Westpac Signs Up for the Rainbow Tick !

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  Westpac is one of the first New Zealand companies to sign up to the Rainbow Tick programme, and we’re really excited to be working with them. It’s wonderful to see how many of New Zealand’s leading companies acknowledge the value of creating a truly welcoming workplace for all their … [Read more...]

ASB Says “No” To Homophobia in Corporate Sponsorship

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  We were delighted to see this press release from ASB today. It is great to see how an organisation like this means what they say. Media Release                                                             July 14 2014                                      ASB says "No" to homophobia … [Read more...]

The Glass Closet

Lord John Brown, former CEO of BP, talks of the need to be out and authentic in the workplace. "Had Browne's story been unique, he would not have written the book. But the statistics indicated to him that the corporate closet must be crowded. British attitudes towards homosexuality have undergone … [Read more...]

Leadership From the Top

We are very pleased to see the Rainbow Tick mentioned in NZ Lawyer as part of Simpson Grierson's commitment to diversity in the workplace by the Chairman, Kevin Jaffe. Simpson Grierson is one of the leading law firms in New Zealand and the first to apply for the Rainbow Tick. Working with them on … [Read more...]

The Cost of the Closet and the Rewards of Inclusion

A new report from the Human Rights Campaign in the USA "The Cost of the Closet and the Rewards of Inclusion" highlights the reasons why employers need to take the issue of LGBT inclusion seriously. The research is US based, but from what we hear it would be unwise to think that things in New … [Read more...]

AUT University Signs up for the Rainbow Tick

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We're very excited to announce that AUT University is again showing its leadership in the sector by becoming the first University in New Zealand to sign up for the Rainbow Tick programme. AUT has consistently been a leader in creating both a workplace and a student experience that is based on … [Read more...]