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.
February 19 | By Laura Berry
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!
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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.
January 30 | By Laura Berry
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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.
January 9 | By Brent Stewart
In order to successfully run a business, there’s a certain level of passion, knowledge, and convivial work ethic that must be achieved. With the help of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Wendy Fahle has gone above and beyond the standards of excellence as she continues pushing her LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) towards success.
January 7 | By Laura Berry
Join NGLCC for a free one-hour teleconference to learn about the growing business opportunities in Mexico and how your company can benefit from participating in the 3rd International NGLCC LGBT Trade Mission.