6 Tips for LGBTI Organisations Partnering With a Business

1500 words, 7 min to read
written by Anna Shepherd , ILGA-Europe

We cannot deny the influence of the private sector in our societies, so building bridges between business and civil society is vital.

Before exploring a partnership you should assess whether your values align.

Talking with internal networks for LGBTI employees can be an effective ‘way in’.

Invite prospective partners to be part of the solution by telling them what their support could help achieve and what’s in it for them.

Be clear about your needs and objectives, what you can and can’t offer, and ensure that the partnership is balanced.

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