New report details effective strategies for multinationals to advocate for LGBT+ rights

David Glasgow, Executive Director of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at the NYU School of Law, and Karen Twaronite, EY Global Diversity & Inclusiveness Officer, have published an article in the Harvard Business Review including highlights from their new report on how major global companies have sought to advance LGBT+ inclusion when it conflicts with law or local culture.

The research is based on 30 interviews with leaders from Out Leadership members companies Dow, EY and Microsoft, and covers disparate approaches those organizations employed in companies such as Brazil, Japan and Saudi Arabia.

“The interviewees showed that by cultivating internal pro-LGBT champions and acting with subtlety and creativity, businesses can promote LGBT inclusion — not just in locations where legal protections are robust and social acceptance is high but also, and perhaps especially, in the many countries where they are not.”

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