WWF statement on Pride Month
Our Differences Make the Difference
At WWF, our vision is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible — bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it.
On Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
In whatever work we are engaged, we will draw upon our diverse experiences and perspectives to generate the most innovative solutions to the planet's greatest conservation challenges. We infuse the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our planning, actions, and decision-making.
"June marks Pride Month—a time to reflect on the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community in the US and globally, to celebrate the progress and contributions that have been made, and to recommit ourselves to the work that remains. WWF-US stands with the LGBTQ+ community in this journey. We are deeply proud of our diverse body of staff and supporters, and we are dedicated to fostering a sense of inclusion and belonging for all.
"As we celebrate Pride Month, WWF-US speaks out against discrimination and violence directed at people based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. While we have seen much progress in the 51 years since the Stonewall Uprising, we must continue to work towards equality for LGBTQ+ individuals, in the United States and around the world. We urge everyone to take time this month to reflect on how we as individuals, as a country, and as a global society can contribute to a world in which all people can live their lives with a greater sense of safety and opportunity.
"To help celebrate the month, our We’re Here employee resource group created a nature-based interpretation of the modern Progress Pride flag. It reminds us that nature is colorful and teeming with diversity and that we should all embrace and celebrate the diversity inherent among people and in nature."
Photo Credits: white - ©Richard Barrett / WWF-UK; pink - ©Martin Harvey / WWF; light blue -©Diana Rudenko / WWF; brown – ©Vitaly Gorshkov / WWF-Russia; black – ©WWF / Keith Arnold; red – ©Staffan Widstrand / WWF; orange - ©Suyash Keshari / WWF-International; yellow - ©Adam Voorhes / WWF-US; green - ©WWF / Carlos Drews; blue - ©Alexis Rosenfield; purple – ©Kari Schnellman