Gender Equality CSR News

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Launches New Podcast Series Focused on Resilience

Press Release

Friday, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM (SWI) and Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) have launched The Go-To: Special Edition podcast series, for women entrepreneurs. The Go-To podcasts focus on resilience. This special edition offers Canadian women entrepreneurs tips and insight into how they can build the capacity to grow, adapt and pivot to transform their business.

ON Semiconductor's Stance Against Racism and the Importance of Inclusion Within the Workplace

by President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of ON Semiconductor Corporation
Blog

Many in my generation were hopeful that equality would be commonplace in America and around the world. Recent incidents serve as a reminder to all of us that this has not yet occurred and is an opportunity for us to help. I view the recent protests with positivity as many allies are walking with our black community. One of the things that makes our company unique, is our desire to strive for continuous growth, improvement and support of each other.

HP's CEO on Diversity, Equality, and Social Justice

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, we must find new ways to achieve progress — as companies, as communities, and as individuals.
Blog

There’s something on my mind that I wanted to share as we head into the weekend.

It stems from the scenes we’ve watched unfold in Minneapolis this week, which have been a stark reminder of how much progress must still be made toward treating everyone with the fairness, dignity, and humanity they deserve.

Bloomberg Opens Data Submission Period for 2021 Gender-Equality Index

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Companies can submit their gender-related data via Bloomberg's Gender Reporting Framework as of today, June 1. By putting data forward using Bloomberg’s Gender Reporting Framework companies will be considered for inclusion in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies most committed to gender equality in the workplace.

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.

Masterclass Series on Gender Equality for Business by UNDP’s Business Call to Action and Oxfam

Press Release

ISTANBUL, June 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Business Call to Action and Oxfam have developed a two-part masterclass series that looks at gender equality for business and why it matters for companies that are now available online. 

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.

Edward Jones Moves Up Ranks Among FORTUNE 500 for Eighth Consecutive Year

Press Release

St. Louis, May 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ —Financial services firm Edward Jones moved up 20 spots on the FORTUNE 500 for its eighth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by FORTUNE magazine.

FORTUNE magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 20 spots to No. 336, with more than $9.5 billion in net revenue for 2019, an increase of 10.8 percent year-over-year.

It’s Time to ‘Restructure Everything’ — and Push Diversity

By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle - SDXCentral
Article

VMware recently held its annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) conference, which focuses on promoting diversity and inclusion in the technology sector. As much as I’d been looking forward to attending the event — my first time — as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, and the conference approached and became a digital event, I started wondering if I should skip it.

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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