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LONDON, UK, June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, today announced that it has signed a GOLD partnership with Europe’s LEAD (Leading Executives Advancing Diversity) organization to collaborate in attracting, retaining and advancing women in retail and consumption. the goods industry in Europe through education, leadership and business development.

“One of our core values ​​is to ‘be inclusive’, and we are excited to have the opportunity to work with LEAD to strengthen our efforts,” said Richard Cawston, GXO President for Europe. “We work hard to build a culture of belonging that respects every member of the team because we value the diversity of voices, talents, identities, backgrounds and experiences of individuals and we rely on them to drive the innovation and success at GXO.”

The LEAD Network, a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization with more than 14,000 members, provides a platform for industry leaders to connect with their peers and participate in workshops, empowerment events skills and webinars. These activities aim to help companies develop, nurture and retain female talent.

For GXO, this partnership is an opportunity to increase its pool of talented female leaders and amplify its role as a thought and market leader in diversity and inclusion in the logistics industry. GXO is focused on providing access to tools and resources to help develop leadership styles and advance the careers of its female leaders.

In his first ESG report, the company highlighted its commitment to achieving its ambitious environmental, social and governance goals and provided an update on its progress. Logistics plays a key role in helping the world’s biggest brands meet their ESG commitments, and in 2021, GXO earned an “AA” ESG rating from MSCI, placing it first among its industry peers.

About GXO LogisticsGXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) is the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider and benefits from the rapid growth of e-commerce, automation and outsourcing. GXO is committed to providing a diverse, world-class workplace for approximately 120,000 team members in more than 900 facilities totaling approximately 200 million square feet. The company partners with the world’s largest blue-chip companies to solve complex logistics challenges with technologically advanced supply chain and e-commerce solutions at scale and speed. GXO’s headquarters are in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Visit for more information and connect with GXO at LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, instagram and Youtube.

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