by Shannon Power
Originally published: April 3, 2017
Asian businesses fall dramatically behind other countries when it comes to offering LGBTI employees an equal and inclusive environment.
Consultancy company Mercer’s LGBT Benefits around the World Survey was just released. It revealed companies in North America are nearly twice as likely to equal benefits to LGBTI and heterosexual employees than their Asian counterparts.
The survey interviewed businesses in more than 50 countries. Asia rated lowest of the seven regions included in the survey. Only 49% of Asian companies giving its LGBT employees the same level of benefits.