We are proud to announce that we are officially certified as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
Diversity is smart business
IOP has been diverse from day one, with two LGBT men and one woman as founders. While NLGCC certification doesn’t change the premium services we deliver, it does help our clients meet their vendor diversity goals. For some clients, vendor diversity is a requirement. Our NLCGG-certification helps these clients meet such obligations. For all of our clients, supplier diversity is smart business, just as diversity and inclusion are key focus areas for their own businesses.
Our diversity aligns with our focus on sustainability and purpose. We have been working for over 20 years to help companies, foundations and nonprofits clarify their messages and express their impact. As a partner to many as they create Sustainability reports and corporate websites, we often address issues of diversity and equality.
Ideas On Purpose is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other LGBTBEs worldwide throughout the year.
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses. With more than 200 corporate partners, and 62 local, state and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.