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Ecolab Again Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Recognition reflects ongoing commitment to company-wide gender equality
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ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, has been named to Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index for a second consecutive year. Ecolab is among 380 companies across 11 sectors included in this year’s Gender Equality Index (GEI), which tracks the financial performance of public companies that support gender equality through policy development, representation and transparency.

Introducing Porter Novelli's 2021 Business of Cancel Culture Study

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Years ago, one voice may not have gained too much traction – it may have moved forward for a bit, or floundered before reaching too many ears. Yet, today, because of social media, a voice can carry. Now, collective voices spreading like digital wildfire can sway public opinion. One misstep or wrong word from a person, a celebrity or brand can put that entity in a social media maelstrom – where mutual disapproval puts that entity on the outs. It’s a phenomenon that has come to be known as “cancel culture.”

Kristen's Story: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Helped One Associate Achieve Her MBA

by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Kristen’s graduation day in May 2020 was postponed and changed to a virtual commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was disappointing, however, the actual date of graduation day did not define Kristen’s two-and-a-half-year journey to receive her Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Growing more than lawns and gardens

Dow and the Nature Conservancy Celebrate 10 Years of Groundbreaking Collaboration to Value Nature in Business Strategy

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MIDLAND, Mich., January 25 /3BL Media/ -  Dow (NYSE:DOW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) celebrated the 10-year milestone of their unique collaboration to demonstrate the business case for valuing nature in business decisions.

Celebrating Dow's First Female Research Scientist

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Our first female research scientist, Sylvia Stoesser, Ph.D., began working for Dow in 1929. Dr. Stoesser went on to hold 29 patents, five of which led to a process which enabled the Dowell Division — a billion-dollar-a-year business. She also laid the important groundwork for the polystyrene used in a variety of plastics today.

Women in science have shaped the face of industry and continue to do so to this day. Learn more about Dr. Stoesser and her important contributions to the field of chemistry.

Executives Called to Flex JEDI IQ, Yet Again

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Just days into the new year and American executives are yet again being asked to flex and increase their justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) IQ. The events of the last two weeks have further solidified the need for corporate executives – and the companies they lead – to address the realities of serious and deeply rooted inequity, systemic racism and bias in the United States.

Alkermes Employees Participate in Day of Service on MLK Day

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The Alkermes Mosaic Employee Resource Group (ERG) invited all employees you to participate in a day of service on Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day on January 18. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an iconic leader, who played an influential role in the civil rights movement. He famously said, “Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.”

CGF Joint Statement on Human Rights in the Palm Oil Sector

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PARIS, 21 January 2021 /3BL Media/—  As collectives of major global companies with supply chains in the palm oil sector,  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition and Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour both share a steadfast commitmen

The Human Factor

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Luke Maisey is here to help. He spends his days listening to people’s problems, offering them sympathy and advice, and gently helping them to get through their tough times.

“It’s nice to be in a role and a business where I feel I can make a difference and help individuals through this tough time in our country’s history,” he says with a smile.

Luke is one of the 100 new frontline employees taken on in Victoria by EnergyAustralia to support customers amid COVID-19. 

Rockwell Automation Employees Recognize and Reflect in Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rockwell Automation was a proud sponsor of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee’s 24th annual celebration breakfast, which launched a five-day virtual event (Jan. 18-22) focusing on Deliberate Dialogue Discussions, a series of intentional conversations focusing on the social determinants of health. Rockwell leaders and close to 10 members of Rockwell’s African American Professional Network attended the event.

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