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Owens Corning Launches Virtual Book Club Focused on Inclusion and Diversity

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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.

A Black History Month Love Letter From Under Armour


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.

Franklin Templeton Named as a Winner for Citywire's Gender Diversity Awards


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.

HP's Chief Diversity Officer Discusses New Racial Equality and Social Justice Task Force


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.

Medtronic African Descent Network Celebrates Black History Month by “Making Good Trouble”

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

A Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality

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.

Creating Lasting Solutions To Advance Social Justice and Global Equity

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.

Celebrating Black Excellence at Intel


At Intel, we’re committed to creating a more diverse workforce and world. Bringing rich experiences and perspectives, our employees enable us to continue to innovate at the highest levels. We’re proud to amplify the experiences of our Black employees, highlighting the immense contributions and talents they bring to Intel every day. Read a few of their stories below, and learn how Tyrone, Khary, and Vernetta are empowered to transform the industry, working toward a more inclusive world, in which people can live authentically.

Ecolab Again Named "Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality" by Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index

Achievement marks nine consecutive years with perfect score on survey benchmarking LGBTQ workplace equality
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, received a top score of 100% on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating it as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. This is Ecolab’s ninth consecutive year with a perfect score of 100% on the CEI, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Xylem Earns Top Marks For Equality From Human Rights Campaign

Xylem earns 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ workplace equality
Press Release

RYE BROOK, N.Y., January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/– Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company, has today announced it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the U.S. benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Xylem is one of 767 U.S. businesses that earned top marks this year.


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