The 6th Annual Out Leadership: Europe 2017 LBGT+ Senior Leader Summit will bring together top executives to discuss the role of business in fostering inclusion amid the rise of global populism
Citi hosts the Out Leadership: Europe 2017 Summit in London
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More than a hundred senior business leaders will gather today at the sixth annual Out Leadership: Europe LGBT+ Senior Leader Summit, hosted by Citi at Stirling Square 5-7 Carlton Gardens, SW1Y 5AD.
“Citi is honoured to serve for the first time as host for this event,” said James C. Cowles, Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Citigroup. “LGBT+ rights have been a key issue for the bank for many years, and we are proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our LGBT+ colleagues, and the LGBT+ community, in working to create an equal and inclusive society.”
“When our people thrive, our business thrives,” said Gideon Moore, Managing Partner of global law firm Linklaters LLP, which hosted the Summit VIP Dinner at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery on October 3. “We are proud to be part of a wider team in the business community committed to driving forward the moral, business and economic case for LGBT+ equality and inclusion around the world.”
“We’re humbled that some of the world’s most accomplished LGBT+ and Ally business leaders have agreed to speak at our sixth annual Summit in Europe,” said Todd G. Sears, Founder and Principal of Out Leadership. “It’s a testament to the important steps we’re helping senior business leaders take to protect and deepen their investment in LGBT+ inclusion around the world.”
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
About Linklaters, LLP
Linklaters, LLP has more than 2,000 attorneys in 29 offices in 20 countries around the world and is over 150 years old. In Asia, Linklaters is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion in Asia Network (DIAN) and in Italy, the firm is on the Board of Valore D and Parks, which focuses on LGBT+ equality within the workplace. In the UK, Linklaters was one of the founding signatories to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter. Linklaters was awarded the title Diversity Law Firm of the Year 2010 by the Black Solicitors Network and the Best International Law firm for Minority Women Lawyers at the European Women in Business Law Awards 2012.
About Out Leadership
Out Leadership is the global LGBT+ business advisory company, partnering with the world’s most influential firms to build business opportunity, cultivate talent, and drive equality forward. Including LGBT+ people at all levels powerfully benefits bottom lines. We help companies realize their Return on Equality™.
Out Leadership is a certified B Corp. For more information about our global initiatives or to learn about our advisory work, please visit www.outleadership.com
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