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More than 700 Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy Leaders Convene to Advance Racial Equity

Nation’s leading corporate purpose organizations join forces for two-day virtual event, Racial Equity: Moving Companies from Promise to Action
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NEW YORK, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To accelerate the progress and impact of business efforts to address racial equity, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), The Council on Foundations, and Points of Light collaborated to host a two-day conference titled, “

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

Newly Funded MBA Initiative Paves the Way for Women in Challenging Circumstances to Become Female Leaders of the Future

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

Navigating Life as a New Military Spouse

As Veterans & Military Families Month comes to a close, a new T-Mobile employee shares her experience being married to the military, and how she found a support system inside the company.
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By Logan Mayo, T-Mobile Stories

Last year, I got married in a library three weeks after I got engaged. Before you think this was a choice to be eclectic and hip, let me explain.

My husband is an active-duty Special Operations soldier in the Army. Planning the big wedding we wanted around his shifting responsibilities of team training and permanent change of station (PCS) date was impossible. We tried again for this coming summer — hoped, really — but found out he would be deployed through the following fall.

Northern Trust's Business Resource Councils

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The Northern Trust Business Resource Councils (BRCs) are employee-led resource groups that provide tools and resources to support the development of an inclusive culture that values and leverages DE&I to achieve and sustain superior business results through:

T. Rowe Price Encourages Employees to Help End Transphobia

Blog

T. Rowe Price is cognizant of challenges transgender people face globally, including transphobia, regressive legislation, restricted access to medical support, and violence. To heighten awareness and to support Trans people at the firm and in the broader community, T. Rowe Price is providing a series of stories and resources to encourage its associates to become active allies and help end transphobia.  

VF Corp. Invests in Empathy and Resources for Working Parents

by Rick Bell, workforce.com Editorial Director
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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

ISSA Recognizes SC Johnson as the 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year

Company Recognized for Commitment to Women's Advancement in the Workplace and Inclusion Efforts
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it has been recognized as the ISSA 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year. The award recognizes an ISSA Hygieia Network member’s involvement in activities that provide resources and support to encourage women in the cleaning industry to accelerate their careers and foster inclusivity.

Supporting Veterans Where They Need It Most

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This Wednesday, America took a moment of pause to recognize, celebrate and honor the 17.4 million veterans living in the U.S. today.

Fifth Third's Military Business Resource Groups Celebrate Veterans Day

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Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity with eight virtual Enterprise Business Resource Groups led by Enterprise committee executives and nearly 70 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 13 regions. More than 3,800 employees take part in the in-person regional BRGs.

All of Fifth Third’s BRGs are focused on three pillars: employee development, community involvement and business innovation. BRGs are open to all Fifth Third employees, whether they’re members of the group’s constituency or allies.

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