The World Economic Forum Launches an LGBTI Partnership - Perspectives on NGLCC Global’s Role in the Economic Ecosystem
January 23 | By NGLCC Global
For the first time, the theme of LGBTI inclusion took the mainstage at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual conference in Davos, to launch its LGBTI programmatic work, the “Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality”.
October 25 | By Tyler Brent & Alejandro Espinosa
NGLCC Global has announced the co-chairs of its the 3rd Annual NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week: Her Excellency Karin Olofsdotter, the Ambassador of Sweden to the United States, and Ernest Cordova, the Managing Director for Health & Public Service Global Operations at Accenture.
Innovation in the Age of Data: NGLCC Global Partners with the Organization of American States on LGBTI Economic Empowerment
May 9 | By Zoe Li
NGLCC Co-Founder & President, Justin Nelson, and OAS Secretary-General, Luis Almagro, signing a Memorandum of Understanding
Generando una base empírica en América Latina y el Caribe: Una singular alianza para recopilar datos sobre la exclusión de la comunidad LGBTI
January 11 | By Phil Crehan
Generating the Evidence Base in Latin America & the Caribbean: A Unique Partnership to Collect Data on LGBTI Exclusion
January 2 | By Phil Crehan
December 19 | By Tyler Brent
“If we are to achieve faster global progress towards equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and intersex people, businesses will not only have to meet their human rights responsibilities, they must become active agents of change.” - Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
October 3 | By Phil Crehan
March 22 | By
Since 2002, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) has been instrumental in promoting the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Intersex (LGBTI) community’s economic strength and growth potential. Founded on a goal of building an organization that could support LGBTI business owners and showcase the LGBTI community’s diversity of talent, the NGLCC has exceeded expectations primarily due to a pro-active membership and board of directors.
New Jersey Assembly Committee Approves NGLCC Championed Bill to Include Certified LGBT, Disability, and Veteran Owned Businesses in State Contracting
February 14 | By Andy DiAntonio
On Monday, February 13th, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce provided expert testimony at the New Jersey State House in Trenton in support of A-3891, a bill to welcome certified LGBT, disability, and veteran owned businesses in New Jersey state contracting and procurement opportunities. The bill was approved by the Human Services Committee by a nearly unanimous vote and was applauded for providing a pro-business context for expanding equal opportunity throughout the state.