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Vote for the PinkNews Award for Business Equality

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London Pride on Regent's Street, 2017

The fifth annual PinkNews Awards will take place on 18 October, and PinkNews is delighted to unveil the shortlisted nominees in all awards categories.

The awards will take place on 18 October from 6.30pm at a central London location.

It will celebrate the contributions of politicians, businesses, campaigners and community groups to improving LGBT+ life in the UK and beyond.

The Business Equality award celebrates the contribution of businesses to improving LGBT+ life in the UK and abroad.

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This may include through LGBT+ and ally networks which improve the experience of LGBT+ employees as well as through customer-facing initiatives and other activities.

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Vote for the PinkNews Award for Business Equality

Accenture aims to become the most inclusive and diverse organisation in the world by 2020. The organisation prides itself on creating and maintaining and LGBT inclusive workplace by creating an LGBT network back in 2004, and having ensured LGBT role models were “open and accessible” by 2007. Accenture has made a marked effort to build awareness of LGBT issues through its allies programme.

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A two-day training course for LGBT Allies and clients across management is offered, as well as to external clients. Suppliers and clients are also invited to take part in in-house sexual orientation and gender orientation initiatives.

Mentoring of external companies on LGBT issues is also offered by Accenture, which has been named on the Stonewall workplace equality index, and thought leadership pieces have been published titled ‘Engaging the minority to create an LGBT inclusive workplace’. Accenture also advertises in the LGBT media, as well as publishing in the mainstream on LGBT issues.

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