The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.
For the past year, anti-Asian sentiment and violence has been increasing at an alarming rate across the globe. Most recently, the attacks have been targeting the most vulnerable – elders in the community.
OC’s African American Resource Group launched a virtual book club focused on inclusion and diversity to continue to drive connection among our employees. The first discussion was about "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo.
This week marks the beginning of celebrating Black History Month, and companies across all sectors are in full swing of month-long activations. But celebrating Black excellence and fighting against racism does not start or stop in February. These topics require long-lasting commitments that start from the inside out. Today we highlight how one company’s established works have come to fruition this month to create impactful change in a local community.
In Citywire’s first-ever Gender Diversity Awards on December 9, 2020, Franklin Templeton was named the winner in the “Regional Leader US (100+ managers)” category, which recognizes a large US asset management firm that has made strong progress with regard to representation of women in fund management and gender diversity practices.
Electronics company HP recently announced a new plan to address racial injustice and drive change. On Jan. 15, the company, which earned the No. 43 spot on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, unveiled its Racial Equality and Social Justice Task Force.
Throughout February, a number of Medtronic African Descent Network hubs around the U.S. are embracing Lewis’ call to “make good trouble” and build a stronger future for employees and communities.
"Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble." - John Lewis in 2018
NortonLifeLock scores 100 on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
By Kim Allman, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs
We are proud to announce that NortonLifeLock again scored 100 on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. This is the second year that NortonLifeLock has been listed on the CEI.
by Natasha Martell Jackson, Social Equity Program Office at Intel
Commitment to 2023 Milestone – Focused on Goal to Increase African American Representation by 30%
We know what happens outside of Intel, is felt inside of Intel. It’s one of the reasons we have taken a stand to address social inequities globally. We believe in human rights, respect, freedom, and dignity for everyone which is reflected in Intel’s Global Human Rights Principles.