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Heathrow 2.0: Inspiring a Sustainable Future for Air Travel

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Heathrow 2.0, launched in 2017, signalled the beginning of a new chapter for Europe’s busiest airport. It sets out an inspiring journey to a sustainable future for air travel, moving beyond Heathrow’s own operations to create positive change across the industry.

Booz Allen Named Among Indeed’s Top-Rated Workplaces

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Work-life balance is good for both employees and employers. A Corporate Executive Board study of 50,000 global workers found that employees who believe they have a good work-life balance work 21 percent harder.

Diversity in the Workplace: Women in Leadership

Medtronic works to better support women pursuing leadership roles
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While public dialogue — and a commitment by many large companies — to address the gender equality gap is helping raise awareness, the percentage of women in leadership roles, across industries, continues to lag. At Medtronic, action translates into fostering a strong culture of inclusion and accountability; setting aggressive, measurable goals; and implementing policies and programs that accelerate progress. 

 

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While public dialogue — and a commitment by many large companies — to address the gender equality gap is helping raise awareness, the percentage of women in leadership roles, across industries, continues to lag. At Medtronic, action translates into fostering a strong culture of inclusion and accountability; setting aggressive, measurable goals; and implementing policies and programs that accelerate progress. 

 

Inclusive Workplace Earns Aramark Three Awards

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Higher rates of workplace diversity can help companies evolve, innovate, problem-solve and be more efficient. It attracts the best talent, and helps define a company's reputation as a responsible company.

In the past few weeks, Aramark has earned three separate awards recognizing the company for its inclusive environment:

Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Risks, Rewards, and More: Booz Allen Interviews Women Startup Founders on Facebook Live

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What path did a classical ballet major follow to create a digital platform that now serves 10 million students and teachers? How did a self-described “fitness fanatic and health nerd” use experiences from private equity, Wall Street, and retail in her own wellness company?
 

Arrow Electronics Sponsors New Nonprofit Advancing Women in Electronics Industry

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DENVER, May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is a founding sponsor of Women in Electronics, a new nonprofit created to support women in the electronics industry. The organization expands leadership skills, accelerates personal and professional development and builds strategic networks to advance inclusion among electronics employers.

Pepsico Funded Job Resource Center for Homeless Women Officially Opens at South Bronx Shelter

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PURCHASE, N.Y., May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Last week, PepsiCo employees hosted a workshop for women living in Win’s (formerly Women in Need) South Bronx shelter to help them with resume writing, interviewing and other job search skills. The workshop was held in a new job resource center at the site, which was funded by the PepsiCo Foundation. The Foundation’s grant enabled Win to purchase new computers, hire job specialists and create a dedicated space for residents to focus on finding employment.

Broadening Financial Inclusion Borders in Bangladesh

Spotlight on Whole Planet Foundation's Bold, New Partnerships, by Claire Kelly
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According to Women’s World Banking, “Women in Bangladesh have the highest-ever rates of literacy and employment, and the country’s economy is growing. Financial inclusion now stands at more than 50 percent, nearly doubling in the past few years. But the financial inclusion gender gap is growing rapidly too, with fewer than half of women accessing or using formal financial services.” 

Booz Allen Receives Corporate Pride Award for Advancing LGBTQ Equality and Leadership

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In recognition of its programs, practices, and policies that advance LGBTQ equality and leadership in the workplace, Booz Allen has received an LGBTQ Business Leader Award at the Washington Business Journal’s 2019 Business of Pride Awards.

The Washington Business Journal launched the awards last year to recognize Greater Washington companies and business leaders for outstanding practices in advancing LGBTQ leadership and equality. This year’s winners will be formally recognized June 13 at a cocktail awards reception at the Watergate Hotel.

Diversity and Inclusion is a Winning Strategy for EHS and Sustainability Teams

Latest NAEM report outlines key strategies to improve talent management, employee retention and succession planning
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Diversity and inclusion strategies are the best way to build high-performance teams, improve employee retention and prepare the EHS&S function for a wave of leadership succession, according to a new report published today by NAEM.

NAEM is the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management.

At a time when succession planning is a critical program for leadership at all companies, Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the report offers fresh thinking to inform EHS&S staffing strategies.

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