Senior Vice President for Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment Laetitia Daufenbach will join the 2018 Board of Directors for the Global Ageing Network.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in food service and facilities management, announced today that Laetitia Daufenbach, Senior Vice President, head of Strategic Planning and Projects of Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment, has been appointed to the Global Ageing Network’s 2018 Board of Directors. As a director, Daufenbach will work to improve best practices in aged care in order to enhance the quality of life of seniors worldwide.
By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership, CECP
By far the best thing CEOs and their companies can do to combat sexism, gender discrimination, and sexual misconduct–in short, to support women–is to put diverse women into half of the positions of power and leadership. This is how we resolve a foul, permissive culture.
Legg Mason has announced that it will offer US employees 12 weeks of parental leave to both men and women, effective January 1, 2018.
Expanding this benefit is consistent with Legg Mason’s efforts to improve diversity and inclusion across the company by treating all new parents equally – both male and female. All new parents with at least one year of service qualify for the benefit.
The company also announced that it will reimburse mothers who are traveling for business for expenses related to shipping breastmilk home for their children.
At Tupperware, we ignite a global community, especially women, to realize their best selves. #GivingTuesday is a global movement encouraging all of us to give. Give our time, our money, our goods and our voice. Tupperware leaders and friends are no strangers to those actions and with over 3 million sales force members worldwide, we see how those actions create confidence that radiates around the world.
With the passing of the 21st amendment in 1933, the United States repealed alcohol prohibition. Prior to the prohibition era, saloons had catered to an almost exclusively male clientele. So it took several years for distillers and brewers to catch on to the fact that women enjoyed drinking alcohol, as well. The first successful spirits marketing campaign that targeted women, for Crown Royal whiskey, was in 1939 – with the velvety purple pouch apparently meant to double as a jewelry bag. Fast forward to 2017, where cannabis prohibition is beginning to crumble state-by-state.
Reflecting on her interview with Robert Reiss, host of the CEO Forum, Lorna Donatone, CEO, Geographic Regions and Region Chair North America, Sodexo, addresses the need for workplace parity and how men and women in corporate America and beyond can advocate for gender equality in the workplace.
As the wild ride of 2017 comes to an end, we reflect on a year that was replete with loss and pain, but also a year when leading corporations have stepped up on major social issues.
Through CECP’s collaboration with 200+ companies, hundreds of monthly inquiries and discussions, proprietary surveys, and conversations with leading experts and on-the-ground practitioners, we see six trends as companies lead during these uncertain times.
By Alison DaSilva, Executive Vice President, Cone Communications
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.