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Podcast: The Gender Lens of Forced Labour

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Veronika Pountcheva, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility and Senior Vice President at METRO AG and co-chair of the CGF’s Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour. To mark Women’s History Month, Veronika speaks about gender-based violence, how this ties in with the issue of forced labour, and what our industry can do to help vulnerable, female workers in its supply chain.

Women in Climate Tech Launches Campaign, “Splash Mob” in Support of the Women and Climate Change Act of 2021

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DURHAM, N.C., April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ --  Today, Women in Climate Tech launched a campaign in support of The Women and Climate Change Act of 2021 (H.R. 260) introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The goal of the campaign is to highlight that women are:

Hall of Femme 2021

Hormel Foods Vice President of Corporate Communications Wendy Watkins inducted into the PRWeek Hall of Femme class of 2021
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April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - For its sixth Hall of Femme class, PRWeek inducts a record 28 honorees who are the guiding lights within the industry.

The Hall of Femme Class of 2021 has been expanded to recognize the tremendous women who stepped up to the plate in the past year and decades prior.

Many of them cite “mom” as one of their chief mentors.

All of them are sending the elevator back down to help younger versions of themselves succeed in competitive environments.

Oportun Announces Statement of Support for The Equality Act (H.R.5)

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SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT), a financial services company that leverages its digital platform to provide hardworking people with responsible, affordable, and credit-building alternatives to payday and auto title loans, today published a statement of support for the Equality Act (H.R.5).

Alliance Data Leadership Discuss Gender Equality in the Workplace to Close Women's History Month

Leaders have conversation on equality, allyship at internal panel discussion
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Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women and to recognize the importance of elevating female voices in today’s workplace and society as a whole.

Reflecting on Women's History Month at Hershey

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When I joined The Hershey Company as an Associate Brand Manager in 2019, I knew I wanted to impact both the business and the people. I was a freshly-MBAed marketer with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on her mind. Within six months, I threw myself into two things that fill my energy tank to the brim: recruiting and empowering women through joining the recruitment team and Women's Business Resource Group (WBRG).

Airbnb's Maria Cuba: “The Olympic Games Are a Global Stage to Show That Women Belong at the Top”

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In the latest interview in our series highlighting the fight for gender equality, Maria Cuba, Senior Diversity and Belonging Business Partner at Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb, talks about the company’s ongoing initiatives to nurture female talent and enable women to move into senior roles.

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In the latest interview in our series highlighting the fight for gender equality, Maria Cuba, Senior Diversity and Belonging Business Partner at Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb, talks about the company’s ongoing initiatives to nurture female talent and enable women to move into senior roles.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: How It's Made Matters

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We have created a new blog series that will focus on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Each blog in this series will highlight a different Cisco employee who works closely with CSR initiatives across the company.

CNH Industrial Bank Promotes Initiatives to Help Further Gender Equity in Brazil

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In a traditionally male dominated sector, CNH Industrial Bank, the Company’s in-house financing division, in Brazil is investing in its female workforce, with a range of debates and inclusion programs, with the aim of attracting a greater number of women to more prominent functions and positions across its teams. The ultimate objective is to reduce the gender gap both inside and outside the Company. This initiative forms part of CNH Industrial’s wider diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Saluting the Women of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Ashley Parrish
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“Everything was segregated. … ‘Know your place and stay in it.’ Black children were taught that early in life. The world is not the same — it’s not equal for all people.”

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