LGBTQ inclusion is good for business: Corporate India is seeing a welcome change – the rule books and HR codes are being re-written to be welcoming of LGBTQ employees and to remove long-standing workplace discriminations. Managements have seen that LGBTQ diversity can be good for the bottom-line too. But changes in the manual do not, overnight, erase long-standing prejudice, often subtly inflicted. What more should companies do – and how?
Parmesh Shahani is Vice President at Godrej Industries Ltd. He is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ inclusion in corporate India and has guided many of the country’s leading companies on their inclusion journeys.