Clyde Group Officially Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.
Designation Reflects Agency’s
History of Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
WASHINGTON, D.C.—October 6, 2020—Clyde Group is proud to announce that it has been named a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) through the NGLCC Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the NGLCC community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.“NGLCC has done incredible work throughout its history to advance equality and opportunity for the LGBT community. As a purpose-driven firm, we are honored to receive this certification and to join in that mission,” said Alex Slater, Clyde Group partner and founder. “Our vision is to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for. Building connections like this helps move us toward that vision.”The LGBTBE® certification reinforces Clyde Group’s longstanding dedication to diversity and inclusivity, its core value as a “People First” employer, and its mission is to create, connect, and move the world forward. In addition to living these commitments on a daily basis, Clyde Group is engaged in a number of initiatives aimed at providing a safe, supportive, welcoming workplace.The agency has enlisted the support of diversity and inclusion professionals to advise firm leadership and conduct unconscious bias and anti-racism workshops. In 2020, Clyde Group also launched its Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability (IDEA) team, staffed by employees and supported by a professional D&I consultant, to ensure that the firm is consciously diverse in all aspects of its operations.About Clyde GroupClyde Group is a D.C.-based communications and public affairs agency that advises organizations seeking to elevate issues and drive change. It has repeatedly been named a top boutique agency in the U.S. and offers media relations, public affairs, content, and creative support, paid media, and social media services that all deliver on larger strategic objectives. The firm is staffed by an experienced, diverse, and bipartisan team, coming from careers in journalism, politics, consumer affairs, government relations, crisis communications, and more. It is a purpose-driven organization, guided by its mission to create and connect to move the world forward and its vision to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for.About NGLCCThe National LGBT Chamber of Commerce is the business voice of the LGBT community and the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people. NGLCC is the exclusive certification body for LGBT-owned businesses. www.nglcc.org