Vodacom’s purpose is to use digital solutions to Connect for Good and we pride ourselves on promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. This policy extends from recruitment of diverse staff to creating many committees, forums, programmes and networks that concentrate on and promote the interests of different groups in the company.
Vodacom’s LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Network has been set up as a supportive space for LGBT colleagues to find the confidence to be themselves at work. The Network connects people and builds a sense of community among LGBT colleagues.
The Network aims to raise awareness of the challenges that LGBT staff face and work with the Diversity and Inclusion team in ensuring that Vodacom is an inclusive workplace, and in positioning Vodacom as an employer of choice among the broader LGBT community.
Top LGBT employer
Last year, as a result of these initiatives, Vodacom was named by Stonewall as one of 12 Top Global Multinational employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff.
The list recognises employers who are making real strides in achieving LGBT equality and looks at the b...