ARLINGTON, Va., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Pride Month, CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, will be sponsoring and participating in local events throughout the month of June to raise awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) causes. The company is dedicated to promoting a positive and inclusive work environment and, through its employee group for diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity, CEB Pride, it provides opportunities for education, networking, community outreach and talent recruitment.
"Making sure that we are achieving the highest standards of corporate equality and that every individual is accepted and valued is of utmost importance," said Melody Jones, chief administrative officer, CEB. "CEB is proud to celebrate Pride Month and promote inclusion and equality for all in the LGBT community worldwide."
CEB will be participating in the following Washington, D.C.-based events to show its support for the LGBT community:
- DC Front Runners' Pride Run 5K – June 10, 2016
- Night OUT at Nationals Park: Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs – June 14, 2016
- CEB Pride Happy Hour at Number 9 DC – June 23, 2016
In advance of Pride month, CEB featured a number of volunteer projects benefiting the LGBT community including helping with the planning and preparation of SMYAL's Youth Pride event. These events were part of CEB's enterprise-wide community service program, Global Impact Week.
CEB is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as a 100 point scorer on the Corporate Equality Index and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.
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