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Deloitte Tohmatsu Group to sponsor Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2022, one of the largest LGBT+ related events in Asia
#ConnectForTheNext, is the concept of Deloitte Tohmatsu Group’s booth at Yoyogi Park, in collaboration with certified NPO ReBit, to provide various insights on how to empower LGBT+ initiatives and more.
This is an English translation of the announce issued by Deloitte Tohmatsu Group on April 14, 2022 (TRP2022). If there is any discrepancy between the Japanese version and the English translation, the Japanese version shall prevail.
TOKYO, JAPAN, 14 April 2022
Deloitte Tohmatsu Group (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo/Group CEO: Takashi Nagata) is sponsoring Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2022 (TRP2022), one of Asia's largest LGBT+ events, as a Silver Sponsor and will set up a booth at the Pride Festival to be held in Yoyogi Park from Friday, 22 April to Sunday, 24 April.
■About Tokyo Rainbow Pride
Tokyo Rainbow Pride is one of the largest LGBT+ related events in Asia to celebrate diversity and empower inclusive society where everyone, including LGBT+ members and sexual minorities, can connect to pursue the society where they can be true to themselves without discrimination or stereotypes. This year, an offline event will be held for the first time since 2019.
■Deloitte Tohmatsu Group’s participation in the “Tokyo Rainbow Pride”
Deloitte Tohmatsu Group has been supporting Tokyo Rainbow Pride since 2018. This year, under the concept of #ConnectForTheNext, Deloitte Tohmatsu will be opening a booth in collaboration with ReBit, a certified NPO that aims for a society where all children, including LGBT+, can grow up as their authentic selves. Various insights on LGBT+ initiatives at workplaces will be shared by Deloitte Tohmatsu, for those who are considering starting initiatives.
In addition, as one form of #ConnectForTheNext, we will have a message board for participants to share comments on Tokyo Rainbow Pride, thoughts on education for the next generation, Ally message and more, to be turned into donations based on the number of messages – connecting everyone’s allyship for the next.
*In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, entry to the Pride Festival held at Yoyogi Park, viewing the stage, and participation in the Pride Parade are subject to registration (prior reservation required). Please refer to the official website for details.
LGBT+ initiatives at Deloitte Tohmatsu Group
Deloitte Tohmatsu Group is empowering various initiatives to create more inclusive work environment -“Leveraging our differences for the better – Striving from the Business, Thriving for the Society.” As a part of our efforts, we are empowering LGBT+ inclusion initiatives. Deloitte Tohmatsu already defines same-sex partners as spouses under our welfare system (maternity leave for spouses, congratulatory and/or condolence leave, and congratulatory / compassionate allowance) and grants additional paid leave for reasons such as gender-affirming care, including hormone treatments is granted in the policy. In addition, mandatory training on LGBT+ have been conducted for all members -from top management including the CEO to new joiner staffs to acquire accurate knowledge and gain better understanding of SOGI (gender identity and sexual orientation), including LGBT+. External seminars reflecting the opinions and experiences of LGBT+ person have been provided, to further empower DEI throughout the society.
We believe an environment where everyone can be true to themselves will contribute to growth and development of society as a whole. We will keep working to create a positive impact on society, not just creating an inclusive work environment, and will work actively to communicate the importance of empowering diversity and LGBT+ inclusion, and to communicate them to the next generation.
Other LGBT+ Initiatives at Deloitte Tohmatsu Group
- PRIDE INDEX: Winning of Gold Award for 4 consecutive years
- Workplace Pride Global Benchmark： Acquired Top Score
- Agreement with the Suggestion for Legalizing Marriage Equality
- American Chamber of Commerce (ACCJ)
- Business For Marriage Equality
- Equality Act Japan
- Internal sales of Ally goods and Donation
- LGBT+-friendly Rules and Regulations, and Facilities (including Unisex Bathroom)
- Setting an LGBT+ Guideline
- Establishment of special LGBT+ Consultation Team
- Ally Network (ERG)
- Publishing a LGBT+ Newsletter
- Posting Blogs on D-NNOVATION
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