MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today that Kimberly-Clark Corporation has joined the Chamber as its newest gold founding member.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kimberly-Clark as our newest member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber,” said Jason Rae, executive director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber. “Kimberly-Clark is a forward-thinking company that has a proven track record of LGBT inclusion. We cannot think of someone better to welcome into our Chamber family.”
“We’re excited to be join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber and to be part of a growing statewide community of inclusive businesses,” said Zachary Rosenblatt, co-chair of PRIDE@K-C. “We are proud to show people around the state our commitment and dedication to pro-fairness values. We strive to be a welcoming and diverse workplace and are proud of what our LGBT employees contribute to our company” added PRIDE@K-C co-chair Douglas Komandt.
With more than 145 years of innovation, Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Kimberly-Clark has an active LGBT employee resource group, Pride@K-C. The company has recently received a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index.
Gold membership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber is one of the highest levels available. Membership includes a listing in the Business Directory and a seat on the Chamber’s Corporate Leadership Advisory Council.
“We are excited to build a deep partnership with the entire team at Kimberly-Clark as we build a more inclusive business community in our state,” added Rae.
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 480 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.