Open for Business: Investor Guide to LGBTQ+ Inclusion

This report looks at why LGBTQ+ inclusion matters to investors, and how it can be integrated within Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies.

It explores the correlation between LGBTQ+ inclusion and business performance – such as higher profit margins, enhanced corporate reputation and brand preference, and improved diversity outcomes. 

Diversity and inclusion are two words that have become quite popular in recent years in the Romanian space, which Code 4 Romania, through Civic Labs, focused their attention to the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ community, at group level
and individually, identifying 
how digital solutions would be useful to help them solve their problems.

 This report explores the current economic and business environments in 4 countries (Hungary, Poland, Romania & Ukraine) and demonstrates through data analysis, case studies and survey research where there are opportunities for growth. It concludes that greater LGBT+ inclusion could make these countries and the companies operating in them more viable economically.

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people may be particularly vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic. People living with compromised immune systems, including some persons living with HIV/AIDS, face a greater risk from COVID-19. Homeless persons, a population that includes many LGTBI people, are less able to protect themselves through physical distancing and safe hygiene practices, increasing their exposure to contagion.