NGLCC Adds Two New Affiliate Chambers to Powerful Network of Local LGBT Chambers of Commerce

March 10 | By Sam McClure
Please join us in welcoming The Charlotte Business Guild (CBG) of Charlotte, NC and the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce of Gulf South (GLCCGS) of New Orleans, LA. The Charlotte Business Guild was formed in 1992 to establish and nurture a network of businesses and professionals.
 

NGLCC Global Gears Up for Exporting in Mexico

February 20 | By Joanna Dees
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LGBTBE In the Spotlight: Teaming Up Against All the Odds

February 19 | By Laura Berry
When the odds are against you, and what you had become is stripped away, it is your obligation to find creative opportunities to surge ahead. – Harvey Perle   After more than 17 years in business, Harvey Perle, owner of the manufacturer’s representative agency Perle & Co., hit a cascade of professional and personal challenges in 2007, including divorce, diabetes, and a spiraling economy to name just a few.   
 

NGLCC Seeks Volunteers for National Certification Committee

February 19 | By Brent Stewart
Each month, a group of dedicated volunteers gathers at the NGLCC headquarters to review the applications of hopeful LGBT Business Enterprises® (LGBTBEs®).  Are you interested in learning more about our certification process, and helping us expand the NGLCC business community? We have the perfect opportunity for you!  
 

NGLCC Joins Open Letter to IOC Sponsors

February 4 | By Justin Nelson
Late last week, NGLCC joined the HRC and more than 40 other organizations to again ask the corporate sponsors of the International Olympic Committee to condemn the Russian laws against LGBT people. We've asked that these corporations use their voices "to insist on changes that will make a difference in the future." When the opening ceremonies begin on Friday in Sochi, the NGLCC will continue to ask the corporations think about the safety--and equality--of LGBT people before the commerce of the Olympic Games. 
 

National Business Inclusion Consortium Awards Top Honors for Cross-Segment Diversity Practices in Financial Services Industry

February 4 | By Laura Berry
New York, New York, (02/04/14) – Last night the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) presented the 2014 Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards at the New York Stock Exchange. Awards were given to BNY Mellon, Fidelity Investments, and Bank of America for dedication and significant strides to support and sustain diversity best practices.  
 

NGLCC Encouraged By Leadership in President Obama’s State of the Union Address

January 29 | By
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is encouraged by President Obama’s call for the House to vote on The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in last night’s State of the Union address. We applaud President Obama for continuing to put the emphasis on the people and ensuring "Americans feel secure in their jobs, homes and budgets." At NGLCC, we know that abolishing discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity will catapult us into a 21st century American workplace.   

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