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Baton Rouge and eBay Announce Economic Development Initiatives

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is now the sixth city globally to join eBay’s Retail Revival program and the second to join eBay@Home.
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Today, eBay CEO Devin Wenig joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge to celebrate two economic initiatives with the city — the expansion of Retail Revival and eBay@Home to Baton Rouge.

Thinking Like the Consumer: Kimberly-Clark Leverages Brand Insights to Elevate Compliance Programs

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Kurt Drake, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Great brands like Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, and Kotex take deep consumer insights and apply them to every aspect of a product’s design, packaging, and marketing.  It’s a continuous cycle that repeats itself in order for these essential brands to stand out with consumers.

SC Johnson Turkey Named Best Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

Turkey Organization Recognized Among Best Mid-Size Companies
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RACINE, Wis., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson Turkey has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Turkey by Great Place to Work® for the third consecutive year. The Turkey organization earned the No. 3 spot among mid-sized companies on the annual Best Workplace list of companies in Turkey with 50-250 employees.

“I congratulate SC Johnson Turkey for earning this recognition for the third year in a row, and for the team’s focus on engagement and empowerment across the organization,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. 

Autism Hiring Program: Joelyn Finds Support at Dell

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Our commitment to flexible work means Joelyn can maintain her career while caring for a child with special needs, and the Dell Autism Hiring Program gives her hope for her son's future. Interested in a flexible, supportive work environment? Learn more about diversity at Dell: https://dell.to/2XDbMCJ

Bayer & PepsiCo | The Best Snack Starts in the Field

By Marcelo Zanetti, Director of Agribusiness at PepsiCo Brasil
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There is not a more South American tuber than potato. It was cultivated more than 7 thousand years ago by the Incas and originated in the current territory of Bolivia and Peru. Actually, what we know today as "potato" (Solanum tuberosum) contains only a fragment of the genetic diversity of its ancestral varieties – the fact is that it conquered the world and became a star on many menus in most every country.

Business Call to Action Public Eye Q&A Series: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

BCtA partner perspectives on emerging trends and top priorities in the world of inclusive business
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Interview with Hans Docter, Director Sustainable Economic Development, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

There is consensus on the important role that private sector can and should play in development. What are the priorities for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Dutch MoFA) in 2019 and beyond in terms of engaging the private sector in its development initiatives?

Partners in Purpose: Dell Embraces Neurodiversity with Autism Hiring Program

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World Autism Awareness Day was Tuesday, April 2nd.

More than one in 59 children in the U.S. now have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Within the next 10 years, half a million people with an ASD will become adults. Job candidates with these disorders have historically been an overlooked group, with as many as 90% being unemployed or underemployed. Through their Autism Hiring Program, Dell allows candidates to demonstrate their skills outside of a traditional job interview.

Partners in Purpose: Dell Embraces Neurodiversity with Autism Hiring Program

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World Autism Awareness Day was Tuesday, April 2nd.

More than one in 59 children in the U.S. now have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Within the next 10 years, half a million people with an ASD will become adults. Job candidates with these disorders have historically been an overlooked group, with as many as 90% being unemployed or underemployed. Through their Autism Hiring Program, Dell allows candidates to demonstrate their skills outside of a traditional job interview.

Teck Is Bridging the Gender Gap by Creating a Diversity Network in Chile

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In Chile, women make up just 8.3% of workers in the mining industry; at 14%, Teck’s workforce in Chile exceeds the industry average. However, knowing the importance of inclusion and diversity, we doubled down on a cultural change with a gender perspective to better support and attract women into our workforce. 

Celebrating Opportunity for All During Autism Awareness Month

by Brian Reaves
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Today is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to increase the global understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Autism is described as a “spectrum” because there’s a wide degree of variation in the way ASD affects people. When describing autism, the concept of neurodiversity is becoming more widely used. Neurodiversity is about recognizing and respecting the different ways each of our brains work.

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