Emerald Life, the specialist insurer launched in March, has announced its support for LGBT charity Stonewall and one of its key programmes.
The LGBT insurer has committed to funding Stonewall’s Role Models programme, which aims to educate young people on how to create an LGBT inclusive environment at work and in their communities.
The programme seeks to enhance individuals’ conversation skills that would allow them to step up as influential and visible LGBT role models and develop a network of LGBT peers from various sectors in the society.
According to Emerald Life, 86% of participants from previous programmes agreed that the course helped them to create positive change in their workplace.
“Stonewall is a superpower where LGBT equality is concerned. We are thrilled to be supporting them by sponsoring this Role Model programme,” said Emerald Life chairman Steve Wardlaw.
“We know the delegates of the course will return to their respective environments and play a major part in creating more inclusive workplaces,” he added. “We are pleased to be helping and supporting Stonewall create a better tomorrow for LGBT people.”
This is the fourth charity partnership announced by Emerald Life since its launch earlier this year. The insurer has teamed up with Diversity Role Models anti-homophobia training to a South London school.
Emerald Life has also partnered with LGBT parenting organisation P3 and is supporting an intern program with the Albert Kennedy Trust, a charity working with homeless young LGBT people.
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