This LGBTBE® Certification Marks a First for the Flooring Industry
Hero Flooring® and parent company Sustainable Surfaces are proud to announce their certification as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Division Initiative. This certification marks the first for any business in the flooring industry; a groundbreaking achievement for the Architectural and Design community. End users who support the LGBT community and wish to grow their business in the marketplace now have the option to partner with a flooring supplier and manufacturer that is a Certified LGBTBE.
“I couldn’t be more proud and honored to have received our official LGBTBE Certification this month from the NGLCC,” says Reade Palmer, President of Sustainable Surfaces and Hero Flooring. “It is energizing to see that there are more than 150 major corporations that are partners and supporters of the NGLCC and Supplier Diversity. We will work hard to connect with each and every corporate partner to share our capabilities and service positions with them. Most importantly, I plan to personally thank each of these Corporate Partners for making a difference, for embracing diversity, for lifting others up, and for encouraging each and everyone to live their truth & authentic selves.”
The NGLCC is the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses. With this official certification, the NGLCC, its organizational allies, and corporate partners now nationally recognize Sustainable Surfaces and Hero Flooring, as diverse suppliers. The companies join the growing ranks of over 790 certified LGBTBEs.
Sustainable Surfaces and Hero Flooring are now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other LGBTBE businesses.
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