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Sysco Values Inclusiveness

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What is an ally? Allies are good listeners. They are open-minded and knowledgeable. Allies educate themselves and take proactive steps to prevent discrimination. Allies embody Sysco’s value of Inclusiveness. Being inclusive allows us to create a safe, diverse and dynamic work environment for our associates and customers where everyone has an equal opportunity to feel valued and respected, including LGBTQ+ people.

Viacom Hosts ‘In the Thick’ Podcast for Exploration of Immigrant Misrepresentation in Media

“I believe so strongly, especially in our industry, that personnel equals policy.”
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By Stuart Winchester

Journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela recorded an episode of their In The Thick podcast at Viacom’s Times Square headquarters last week, moderating a panel that explored how underrepresentation in the production and executive ranks feeds a skewed media portrait.

Risking Their Careers in the Name of Equality

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In the early 1990s, a group of gay and lesbian employees at P&G in Cincinnati banded together to fight for equality in their workplace. It seemed like an impossible dream—while P&G was one of the first Fortune 500 companies to add “sexual orientation” to its EEO (equal employment opportunity) statement in 1992, the company’s leadership was conservative and fellow employees were openly homophobic. And, in 1993, Cincinnati passed Article XII, an amendment that prevented any laws aimed at protecting gays and lesbians.

Healthcare Diversity Council to Host Inaugural National Diversity Conference Promoting Equity and Inclusion in the Healthcare Industry

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HOUSTON, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Healthcare Diversity Council, an initiative of the National Diversity Council,  will host an inaugural conference focused on equity in the healthcare system on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The 2019 National Healthcare Diversity Conference will engage participants  in conversations focused on equitable practices in the healthcare space on the theme, “Diversity Transcending: Many Faces in the Mission of Inclusion.”

Global Push for Corporate Purpose Fuels 85% YoY Growth in Adoption of Benevity OneWorld™ International Solution

Benevity’s International User Base More than Triples as Hundreds of Thousands of People Give Across Borders
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CALGARY, Canada, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced an 85 percent year-over-year increase in adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution, as more companies expand the reach of their CSR programs across borders. More than 600,000 new OneWorld users logged on to the cloud-based giving and volunteering platform in the last year alone—boosting the total number of people engaging with causes outside of their home country by 362 percent.

VMware Named to Computer World's Best Places to Work in IT 2019

Talented IT pros appreciate the outstanding perks and benefits offered by these top U.S. employers, but it's the team environment that keeps them truly engaged.
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Computerworld has ranked VMware among the Best Places to Work in IT 2019. VMware came in at number 12 out of the 49 large organizations (5,000+ U.S. employees) to make the list, which recognizes excellence in career developments, benefits, retention, training and diversity.

See the full list on computerworld.com, and check out career opportunities at VMware.com

Waving the Pride Flag

By Chelcy Walker
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We’re committed to being a Force For Good at General Mills, and we believe that means being a force for inclusion, too.

We believe every employee should bring their authentic self to work every day, and we’re working to build a culture of belonging that embraces and celebrates employees’ differences.

And this week, if you drive past our world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you’ll spot a new symbol of our ongoing commitment to make General Mills a beacon of inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Colorado Technology Association’s Women in Tech Conference

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DENVER, June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s 2019 Women in Tech Conference, celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. Conference attendees heard from industry leaders and engaged in discussions about the challenges surrounding women in today’s tech workforce.

It’s Time for the Equality Act

Symantec celebrates Pride with a guest post from Human Rights Campaign
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The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States. Each year, Pride events are held nationwide in cities large and small, and for some people, it is the only occasion where they can be out and proud in their community. Pride festivals and parades are a celebration of the progress the LGBTQ community has made, but also a time to recognize the distance we still have to go to achieve full equality. This June, we’re excited to feature a guest post from Human Rights Campaign’s Liz Cooper.

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The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States. Each year, Pride events are held nationwide in cities large and small, and for some people, it is the only occasion where they can be out and proud in their community. Pride festivals and parades are a celebration of the progress the LGBTQ community has made, but also a time to recognize the distance we still have to go to achieve full equality. This June, we’re excited to feature a guest post from Human Rights Campaign’s Liz Cooper.

Duke Energy Celebrates LGBTQ Teammates and Their Allies

During National Pride Month, employee groups support the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
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When a colleague told Keith Gifford about Duke Energy’s employee resource group for LGBTQ individuals and straight allies, Gifford didn’t hesitate to join. For him, being an ally comes from a personal place.

Gifford, a transmission project manager, still thinks about his high school friend who came out to him in college more than two decades ago. Gifford accepted his friend’s revelation, but not everyone did.

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