Gender Equality CSR News

Now Is the Time to Examine (and Re-Examine) Your Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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By Aditi Mohapatra, Director, BSR

From weekend events in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a leaked internal memo at Google just a couple of weeks ago, the conversation around diversity, particularly in the United States, has dominated the news in America.

Four Lessons for Companies Investing in Gender Equity

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Last month, we discussed the business case for gender equity and the growing momentum among corporations to create new value and capture untapped value by advancing gender equity through their core business. Companies can create shared value by advancing gender equity at 3 levels:

Scotiabank New CSR Perspectives Series: Supporting Gender Equality through the HeForShe movement

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Gender equality remains a global issue and achieving equality requires an inclusive approach. Scotiabank is supporting the UN Women Solidarity Movement, HeForShe, with their efforts towards gender equality as one way for employees to advocate inclusion.  

Corporate Activism Addresses Climate Change, Immigration Reform, LGBTQ Rights

By Dave Armon
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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways.

 
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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways.

 

VIDEO | Hackster.io Launches Project to Promote Gender Diversity in Hardware

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In a 2016 survey of people from 104 countries, Hackster.io discovered that fewer than six percent of hardware developers are women. In an effort to encourage more women of all ages to pursue careers in hardware, Adafruit and Hackster.io have collaborated to create the Women in Hardware (WiH): Interview Series.

An Intern’s Perspective: International Development from the Vantage of a Female Chief of Party

Discussing career growth and workplace dedication with Tetra Tech’s Jeannelle Blanchard
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Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Jeannelle Blanchard, Chief of Party for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Powering Agriculture Support Task Order project. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Caterpillar Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion

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Diverse and inclusion work environments embrace the values and unique talents, experiences and viewpoints of employees. This approach aligns with our Best Team strategic goal.

Click here to read more about Caterpillar’s global Diversity and Inclusion strategy and how the various Employee Resource Groups drive the strategy.

Women's Work: Inside The Rising Trend of Female Leaders in Manufacturing

By Amy Elisa Jackson
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James Brown famously sang, “This is a man’s world.” However, perhaps the most notable part of that chorus and song is the second verse: “…But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”

Lockheed Martin Releases 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Report Affirming “Conscious Inclusion” as Key Business Imperative

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BETHESDA, Md., August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has released its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report highlighting its commitment to Conscious Inclusion – an intentional focus on creating a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce built on a strong foundation of equal opportunity. Lockheed Martin’s Conscious Inclusion model has three strategic focus areas: employee engagement, inclusive leadership and diversity outreach; and the 2016 report outlines efforts in all of these key areas. 

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