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Values Statement for Hank Paul Global

Jul 29, 2023

As Hank Paul Global continues to become a world-leading voice on authentic LGBTQ+ inclusion in business, the values of the company serve as an anchor, guiding me and my team, and shaping our work. We’re a small team (2 of us at the moment), but with the dream to grow, I want to ensure we know what it takes to stay true to our vision, mission, and purpose.

For the last 3 or so years, the company values have been the same as my personal values: Impact, Growth, Relationships, Adventure, Wellbeing and Justice. While all of these words still ring true to me personally, I wanted to give my team and clients a clearer idea of what was important to us as an emerging brand and how we were going to work together to achieve our goals.

I’m pleased to announce Hank Paul Global’s new set of company values:

  • Cultivate Meaningful Relationships,
  • Listen Actively, Learn Continuously,
  • Champion Equity For All, and
  • Visible with a Purpose

Let's take a closer look at what these values mean to us:

1. Cultivate Meaningful Relationships:
People are at the heart of everything we do. We believe in building real connections based on empathy, respect, and care. By nurturing authentic relationships with our team, clients, partners, and communities, we create a supportive and safe enough environment where everyone can thrive and succeed together.

2. Listen Actively, Learn Continuously:
We stay curious and open-minded, actively listening to different perspectives and being receptive to feedback helps us grow. Learning is a never-ending journey, and we're committed to staying ahead of the curve, embracing change, and fostering innovation.

3. Champion Equity For All:
We are passionate about climate justice, decolonisation, and advancing queer visibility, fostering a more equitable world. Our work centres on breaking down systemic barriers, creating equal opportunities for everyone to thrive and celebrating the uniqueness of every person.

4. Visible with a Purpose:
Our visibility is about making a meaningful impact. By being authentic and visible, we inspire positive change of hearts and minds, and create opportunities for growth. We use our platform to advocate for important causes, bringing attention to issues that matter.

As my company and I live and breathe these values, we're driven by our mission to support and empower LGBTQIA+ allies everywhere. We're committed to creating a culture that's compassionate, innovative, and focused on making a difference. With our team, clients, partners, and communities, we're on a journey to build a brighter future where everyone is included and celebrated.

If, at any point, you feel that Hank Paul Global hasn't lived up to the standards we set for ourselves, we want to hear from you. We are committed to being open, transparent, and accountable, and we genuinely welcome your feedback on how we might do better.

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