LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — inspirean innovative human resources (HR) consulting and technology company, today announced that it has received certification as a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business enterprise® (LGBT BE Certified®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the exclusive national certification body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
“As a member of the LGBTQ community and Founder and CEO of Enspira, I am proud to see our company become LGBTBE certified through the NGLCC, the world’s largest LGBT economic advocacy and business development organization,” said Kurt Landon. “I have spent much of my career advocating for marginalized communities, and at Enspira we are committed to bringing about lasting change and working with our clients every day to instill diversity, equity, inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) in all aspects of the workplace From advising on DEIB to helping organizations meet their talent and culture needs, as LGBTBE certified, Enspira is here to help.”
Businesses and organizations can hire Enspira for DEIB and other custom HR solutions. With LGBTBE certification, Enspira can also be the consultancy of choice to help them meet their growing supplier diversity goals and requirements. More than a third of Fortune 500 companies recognize this certification and partner with NGLCC to create fully LGBT-inclusive supply chains. Enspira brings deep expertise and commitment to DEIB and can serve profit and non-profit organizations of all sizes and in all sectors.
“We are thrilled to welcome Enspira to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC-certified LGBT business enterprises and the hundreds of businesses and government agencies eager to put them to work,” said the NGLCC Co-Founder and President. justin nelson and co-founder and CEO Luck Mitchell. “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking report on America’s LGBT economy, the estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners in the United States, many of whom are NGLCC certified, add more than $1.7 trillion to GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count Enspira among those proving every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy.”
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce is the business voice of the LGBT community and the world’s largest nonprofit advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunity and progress for LGBT people. NGLCC is the exclusive certification body for LGBT-owned businesses. www.nglcc.org
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inspire started with a simple philosophy in mind: to provide responsive, customer-focused HR solutions that help people be inspired, grow and thrive, so their organization will too. Founded in 2018 by Kurt LandonEnspira is an innovative, LGBTQ-owned HR consulting and technology company, headquartered in Southern California, helping clients meet their human resources needs and constantly suggesting the most practical and pragmatic ways to implement them within their organizations. Through the combination of its Startup Studio and Innovation Lab business units, Consulting Services and Technology Solutions, Enspira’s winning team of HR experts collectively brings hundreds of years of diverse, cross-industry and global experience. Learn more about enspirahr.com and follow @enspirahr.