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PNC Named to the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list for its Commitment to Work-Life Balance for Moms


Employees at this financial-services company were thrilled when it increased its paid parental leave in 2016, giving birth moms 16 fully paid weeks off (up from seven) and providing eligible new dads and adoptive parents with six fully paid weeks off (up from one). While the policy was announced in June, the company made the leave retroactive from January, meaning that thousands of moms and dads suddenly got extra free time. “I was ecstatic,” recalls HR business partner and new mom Lisa Stepanic. 

American Banker Names PNC’s Nicole Perkins One of Five Leaders Who Made a Big Impact – And Fast


"I have made many unconventional career moves and highly recommend it," she said. "I am a believer that you should not stay in a job, environment or relationship if you are not happy. As the daughter of small-business owners, I learned that you have to make your own success, and it takes hard work and failures to get it right."-

Nicole Perkins, managing executive of Hawthorn, a family wealth business at PNC Financial.

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American Banker Names PNC’s Charlotte McLaughlin to 2017 Most Powerful Women in Finance List


Across asset management, investment banking, capital markets and cards, these finance executives stand out for their performance and for helping to create a path to parity for women in sectors that tend to be even more male-dominated than the banking industry.

Mary Callahan Erdoes, the chief executive of J.P. Morgan Asset Management, tops the Most Powerful Women in Finance ranking again this year. She keeps finding new frontiers to explore, as you'll read about in her profile. 

American Banker Names PNC’s Karen Larrimer and Diana Reid to 2017 Most Powerful Women in Banking List


The Most Powerful Women in Banking are reshaping not only their institutions, but also their industry.

And each is doing so in her own unique way.

Regional banks with women in the ranking include PNC Financial Services Group, U.S. Bancorp, MUFG Union Bank, KeyCorp, Huntington Bancshares and Regions Financial.

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High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

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New York, USA. September 22, 2017: Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africa’s demographic change. Bringing together African leaders, CEOs and other development partners, the event explored how smart investments in health, empowerment, education and employment can reduce vulnerability and support young people to reach their full potential.

#AskTt Twitter Chat: Advancing Economic Growth Through the Agriculture Sector

Join @TetraTechIntDev on September 19, 2017, at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET/7:00 PM EAT for an #AskTt Twitter Chat on Advancing Economic Growth through the Agriculture Sector
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September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Join @TetraTechIntDev on September 19, 2017, at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET/7:00 PM EAT for an #AskTt Twitter Chat on Advancing Economic Growth through the Agriculture Sector, hosted by Tetra Tech International Development Services, and co-hosted by the USAID Feed the Future U

Gender Equality Through Data Equality, A Conversation with Alison Holder, Director of Equal Measures 2030

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Alison Holder (@alieholder), Director of Equal Measures 2030 (

Watch This Woman Turn Design Ideas Into Beautiful Wooden Sculptures and a Successful Business

The program is designed to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship.

In 2015, Zina Ouled Si Ali launched her small business, Arjouan, a computer numerical control (CNC) engraving and cutting workshop that offers customized decoration articles and tailor-made furniture to its customers.

Based in the city center of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, Ouled Si Ali currently produces numerous items for local citizens and wholesalers. But her dream is to develop her market outside the governorate, in particular in the surrounding regions and large conurbations on the coast such as Sousse, Sfax, and Tunis, the capital of the country.

Driving Innovation in Gender-Lens Investing

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In a research report developed by BNY Mellon and the UN Foundation called “Return on Equality: Investment Opportunities to Help Close the Global Gender Gap,” we highlight a $300 billion market opportunity in taking a products-and-services approach to gender parity. We believe the industry is on a path of innovation and charted our collective steps forward in this new graphic. It recognizes how important it is to spark new dialogue and collaborations in order to improve women’s lives globally.

Infographic: See the Aflac 2016 CSR Year in Review

This year's theme 'Everyone Has the Power to Do Good'
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In this year’s report, Aflac employees and independent sales agents who have embodied the theme, Everyone has the power to do good, share stories about Aflac’s commitment to ethics, a happy and diverse workplace, philanthropy and environmental sustainability.

Experience the Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE


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