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AXA sponsors Pride in London 2017

AXA sponsors Pride in London 2017

AXA is pleased to announce that it is one of the sponsors for Pride in London 2017, an annual event celebrating the capital’s LGBT+ community.

This year’s event, which runs from 24 June to 9 July including the Pride in London Parade on 8 July, is set to be the biggest yet, with more than a million people across the capital expected to take part.

AXA is the sole insurance sponsor of Pride in London 2017 and members of the team marched in Pride Parades in London, Glasgow and Manchester last year. Around 100 AXA staff are expected to be part of the Pride in London Parade this year from AXA Insurance, PPP healthcare, AXA Investment Managers.

Darrell Sansom, chief marketing officer, AXA UK said: “We are very proud to sponsor Pride in London again this year and applaud the excellent work that Pride In London has done to date. We wholeheartedly agree with their ethos that everyone should be comfortable being themselves at work or at home, regardless of their background.

“There is a long history of promoting inclusion at AXA, whether that is among staff or our business partners. We look forward to working with Pride in London in the future and marching in the parade next month.”

Pride in London was launched in 2013 with the aim of promoting the rights and acceptance of LGBT+ in London, the UK and abroad. More than 40,000 people took part in the parade alone in 2016.