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Helping Transgender People Lead Authentic Lives

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From education to employment, healthcare to housing, transgender Americans fight daily for rights many take for granted. “Authentic Lives,” a new documentary from WQED, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate, highlights PNC as a company working toward equity and inclusion for the LGBTQ population.

Terry Boring, senior business architect and vice president of the PNC Proud employee business resource group’s Pittsburgh chapter, spoke to reporter Minette Seate about PNC’s culture of inclusion.

Citi’s CEO Michael Corbat Signs the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Pledge

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NEW YORK, February 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ –Today Citi announced it has signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion (CEO Action), joining more than 350 CEOs and presidents committed to driving policy changes and practices in their companies that help advance equitable workplaces. This move demonstrates Citi’s commitment to increasing diversity and encouraging an open environment that enables employees to thrive and deliver the best possible results for their clients and communities.

Gildan Launches Speaker Series on Women’s Leadership With Sylvia Montero

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Starting in the fall of 2017, Gildan launched a women’s leadership series featuring inspirational and empowering stories shared by successful women. These sessions were designed to foster the development of Gildan’s employees, but even more importantly to emphasize women’s unique and important place in society.

PayPal’s Monica Chatmon on Her Community Involvement in Omaha

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Monica Chatmon leads the Amplify affinity group in PayPal's Omaha office. Coming from Washington, D.C, and not being a Nebraska native, she thought it was important to learn more about both the PayPal and Omaha community. In her role at PayPal, Monica is proud to be known as the "go to" person on the Latin American team.
 
Tell us what you do at PayPal.

Difference Is Beautiful: Where We Came From Leads Us to Where We’re Going

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“I didn’t know Bloomberg wrote about that.”

I often hear this response when I tell people what I cover as a reporter on Bloomberg News’ diversity and management team. This beat looks at the intersection of race, class and gender in the workplace – one that has become increasingly relevant in our political and social climate.

Building a Better Ladder: How Scotiabank Fosters Female Talent Through Sponsorship

By Shelley White, Women of Influence
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Not having a sponsor is a key reason many talented women never reach their potential. That’s why up and comer Alana Riley was paired with Alex Besharat, Senior Vice President & Head, Canadian Wealth Management through Scotiabank’s Canadian Banking Sponsorship Program. With a senior leader advocating on her behalf, there’s no telling how far Alana’s career will go.

Sometimes the best way to grow as a leader is to jump out of your comfort zone, says Alana Riley.

Beyond the Food: Wendy’s Recognized as an Outstanding Workplace

by Coley O'Brien, Chief People Officer
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People. Profits. Planet.

That was the focus of the TDn2K™ (Transforming Data into Knowledge) 2018 Global Best Practices Conference, which Wendy’s colleagues, franchisees and I attended in Dallas last month.

Diversity and Teamwork Drive Innovation

“Our teamwork, both regionally and globally, results in solutions that are much greater than if one region worked alone.”
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By Hassan Rmaile, Vice President, Global Research & Development, Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials

Back in August this year I attended the opening of our Innovation and Knowledge Center in Pune, India - an expansion of our facilities to celebrate our 20 year anniversary in the country.  The center is one of 7 global Innovation and Knowledge centers, each of which represent the specific needs of their region as well as having unique perspectives and specialist material science expertise.  

IFF Launches Employee-powered Diversity & Inclusion Vision, Mission; IFF CEO joins CEO Action Pledge

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NEW YORK, January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, has announced its new diversity and inclusion (D&I) vision and mission. Created by an empowered global employee resource group (ERG), the Company’s statements reflect the values and priorities of both the employee base, as well as its leadership. Simultaneously, IFF CEO and Chairman

Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Rohini Anand, PhD

By Rohini Anand, Ph.D
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What are some of the main responsibilities of your role? 

The role of anyone leading global diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts and strategy is to impact culture change. My responsibility is to create a more inclusive culture at Sodexo and to position us as a good corporate citizen. As D&I change agents, we have to approach our work with a systems mindset, looking to address processes, policies and procedures, mindsets and behaviors, and, ultimately, the culture.

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