18 April 2018 – LONDON, UK – NTT DATA, a recognised leader for innovation and global technology services, is today announcing its participation in Pride in the City 2018 as the headline sponsor.
As an active diversity champion NTT DATA made the decision to sponsor the initiative as an opportunity to engage with industry peers.
NTT DATA is proud to have a very diverse workforce covering a wide spectrum of people and backgrounds that reflects its global presence. The company firmly believes that diversity makes the organisation stronger and more relevant to its colleagues, clients and communities. Through a richer source of experiences, approaches, and points of view NTT DATA’s diversity gives its services’ expertise a modern edge and makes it a more dynamic and exciting place to work.
Simon Williams, Chief Executive Officer for NTT DATA UK said: "We strongly believe that everyone should feel free to be themselves at work, and as such we are passionate champions of diversity and inclusion. Our LGBT+ Forum has come a long way since its establishment two years ago, and we are delighted to be sponsoring Pride in the City this year. It is a fantastic opportunity for us to talk about diversity, and provides the platform for us to share meaningful discussions with our industry peers."
Pride in the City is a recent initiative of Pride in London, focused on supporting inclusivity in Business, delivered in partnership with OUTstanding, a corporate members organisation for LGBT+ leaders, their allies and next generation leaders. Pride in the City is also supported by the Mayor of London.
As part of its sponsorship NTT DATA will deliver an LGBT+ event in partnership with Pride in the City during the National Inclusion Week (24th – 30th September 2018).
Follow NTT DATA’s Pride in the City initiative on @lgbtplusnttduk
Pride in the City is Pride in London’s business inclusivity initiative, delivered in partnership since 2017 with OUTstanding, a corporate organisation for LGBT+ leaders, their allies and next-generation leaders and supported by the Mayor of London. It is part of Pride in London, a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. Pride in London delivers the UK’s biggest, most diverse Pride, striving to provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, non-binary, asexual, polysexual, genderqueer and gender variant people) to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow them to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing.
Follow Pride in London on @LondonLGBTPride on Twitter and Instagram and on LinkedIn.
For more information visit prideinlondon.org/pride-in-the-city
NTT DATA (TOKYO: 9613) is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in over 50 countries. Its emphasis is on long-term commitments, combining global reach with local intimacy to provide premier professional services varying from consulting and systems development to outsourcing. For more information, visit www.nttdata.com