Supporting LGBT+ employees is not just the right thing to do, it is good for business too.
Team member diversity helps to attract and retain talent, foster innovation, increase employee NPS scores, collaborate more effectively, increase shareholder value and guess what, and people perform significantly better when they can be themselves at work. Diverse teams bring diversity of thought.
According to a McKinsey Study, it revealed some interesting statistics about diversity.
While many employers or organisations are well underway with diversity and inclusion programs, others are just getting started and that’s ok!
The important thing is that while significant progress has been made, so much more can be done to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace and educational settings.