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Partnership GETA

We are happy to present our new partner: GETA – Gay European Tourism Association. They have invited all their members to join BGLBC/EGLCC, and our travel & hospitality members are welcome to join GETA. GETA is here to help all businesses and organizations that are involved in gay tourism in Europe to prosper and grow. […]

Supplier diversity. Or: why you need a supplier-diversity program

In the past decades, many companies have made the journey from Sustainability to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) within the context of Corporate Social Responsibility. Phase 2 of DE&I is Supplier Diversity: a business strategy, not a feel-good story. Sure, it’s the right thing to do, but it’s also one of the most effective ways to drive real business value, far beyond just […]

Doing the right thing

More than ever, Dutch consumers consider it important that companies contribute to a better world. But consumers are also critical: almost half (44%) say they distrust the good intentions of companies. This is evident from figures from the Social Impact Monitor of Motivaction and Het PR Bureau (HPB). The survey, which has been conducted annually […]

Official launch of the BGLBC

September saw the official launch of the BeNeLux LGBTIQ+ Business Chamber via registration in the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam (nr: 87536102). We sent out a press release to regional and international press, both mainstream and LGBT+, and informed our associates and partners. You can find the press release here. (Dutch version is here, French […]

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Meta introduces the Small Business Pride Parade

A resource to help LGBTQIA+ businesses thrive. Meta wants to continue their support of LGBTIQ+ small businesses. They have created the Small Business Pride Parade. Through a series of Reels, they are celebrating small businesses and creators who use Reels to show off their brand identity. You will have year-round access to resources, a supportive […]

UK’s Federation of Small Businesses launches its new digital LGBTIQ+ hub

UK’s Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) launches its new digital LGBTQ+ hub LGBTIQ+ entrepreneurs are to receive a boost as the UK’s biggest business group, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), launched its new digital LGBTIQ+ hub. The hub, entitled Let’s Grow Business Together, will include resources for small business owners and self-employed people to help […]

Credit Suisse launches LGBT Equality Index

Credit Suisse’s private-banking clients in the US are able to buy into a portfolio of blue-chip companies with LGBT-friendly policies. The Credit Suisse LGBT Equality Index is the first index to track the equity performance of companies supporting and promoting equality for members of the LGBT community. Shares in companies supporting diversity including gender identity […]