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ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Reflect on Importance of Pride

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2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Pride celebrations around the world, and we believe the value of an inclusive and diverse work culture is more important than ever. Our GroPride employee resource group––a group dedicated to cultivating an inclusive, supportive global network to empower diverse employees––hosted activities throughout the month of June to educate and empower our workforce. We’re proud to share what Pride at ScottsMiracle-Gro means to them. 

Alexion Partners With One Mind at Work

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Advancing the emotional well-being of the rare disease community, our employees, and the communities in which we live, and work is a core commitment of ours. During Mental Health Awareness Month, we strengthened this commitment by joining One Mind at Work, a global coalition of employers deploying best practices for workplace brain health through our partnership with One Mind.

Come As You Are

LGBTQ+ employees around the world share personal stories about what it means to bring their whole selves to work at Merck
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It can be as simple as sharing your weekend plans with coworkers, or having a photo of your partner on your desk. When you feel free to be yourself at work, even the seemingly small things can have a big impact on your happiness and wellbeing. 

A Major Milestone for Our LGBTQ+ Communities

by Dana Rao, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Adobe
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At Adobe, we believe everyone deserves respect and equal treatment. We have been reminded of the gravity of this belief by the senseless acts of violence waged against the Black community.

Arrow Highlights Contributions of Female Engineers on International Women in Engineering Day

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International Women in Engineering Day annually celebrates the valuable contribution of women in the engineering field. At Arrow, we encourage more young women to pursue important engineering roles as technology is integrated into all aspects of our lives and work. To mark the day, here are three engineers at Arrow whose work demonstrates how engineering makes the benefits of technology accessible to as many people as possible.

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ON Semiconductor Celebrates Pride Month

by Reed Michaelsen, Senior Instructional Designer, Global Learning & Development
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This month, ON Semiconductor takes the opportunity to celebrate Pride by encouraging all of our employees to celebrate themselves, each other and the qualities that make us different. In January 2020, ON Semiconductor launched its newest Affinity Network Group (ANG), Continua, a global source of advocacy, networking and education for all employees on LGBTQ+ topics. At the core of Continua is the belief that all employees, regardless of gender identity, expression or sexual orientation have one thing in common: we are human.

"No Single Entity Can Solve This Challenge Alone": An Honest Conversation About Racial Inequity

Johnson & Johnson's Chief Communication Officer Michael Sneed sits down to have a frank discussion about what we need to do to help build a more equitable healthcare system—and society.
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It's time to have hard and heartfelt conversations about the state of racism and inequity. At home. With friends and loved ones. With other members of your community. In the workplace.

At Johnson & Johnson, these conversations have been taking place across the company in response to recent events. And they will continue to be held with employees at all levels, and across all parts of the company.

Gender Equality is Men's Priority Too!

by Trevor Harvey, Senior Manager of Corporate Pricing
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I have been a member of the ON Semiconductor Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) since joining the Company in 2017. WLI is one of the seven employee-led affinity network groups used to create an inclusive and diverse culture at ON Semiconductor. The mission of WLI is to empower and support women to succeed through professional development in business, strategic and financial acumen. Recently, I joined on the strategic marketing subcommittee, driving WLI’s marketing initiatives.

Alkermes: Our Responsibility to Combat Discrimination and Racism

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Last week, more than 1,000 Alkermes employees came together virtually to listen to our colleagues who volunteered to share their stories of how racism and bias have impacted their lives. We are grateful to them for their openness and willingness to share the challenges they face. As a company that believes in equality and justice, we have a responsibility to combat discrimination and racism in all forms in our communities. While an important and impactful discussion, this was only the first of many to come as we continue to take action to help eliminate discrimination in all its forms.

3 Innovative Ways Johnson & Johnson Proudly Supports the LGBTQ+ Community

From inclusive benefits to partnerships with nonprofits, the company aims to be a strong ally during Pride Month—and beyond.
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Fifty years ago this month, the first LGBTQ Pride marches took place in cities across the United States to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City, giving rise to what’s now known as LGBTQ Pride Month, which is celebrated each June in support of equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer citizens.

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