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Herbert Smith Freehills takes 'Gold' in Hong Kong LGBT+ inclusion index

15 May 2019 | Hong Kong

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Herbert Smith Freehills has attained the "Gold Standard" in the 2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index, compiled by responsible business champion Community Business.

The firm was one of only three law firms to achieve the Gold Standard, and was ranked sixth overall out of over 50 organisations included in the index. 

"Herbert Smith Freehills is incredibly proud of our efforts in diversity and inclusion," the firm's Executive Partner for Asia and sponsor of the firm’s global IRIS Network. "These values are embedded in our culture here in Hong Kong and I am pleased that we have been recognised in this way."

Established in 2015, the index is the first benchmark on LGBT+ workplace inclusion practices and initiatives in Asia. The index provides organisations in Hong Kong with a credible and robust tool to assess, progress and promote their efforts towards LGBT+ inclusion.

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