clearly stated values and stands by them.”
Georgette F. Bennett and Daryl Herrschaft
welcome additional conversation about this. So there
are subtleties of interaction that tip people off that
you are going to be receptive to them. GLBT people
are more willing to come out when they have the
perception that they will be accepted.
TOP 50 BEST PRACTICE:
COMMITMENT TO INCLUSIVENESS
Melinda Wolfe: If you have an employee group, that
group cannot discriminate or do anything negative
toward any other group in the company. American
Express is known for having a really inclusive environment, and you need to make sure your group does
everything to underscore the inclusiveness of the company. So it is cultural that you will have groups that
would co-exist because the underlying understanding
is that it is what the corporation demands.
To this point, we’ve not had issues around even
groups that have strong faith-based views being at all
discriminatory toward our gay and lesbian community
or to any other community.