Peoplebank have taken the Pride Pledge

In 2021, Peoplebank re-established their top diversity initiatives, planning goals around how to create more inclusive and diverse hiring practices, as well as creating a welcoming and safe culture internally for all.

One of these initiatives centred around a commitment to the LGBTQIA+ community. As an organisation, Peoplebank have always been accepting of people who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community, but we would also like to enhance and improve recruiting practices to encourage people from the LGBTQIA+ space to apply for roles. Our first aim was to provide internal education on how to do so effectively. This commitment led us to approach Pride Pledge.

“Peoplebank Australia have a real commitment to diversity and inclusion and providing a safe and rewarding environment for all our employees.

We want to cultivate an environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and can contribute fully to the organization’s success.

Joining Pride Pledge is a great way to formalise our commitment to the LGBTQIA+ community. It provides us with access to training, tools and resources so we can continue to foster an inclusive, visible and safe environment for members of the rainbow community and workforce.”

- David Horn, Operations Manager

We are honoured and proud to take the Pride Pledge so that we can be held accountable for our promise to the safety, visibility, and inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community within our workforce and the wider community.

As one of our business goals was to provide training, we are very much looking forward to benefiting from the Rainbow Training Sessions that Pride Pledge offer so that our employees can attend and improve their understanding of LGBTQIA+ people and the rainbow communities that they are part of.

Peoplebank are considered a large business at the gold level of Pride Pledge, so we want to ensure we are truly going to make a difference. This means we will be taking an annual stocktake via the Pride Pledge tool to assess and benchmark our progress in creating rainbow visibility, support, and inclusions. 

Additional benefits of Peoplebank joining Pride Pledge include:

  • Policy Consultation
  • Newsletters & Resources
  • Visibility Assets
  • Networking & Collaboration
  • Pride Pledge ACTIVE
  • Roll Out The Rainbow
  • and more.

All of which we are eager to utilise!

You can learn more about Pride Pledge, and take the pledge yourself, right here

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