Ørsted becomes official partner for WorldPride 2021

Ørsted will be flying the rainbow flag this summer as the official partner of the Pride 2021 celebrations in Copenhagen and Malmö

The green energy company is going red, orange, yellow, blue, indigo and violet, too. (photo: Ørsted)
May 21st, 2021 5:00 pm| by Lena Hunter
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The wind energy giant Ørsted has announced it’s an official partner for the summer pride celebration, Copenhagen 2021.

“The partnership is a natural extension of our strong focus on inclusion and diversity in the workplace,” said Mette Nørr Gantzhorn, head of diversity, inclusion and well-being at Ørsted.

Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames will take place in Copenhagen and Malmö from 12-21 August.

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Celebrating inclusiveness
The event includes EuroGames contests in 29 sports, an arts festival and the largest human rights forum for LGBTQ + issues to date.

Alice Vallienne, a business developer in innovation for Ørsted’s LGBTQ + & Allies’ network, hailed the initiative.

“As an employee and representative of the LGBTQ + community, I think it’s great that Ørsted places so much emphasis on creating an inclusive culture in the workplace – everyone collaborates on the common goal of diversity,” she said.

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