Outsourcing giant Atos has renewed its commitment as a diversity champion with Stonewall.
AtosPride Executive sponsor and Senior Vice President Business Transformation Services (BTS) at Atos UK&I, David Haley said: “As a business we are fully committed to gender equality and identity, actively promoting the network to our people to get involved across the globe.
“We currently have over 550 members from 19 different countries and we welcome everyone regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
“We are proud that we celebrate diversity in our teams and, that we are a LGBT+ friendly organisation with firm plans to continue to raise awareness across our company.”
Kris Phelps, Client Group Manager at Stonewall said: “Stonewall is delighted that Atos is a Diversity Champion and are committed to creating an environment where LGBT+ staff and allies are accepted without exception and can really fulfil their full potential in the workplace”
AtosPride was co-founded by Julia Atwater, Head of SDM Practice UK&I and Jude Satchell-Foley, Global Head of Operations for Application Hosting Services at Atos, who was recently nominated in the Reed Smith Top 10 LGBT+ Inspirational Leaders for her work to bring LGBT+ rights to the forefront of the organisation.
Stonewall, Europe’s largest lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) rights charity, created the Diversity programme to support leading employers in ensuring all LGBT staff are accepted without exception in the workplace.