LGBT+ Friendly Employer Award and Pride Business Forum Heroes Award are granted by the Pride Business Forum initiative.
LGBT+ Friendly Employer Award acknowledges, motivates, and makes visible employers that introduce measures leading to better inclusion of LGBT+ employees in the Czech Republic. The award assesses the strategic approach to this area, specific projects, and tools, as well as the way of supporting the topic by the top management and communicating it both internally and externally.
The main award is granted to an organization/company which comprehensively approaches the topic of LGBT+ equality at the workplace and can be an example for others. The other individual categories award prizes for an active approach of employees to the topic (e.g. within the Employee Resource Groups), as well as for an essential shift in new organizations/companies.
To be able to compete for the awards, the organizations/companies shall fill in the questionnaire by 28 April 2021 (included) at the latest.
The winner will be selected by an expert committee composed of representatives of Prague Pride, Business for society – Diversity Charter, state and public administration, independent experts, and employers.
Pride Business Forum Heroes is awarded to individuals and highlights the role of members of the top management of organizations/companies who actively fight for equal conditions for LGBT+ employees in their organizations/companies, or proactively strive for a better position of LGBT+ persons in society.
Individuals can be nominated for the award by anyone who fills in the nomination questionnaire, with the nominee knowing about the nomination, by 28 April 2021 (included) at the latest.