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Merck Named on 2019 Best Places to Work List for LGBTQ Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Company earned a 100% score on the Workplace Equality Scorecard for the seventh year in a row
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Merck has been named a 2019 best place to work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. This marks the seventh year in a row that the company received 100% on HRC's Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking tool which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including domestic partner benefits, surrogacy, parental leave and adoption benefits.

Leadership that Drives Results

Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom
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In a world where there are more men named ‘John’ than women of any name leading the 500 largest publicly traded corporations in the world, is there any wonder there would be enthusiasm around Skytop Strategies‘ ‘Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom’ conference?

The Rise of ESG Indicators

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The Responsible Business Summit, hosted by London-based Ethical Corporation, is among the most well attended events by leaders from all sectors, providing a space for strategic discussions on business’ role in addressing our most important systemic challenges. In March, RBS New York convened 400 CEOs, along with mayors, investors, and nonprofit leaders to share insights and map out strategies for a sustainable future—one that the private sector will play a major part in shaping.

Networking, Culture Pave Way for Women at PNC

We spoke with several exceptional employees who happen to be women. Here’s what they said about their success at PNC.
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Legg Mason Announces Support of Catalyst, a Global Nonprofit Helping Accelerate Women’s Progress in the Workplace

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BALTIMORE, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) has become a supporter of Catalyst, a global nonprofit founded in 1962 that helps organizations accelerate progress for women and other under-represented groups in the workplace. Catalyst, based in New York, partners with 800+ organizations focused on driving positive change.

Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Practices of Gender Equality and Inclusion Forward with 100% Leadership Commitment to UN Women's Empowerment Principles

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

Slam Dunk: How Women at Johnson & Johnson Pioneered Company Basketball

With college basketball tournaments in full swing, we're passing on company hoops history that dates back more than a century.
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Q: Is it true there was once a women’s basketball team at Johnson & Johnson?
 
A: Margaret Gurowitz, Chief Historian: There's a long history of employee sports teams at Johnson & Johnson, beginning with a men’s baseball team in 1895. The first women's basketball team was formed in 1907 by members of the Laurel Club, which was founded the same year.

3 Changes for Women and Business in 2019

To accelerate the pace of change in workplace gender equality, business can implement and scale solutions to reach more women.
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We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow.

Empowering Women in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

We must reinvent learning to ensure STEM fields reflect our diverse world.
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Cheryl Oldham | U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dan Mantz | REC Foundation

Booz Allen’s Rashi Narain On Her Holistic View of Cybersecurity

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This piece profiles Rashi Narain, a lead associate with Booz Allen’s Cyber group. Rashi optimizes program delivery by leveraging data analytics for strategic decision-making and execution. In addition to serving as the firm’s Washington, DC, Regional Ambassador for the Society of Women Engineers, she uses her project management skills to run a dance school. Read more about how Rashi got her start in cyber and her current role as cybersecurity and arts mentor, below. 

How did you get involved in cybersecurity? 

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