The BeNeLux LGBTIQ+ Business Chamber (BGLBC) aims to increase awareness and transparency for LGBTIQ+ entrepreneurs in several business areas including Supply Chain. By accreditation, BGLBC – in collaboration with the umbrella organization EGLCC, the European LGBTIQ Chamber of Commerce – are establishing a validation database where LGBTIQ+ majoritively owned and ran businesses can be easily found and connected with. Thus giving these entrepreneurs another route to creating and maintaining business partnerships with others: both the other entrepreneurs in the European networks (now existing in Scandinavia, Germany, Italy and Central & Eastern Europe), but more importantly the corporate and (non)governmental world. Latter in the light of these organizations’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I), more in particular Supplier Diversity.
Accreditation and membership are free: funding is created by corporate partnerships, donations and subsidies.