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DevelopHer: Empowering Women in Asia

A mobile learning application paired with online mentoring helps women entrepreneurs become successful business owners
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

Mentoring Women in Business at Qualcomm

Using 3G Tablets to Train Women Entrepreneurs
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Domtar Board Members Recognized As WomenInc.’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Board Directors

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FORT MILL, S.C– January 8, 2019 – /3BL Media – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) congratulates three of its board members, Giannella Alvarez, Mary A. Winston and Pamela B. Strobel, on being named to WomenInc. Magazine’s list of 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors.

“We are extremely proud of this honor awarded to Giannella, Mary and Pamela and the value they bring to our board,” said Robert E. Apple, chair of the board. “We believe that an inclusive culture enhances each of our company values – agility, caring and innovation.”

eBay Spotlights Women Entrepreneurs in Central America

Shop unique, handcrafted goods this holiday season by women business owners from Central America.
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This holiday season, we’ve launched a new Central America Hub in partnership with the International Trade Centre (ITC) to spotlight unique, handcrafted goods from female entrepreneurs in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.

This new portal features a selection of jewelry, textiles, ceramics, leather and wood products — all handmade by more than 40 Central American artisans and designers.

Advancing Equity Through Culture and Strategy

By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
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CECP, over the past few years, has been advancing practices related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) both inside companies and with our companies’ external partnerships and community programs. In 2018, CECP released a research paper supported by the Walmart Foundation, and a group of companies continued to explore these topics through an Accelerate Community focused on Diversity and Inclusion. Simultaneously, Dr.

Tetra Tech, USAID, and Government of Malawi Increase Access to Secondary Schools

Launching the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project to expand classroom space, build new schools, and improve health conditions
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Tetra Tech joined Malawi President Peter Mutharika, U.S. Ambassador Robert Scott, representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Kawale Community to launch the USAID Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project. In October 2019, Tetra Tech and these leaders launched the USAID SEED Project at Kawale Community Day Secondary School.

Sodexo Participates in HACR’s Research Initiative Aimed at Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its participation in the 2019 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Sodexo received a five-star rating in HACR’s employment and governance pillars.

Intel’s Continued Commitment to Transparency and Equity at All Levels

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At Intel, we believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive culture are key to our evolution and to driving our growth. If we want to shape the future of technology, our workforce must be representative of that future. Transparency and open sharing of our data enable us to both celebrate our progress and confront our setbacks on that journey. We feel a sense of responsibility to continue to lead the industry in this space by raising the transparency bar for ourselves and, as a result, raising it for others.

Driving Diversity and Inclusion in Telecoms

By: Jo Perrin
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At the recent ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) meeting in London, Verizon’s Eric Cevis called for the world’s wholesale carrier leaders to come together to solve one of the telecommunication industry’s most pressing issues – diversity and inclusion. Eric proposed that the GLF sets up a working committee to focus on improving diversity and inclusion across the board – just as it has previously done with topics such as Security and Fraud.

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