We’ll help you establish workplace equality for your LGBT+ employees
We view diversity as a fundamental principle that allows all people – regardless of individual differences – to fully develop their personal potential. The voluntary application of diversity – as per the European Charter on Diversity – means accepting, supporting, and further developing individuals’ talent.
As part of the Pride Business Forum, we have joined forces to create an initiative to support both employers in implementing LGBT+ diversity principles and employees in efforts to ensure their employers are delivering a fair approach to all: regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. But because we want hundreds of thousands of LGBT+ people, their families and children in the Czech Republic to have a good life not only at work, but also beyond it, we decided to expand our activities and in 2023 we established the Pride Business Forum Foundation.
We added a new pillar, Empowerment, to our structure, which includes the pillars Inspiration and knowledge sharing and Learning. It is through the Empowerment pillar that we will support the emancipation and empowerment of LGBT+ people, especially in regions outside of Prague, through our foundation and other activities.
Read more about the establishment of Pride Business Forum Foundation in our article or press release.
Pride Business Forum
To meet our goals, we adopted a memorandum in 2017 on the promotion of LGBT+ diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as well as the practical delivery of equality.
Positive corporate culture
Develop a corporate culture founded on mutual respect and open to all employees, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. We support a safe environment that enables the communication of open sexual orientation and gender identity to communicate.
Equal employee benefits for all
Promote and implement measures that enable all employees to enjoy the same benefits and reconcile their personal and professional lives, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Implementing fair regulations
Implement human resource management regulations that promote LGBT+ diversity with an emphasis on fair recruitment and selection, career development, appraisal and remuneration, as well as personal and family circumstances.
Active communication of the LGBT topic
Actively communicate about LGBTI diversity and inclusion across a company/organization and encourage founding of LGBTI employee groups where possible.
Active promotion of the topic
Actively promote the introduction of LGBTI diversity among employers, participate in Prague Business Forum activities, and stimulate public discussion through regular employer meetings, annual conferences, and other channels to connect key parties.
I provide support to the Pride Business Forum team and our members. I’m the queen of spreadsheets, can find absolutely anything on Google Drive and stay on top of all the activities and events we have coming up.
Member Engagement Manager
I connect companies and organizations in a collective effort to eliminate inequality where the state has not yet found the courage to do so, and to initiate change and equality throughout society by positive example.
I design and lead interactive workshops that help companies, organisations, and employees identify unconscious biases, strengthen their empathy for LGBT+ people, and make it easier for them to create inclusive work environments.
I take care of the planning and delivery of the events so everything runs smoothly and all of our members can be proud to be part of our common journey in implementing the principles of LGBT+ equality and diversity.
I help companies and organisations mirror their work cultures. In our workshops, I create a safe environment where the stories of anyone who has ever felt excluded at work can be heard. I believe it is experiences like these that help create an environment where every employee can be themselves.
Pride Business Forum Director
Since 2017, we have been working to bring the best solutions to our country to bring workplace equality to hundreds of thousands of LGBT+ employees. The positive impact on the functioning of organisations, teams and business outcomes is huge. Join us and 56 other organisations on our mission for equality.