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Corporate world getting ready to boycott gay hate countries

Leading professional services boss says his clients will soon refuse to operate in some markets when they abuse LGBTI rights.

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22nd November 2013 08:29

Alessia Valenza

Companies may soon refuse to operate in countries with homophobic laws, a managing partner at leading global professional services firm EY has said.

And Deutsche Bank has revealed they already intervene on LGBTI issues by speaking to governments behind the scenes and telling them abusing gay and trans people damages business.

Those were two revelations at Out On The Street: Europe, a summit for LGBT leaders in the financial services held in London yesterday (19 November).

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