Asset managers emphasise commitment to trans employees

Trans Day of Visibility

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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On Trans Day of Visibility (31 March), asset managers have emphasised their commitment to trans employees within their own organisations.

Speaking to Investment Week, asset managers highlighted the various areas the industry can work on to improve conditions for trans employees. Ember Overal, service specialist in client services at Fidelity International, stressed the role of industry LGBTQ+ organisations, such as LGBT Great and InterInvest, in making trans people such as herself feel welcome. All asset managers that spoke to Investment Week emphasised their work with these groups, with many highlighting the training they provide on trans issues in partnership with the groups. Overal said these groups are "excellent...

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