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Confronting Racism: A Call for Corporate America to Listen and Act

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In the midst of a global health crisis and economic recession, the United States faces another pivotal moment. The nation now grapples with the killing of George Floyd, continued race-fueled policy brutality and the outrage, pain and protests that have stemmed from a deeply embedded history of racism. Collective voices from across the country – both on the streets and on social media – are pushing institutions, industries and individuals to confront the issue head-on – and now, it seems, corporate America is ready to listen.

A Message from Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky About Recent Events in the United States

In light of current events taking place across the country, our Chairman and CEO sent this letter to the company's 135,000 global employees.
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As protests spurred by the violent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery escalated over the weekend, the Executive Committee sent out a communication to U.S. employees affirming our company’s commitment to justice and equality. But as the turmoil in our streets continues, I think it’s important to address this issue again with all members of the Johnson & Johnson family worldwide.

Setting the Stage for Gender Equality in Canadian Banking and Financial Services

Amidst the global pandemic, it is more important than ever not to lose focus on the progress and continuous steps necessary to promote gender equality in the financial services industry.
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Canada has witnessed some exciting gender equality wins over the last few years, both symbolic and concrete. Senate passed a bill to make the national anthem gender neutral1. The government rolled out an expanded parental leave policy, helping to alleviate the burden on new mothers2. The City of Montréal hosted the first-ever meeting of female foreign ministers3.

Racism Is Another Virus to Eradicate

by Steve Rendle, CEO of VF
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The following message was sent by VF’s CEO, Steve Rendle, to all VF employees globally on May 30.

To All VF Associates Worldwide –

This week the world witnessed the tragic death of George Floyd, an African American man whose life was needlessly taken by a Minneapolis police officer who pinned him to the ground and held a knee on his neck.

Creating a Virtual Culture of Inclusion at ViacomCBS

In a virtual celebration for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, ‘The Talk’s’ Carrie Ann Inaba talks confronting racism, the blessings of a multiracial upbringing, and creating her own destiny, with CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers.
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By Stuart Winchester

For The Talk host Carrie Ann Inaba, who is Japanese-Chinese-Irish and grew up in multicultural Hawaii, her multiracial background has always been something to celebrate.

“You wear it with a badge of honor like, ‘I’m this many,’” she remembered of her childhood. “’How many are you?’ Like, ‘Oh, I’m four nationalities.’ ‘Oh, I’m seven.’ It’s kind of like it’s something that we just talk openly about.”

Tetra Tech Welcomes Our Leadership Academy Class of 2020

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Tetra Tech recently welcomed our 2020 class to the Leadership Academy, our annual professional development program. Thirty project managers from across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are engaged in year-long training to expand their understanding of Tetra Tech’s global operations and hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills.

Turning a Moment Into a Movement

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Karen S. Carter, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer, shares how employees from the shop floor to the C-suite are moving inclusion forward at Dow.

Continue reading the Shine Inclusion 2019 Report from Dow

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Dow Moves up to #22 on 2020 Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

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MIDLAND, Mich., May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/– Dow (NYSE: DOW) earned the 22nd place on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, which was announced May 8th at a virtual event hosted by DiversityInc. The Company’s placement on the list for the third consecutive year showcases its commitment to inclusion and diversity (I&D) as a business imperative.

Aramark Recognized Among DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Company Moves Up Six Spots, To #23
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May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aramark has been named #23 on DiversityInc’s listing of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity, up six spots from 2019.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

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This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

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