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How Employees Build an Inclusive Workforce at Duke Energy

New employee-led Asian Inclusion Network in Cincinnati wants to increase awareness and understanding
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Months before the coronavirus spread throughout the world, Judy Downs and Bo Zhuo co-founded Duke Energy’s first Asian Inclusion Network.

They formed the AIN employee resource group in Cincinnati to increase awareness and understanding of Asian employees and encourage an inclusive work environment. They had no idea how relevant the support group would become.

IPride Employee Networking Circle (ENC) Collaborates With OUTMemphis

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International Paper created Employee Networking Circles (ENCs) as voluntary, company sponsored employee groups that focus on creating an engaged, inclusive, collaborative and diverse workplace. ENCs are the result of extensive collaboration across the organization to identify the best way for our employees to participate in creating an inclusive environment; support each other; have a connection with other employees in their business, function staff group or facility; and support company business goals and objectives.

Merck Named as a "Best for Vets" Employer by Military Times

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Merck has been recognized by Military Times as a 2020 “Best for Vets” employer. This year, Merck ranked twenty-fifth out of 144 employers that participated in the survey. It is the sixth consecutive year the company has made the list, which is the most comprehensive annual ranking of the country's best employers and organizations with military-connected employment programs, benefits, and support efforts. 

Building a More Inclusive and Diverse Environment at Cox

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At Cox, we carry a shared responsibility to champion a more open environment, where everyone can use their unique talents and tenacity to drive growth – their own professional growth and the growth of our organization as a whole.  And while inclusion requires a united commitment from all of our people, we also know that we need leaders at all levels to drive accountability and action.

Building a More Diverse Talent Pipeline in Cybersecurity: Insights from Booz Allen San Diego Leader Jennie Brooks

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Today’s employers continue to need cybersecurity professionals. In San Diego alone, there are over 8,000 jobs directly related to cybersecurity, an increase of 11% since just 2016. 

Abilities First at Hershey

KIMBERLY MISCAVAGE, Manager, Human Resources, Global Supply Chain 2.0
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.

Virtually Experience Our Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: The Era of Stakeholder-centered Business

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The COVID-19 pandemic, a reckoning of social justice, a global recession and a resounding call to action for all sectors to more deeply drive impact has fundamentally altered business today. To ensure short-term survival and long-term success, businesses must now consider the quickly changing expectations of their full range of stakeholders – employees, communities, consumers, investors and partners – and embrace the intersectionality of the issues we face as people, in business and around the world. 

Companies Try a New Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Honest Conversations

For years, organizations have spent billions of dollars on DE&I programs that have largely failed. But there’s something different going on now.
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By Theresa Avogino

Disgusted and saddened by the May killing of George Floyd while in police custody, Jaime Irick wrote a letter about racism to his team of more than 6,000 employees at PPG. The executive explained how he learned about the subject from his Black father, who protested segregation in the 1960s, and how he would lead the unit in conversations about recent events.

Alexion Supports NAACP Empowerment Programs

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Alexion is proud to support the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) by investing in the NAACP Empowerment Programs. Their mission of securing the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate racism and ensure the health and well-being of all persons aligns with our focus, culture and values at Alexion.

Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA With Disability Inclusion

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On Sunday, July 26, the U.S. celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This Act extends civil rights to people with disabilities and prohibits discrimination in the workplace, public places, transportation, telecommunications and local government services and facilities. The ADA built a foundation of rights for people with disabilities but, as with all civil rights movements, there is a critical need to expand these rights. Companies are in a unique position to push the needle much further.

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