The Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality (PGLE) is a coalition of organizations committed to leveraging their individual and collective advocacy to accelerate LGBTI equality and inclusion globally and drive positive change.
The Partnership was announced at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting on January 22, 2019 in Davos, Switzerland. The founding members were leading multinational companies Accenture, Deutsche Bank, EY, Mastercard, Microsoft, PWC, and Salesforce.
The Partnership is supported by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and is operated in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.
PGLE is A BSR Collaboration. BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) providing a range of services to facilitate collaboration between members towards the Partnership’s Vision.
About the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights) is the leading UN entity on human rights. UN Human Rights provides assistance in the form of technical expertise and capacity-development in order to support the implementation of international human rights standards on the ground. It assists governments, which bear the primary responsibility for the protection of human rights, to fulfill their obligations and supports individuals to claim their rights. Moreover, it speaks out objectively on human rights violations.