The RAINBOW ASCENDANT is the primary design element of the LGBT Chamber logo. This element reminds us how we create more value as we move forward, how we try our best to improve the lives of those from the LGBT community and others as we do our work.
Our #LGBTchamber Chair and Founder @briantenorio on the centerfold feature of @adobomagazine ‘s Gender Issue #LGBT
In the photos he is having coffee from different cups — much like the assortment of hats he wears with his work in education, policy, design, international relations, advocacy, and recently food and culture.
Chamber Chair and Founder Brian Tenorio, “inspires us on Promoting Diversity & Inclusiveness in the Workplace.”
From the instagram account of IIA Philippines — Institute of Internal Auditors of the Philippines, the country’s internal audit profession’s most widely recognised advocate, educator, and provider of standards, guidance, and certifications.
*Tenorio was the morning keynote for the second day of the IIAP Annual Convention held last November in Bohol, Philippines.
The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines (JFC) hosted a forum on Creative Industries entitled “Creative Industries: The Next Sunrise Industry” at the Fairmont Makati Hotel last November 27, 2018. The forum focused on various policy changes, initiatives, and recommendations to boost the country’s creative economy.
From left to right: Panel Moderator Ms. Florentina P. Colayco (President, Metropolitan Museum of Manila), PANELISTS Hon. Nora K. Terrado (Undersecretary, DTI: Trade and Investments Promotion Group Group, Department of Trade and Industry; and Governor, Board of Investments), Atty. Guiller B. Asido (Administrator, Intramuros Administration), Ms. Malaya del Rosario (Head of Arts and Creative Industries, British Council), Ms. Maria Rita O. Matute (Executive Director, Design Center of the Philippines), Mr. Matthew D.M. Morrison (Founder and CEO, A SPACE), Ms. Ces Rondario (Co-founder, Impact Hub Manila), Mr. Brian Tenorio (Chair, Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce), Ms. Dolly Anne M. Zoluaga (Assistant Department Head and Zoning Administrator, Planning and Development Office Iloilo City)
JUNE 14 2018: From a breakfast roundtable discussing LGBTI advocacy in the Philippines with US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, Michael Klecheski and his colleagues, Senator Rissa Hontiveros and her team, and friends from the Asean SOGIE Caucus, Philippine Finance Industry Pride, Rainbow Rights Philippines. LGBT Chamber Chair Brian Tenorio represents the Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
The Embassy of Netherlands in the Philippines and The Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce kicks off IDAHOTB with a SOGIE Session for Top Executives and heads of Companies.
On the eve of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), The Embassy of Netherlands in the Philippines and The Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce invited more than 70 key executives and business leaders from the country’s top corporations and organizations for a topline session on SOGIE.
The Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce as led by Mr. Simoun Ferrer, Vice Chair for Education and Research created a SOGIE (Sexual Orientation on Gender Identity and Expression) framework that is unique to the business and corporate setting. The SOGIE Executive Session (SES) is to help leaders understand persons of SOGIE and aims to enable them to pilot and lead in their own organizations.
The Embassy of the Netherlands in the Philippines and the Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce celebrate IDAHOT 2018 (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia) on MAY 16, 2018 530pm to 830pm at the Dutch Ambassador’s Residence in Makati City with three programmes to be launched on the May 16 event:
The launch of the PHILIPPINE CORPORATE SOGIE DIVERSITY INDEX (CSDI)
In the Philippines, there has never been a more comprehensive survey of Filipino Companies’ policies for gender diversity. Ths CSDI will be the first of its kind to survey the business sphere in the country, comparing gender diversity policies of Filipino owned corporations, benchmarking them with the global business scene. The result of this four month study will be released via a report on September/October this year. The CSDI is funded by the Netherlands Embassy in the Philippines and is also presented by the Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Research firm Cogencia Philippines will be doing the survey. Congencia provides strategic insights to organizations in the region. This programme is lead by the Chamber Vice Chair for Industry, Evan Tan.
CEO Batch #1 of the SOGIE EXECUTIVE SESSION (SES).
The SOGIE Executive Session (SES) programme is a compressed 30-minute high-level talk designed for 50 c-level leaders (CEO, COO, etc), Presidents, and Heads, to help them bring their organization to a future that is more diverse. SES was strategically developed by the LGBT Chamber with the POV and insight of high level management leaders, a first of its kind in the Philippines. The goal of SES is to help leaders understand SOGIE so that they can pilot and lead this development for their own organizations. SES is the Strategic Executive Summary version of SOGIE trainings happening all over the country. Invited and confirmed to be at this event are the c-level leaders from some of the biggest brands and corporations in the country, and ambassadors from various embassies in the Philippines. Batch #1 of SES is presented by the Netherlands Embassy in the Philippines. This programme is lead by the Chamber Vice Chair for Education and Research, Simoun Ferrer.
The launch of the for-public programme #KERI PINS.
“Keri” is a Philippine phenomenon – usually said by Filipinos when asked if they are ok with an idea, or when if they can be accepting of others [“Keri kita”]. The LGBT Chamber and the Dutch Embassy are giving away 250 “KERI PINS” (see image above) to Ambassadors, CEOs and business leaders, and to media and pubic personalities. They are invited to wear these pins on May 16 and May 17 when on TV and also on their social media channels, with the hashtag #KERI alongside their message of support to the community, and as their participation in the globally trending International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, happening worldwide on May 17, 2018. Continue reading “IDAHOT 2018 — The LGBT Chamber with the Embassy of the Netherlands in the Philippines”