2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards

To commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDOHOT), Community Business revealed all the winners of the 2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards. The event was held at the Island Shangri-La and was attended by over 300 guests, including business leaders, representatives from consulates and the new chair of the Equal Opportunities Commission of Hong Kong. . These awards are a celebration of achieving promotion in the equality for LGBT individuals. Congrats to all the winners.

2016 LGBT Inclusion Award Recipients:


  1. LGBT Network Award: LGBT Network, Goldman Sachs
  2. LGBT Workplace Inclusion Initiative Award: “Role Models” by Morgan Stanley
  3. LGBT Inclusion Award: Cranes Media Company


  1. LGBT Ally Award: Julie Shirley, Managing Director, APAC Division, Operations Department, Credit Suisse
  2. LGBT Ally Award: Justin D’Agostino, Global Head of Practice – Dispute Resolution and Regional Managing Partner – Asia and Australia, Herbert Smith Freehills
  3. LGBT Inclusion Champion Award: Jack Guest, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, HSBC / Paul Choi, Executive Director, Human Capital Management Division, Goldman Sachs
  4. LGBT Youth Champion Award: Iris Lo
  5. Transgender Inclusion Champion Award: Kaspar Wan, Founder, Gender Empowerment


  1. LGBT Advocacy Award (Individual/Organisation): Equal Opportunities Commission and Gender Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  2. LGBT Community Impact Award sponsored by Goldman Sachs: Pink Dot by BigLove Alliance and Pink Alliance
  3. LGBT Marketing Campaign Award: Chrysanthemum Tea Campaign by AIDS Concern


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