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  • About Diversity Champions

    Diversity Champions is Ireland's first and only not-for profit workplace programme designed specifically to assist Irish employers benefit from the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

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  • Business Ambassador Council

    The Diversity Champion’s Business Ambassador Council will enable this impact to continue in our workplaces. Bringing the industry insights and experience of senior business leaders together, the Business Ambassadors Council will focus on ensuring the inclusion, diversity and equality for LGBT people in Ireland. Through their knowledge of creating positive change of inclusive practice in the workplace, the group will provide industry advice and counsel on LGBT workplace issues.

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  • LGBT Issues in the Workplace

    Equality in the workplace is a key priority for the approximately 170,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Irish workforce. While there has been huge social and legislative progress for LGB people in Ireland over the last 20 years, a majority of LGBT employees still do not feel it is safe to disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity at work generally.

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  • Potential Members' Q&A

    In this current climate people need a really strong business case to secure the funds for membership or continued membership. Here we answer some of the key questions our members ask us.

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  • Small Enterprises Offer

    Diversity Champions also supports small enterprises to be inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from recruitment to service delivery. Fostering an inclusive workplace enhances employee productivity, improves company reputation, brings new business opportunities and mitigates risk of bullying and harassment. Because the needs and capacity of small enterprises differ from medium to large employers, Diversity Champions has tailored a Diversity Champion small enterprise offer.

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  • Partners

    Diversity Champions is delighted to have partnered with a number of leading leading national and international LGBT organisations. Our partnerships enable us to share our practice with national and international colleagues and links us with best practice and thought leadership.

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  • Our People

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  • Sponsorship Opportunities 2016

    GLEN offers a wide range of sponsorship opportunities for 2016.

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  • Business Case

    Diversity in the labour force in terms of age, gender, ethnic origin, disability and sexual orientation has grown substantially over recent decades. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are more and more visible in society generally and in the workforce in particular. The business case for ensuring your organisation’s diversity policies and practices include lesbian, gay and bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have never been stronger.

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  • Programme Benefits

    Joining Diversity Champions offers your organisation the opportunity to showcase your company as a forward thinking, creative employer that attracts and retains diverse talent. By becoming a member of the programme, your organisation will be recognised as a Diversity Champion while also supporting business growth or service excellence and protecting your company through enhanced compliance and risk mitigation.

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