ people.

While The Home Depot has partnered with the HRC Foundation in the past to advance meaningful change, we've expanded our partnership to support multiple initiatives that align with key commitments around advancing education for all, specifically within diverse communities.


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