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A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2017

By Alison DaSilva, Executive Vice President, Cone Communications
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As we look back on the past 365 days, there’s no denying we live in tumultuous times. 2017 was rife with political and social divide, unrelenting extreme weather and disasters, unconscionable violence and global strife in many forms. To most, the outlook may be bleak.

Ingersoll Rand Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for Second Year

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DAVIDSON, N.C., December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) awarded Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, a perfect score of 100 percent in workplace equality on its 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the second consecutive year Ingersoll Rand has earned a perfect score on the index.

How Big Companies Can Push Nonprofits to Diversify Their Boards

There are many diverse employees that want to help local organizations–not just the CEO.
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With one of the most diverse boards in the technology industry, HP understands the value and importance of supporting broad age, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity across company and nonprofit board members. HP is proud to be both a sponsor of, and contributor to, this Better World Leadership Nonprofit Board Study, to help drive greater awareness of the board service as a catalyst for increasing diversity and inclusion, human capital development, and economic development.

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With one of the most diverse boards in the technology industry, HP understands the value and importance of supporting broad age, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity across company and nonprofit board members. HP is proud to be both a sponsor of, and contributor to, this Better World Leadership Nonprofit Board Study, to help drive greater awareness of the board service as a catalyst for increasing diversity and inclusion, human capital development, and economic development.

Bacardi General Counsel Marlene Gordon Joins Advisory Board for Women of the Vine & Spirits™

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ ˗˗Family-owned Bacardi announces Marlene Gordon, general counsel for Bacardi in North America, joins Women of the Vine & Spirits™ as an Advisory Board member for the United States. In this role, Gordon will contribute her experience and insight to the organization’s efforts to support and advance opportunities for women in the alcohol beverage industry.

Barclays and Dynamic Working: "Staying Home with My Kids Helped Us Connect"

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A small but growing number of fathers are taking up shared parental leave, a policy that allows mothers to transfer part of their maternity leave to their partner. We spoke to Barclays employees Cameron Kirkwood and Benjamin Tancock about taking time out to care for their children – and how perceptions about childcare are changing.

“When I first decided to raise the subject of shared parental leave, I was nervous,” says Cameron Kirkwood, who has worked for Barclays for 14 years. “Asking for six months away from work, I’d have been foolish not to have been.”

Barclays Sponsors Women's Business Council Report to Explore UK Skills Gap

Staying On: The Age of Success
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For a long time, organisations have focused on young generations as a way to bring in new talent. Recruitment trends emphasise the hiring and retention of millennials, despite the fact that our population is formed of multiple generations and that the workforce is ageing. We are also seeing changes in the needs of the workforce, with more workers needing time out of work for various reasons at different points in their career. How can we ensure we are not missing or excluding this talent?

Visa Recognized in Top Diversity and Inclusion Indexes

Visa Earned a Perfect Score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ Equality and Is Featured in Diversity Best Practices’ “Inclusion Index.”
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This week, Visa received recognition from two notable organizations, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) and Diversity Best Practices (DBP), a division of Working Mother Media, for the company’s work in championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

CBRE Debuts Women's Network Simulcast Featuring "A Conversation with Amy Cuddy"

Live event viewed by thousands of members worldwide
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LOS ANGELES, November 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE hosted its first-ever simulcast for members of the CBRE Women’s Network, on November 9. The live-streaming presentation, called "A Conversation with Amy Cuddy," was viewed by more than 3,000 CBRE women and men across the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Australia. 

CBRE Hosts Women Leaders at "Power of We" Conference

Event gathers senior women at CBRE and top women real estate executives to promote career and business success
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LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE hosted its first "Power of WE" Conference on November 14-15 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Power of WE, which stands for Women Excelling, was organized by the CBRE Women's Network for the company's most senior business women and the top women executives from its client companies. The conference featured workshops, discussions and networking opportunities at which they could explore ideas and trends in commercial real estate, and discover new ways to continue excelling in their careers.

Fourteen Booz Allen Women Honored with Women of Color in STEM Awards

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Fourteen Booz Allen Hamilton women were honored as Technology Rising Stars and All-Stars at the 2017 Women of Color in STEM Conference, held in October in Detroit, MI. These women join nearly 250 of their Booz Allen colleagues who have been recognized with Women of Color in STEM awards since 2004.

Imagining your own career in STEM? We asked a few of the Booz Allen leaders honored at this year’s award ceremony to tell us a little bit about how they got where they are.

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