EIB Group celebrates the power of solidarity and allyship

EIB Group celebrates the power of solidarity and allyship

 May 17, 2023

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As the bank of the European Union, the EIB Group is committed to the EU’s objectives and values, and aspire to live up to one of its founding principles, United in diversity.

May 17 sees the EIB Group observe International Day against Homophobia Transphobia Biphobia (IDAHOT), taking place during European Diversity Month.

This international day with the theme Together Always: United in Diversity highlights the power of solidarity, community and allyship across different identities, movements and borders.

The EIB Group reaffirms its pledge to respect, protect and promote the full and equal enjoyment of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals.

A place where everyone can be their authentic selves

The EIB Group believes in creating an organization that people feel proud to be a part of, and where everyone can be their authentic selves. EIB is committed to ensuring that LGBTIQ individuals draw equal benefit from its projects all over the world.

The EIB Group is committed to:

  • Serving as an ambassador for LGBTIQ rights in its operations across the globe to ensure that LGBTIQ individuals can benefit fully from our projects
  • Advancing the discussion around LGBTIQ inclusion in the workplace by continuing to foster an organization where everyone feels they belong and can be themselves
  • Promoting a culture of allyship and support, empowering and actively engaging people in creating greater equity and an environment in which all can thrive

Committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment

The EIB Group knows that a diverse and inclusive workplace is the key to having higher performing colleagues, more innovative solutions and greater motivation and engagement.

The EIB Group believes that encouraging colleagues to be comfortable bringing their identities to work is essential to the success and development of the Bank, and reflects Europe itself. Its diverse backgrounds, perspectives and passions help the EIB Group shape the inclusive environment in which its employees work every day.

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The EIB Group's diverse backgrounds foster a rich and rewarding work environment, critical to delivering its mission.

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