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Multiply It: Fostering Diversity & Inclusion

By Lynne Doherty, Senior VP, US Commercial Sales
Blog

Last month, the Business Roundtable modernized its principles on the role of a corporation. The purpose for many corporations now encompasses this list: value for customers, investing in employees, fostering diversity and inclusion, dealing fairly and ethically with suppliers, supporting the communities in which we work, and protecting the environment.

Moody’s Foundation and WEConnect International Launch a Financial Training Program for Women Business Owners in Canada

Press Release

(Toronto, Canada) <Date> — Today 25 women business owners in Canada will join a select group of graduates from the “Financing Your Growing Business” Training Boot Camp. The Training Program is implemented in partnership with WEConnect International and Moody’s Corporation through the Reshape TomorrowTM initiative.

Vending Machines That Dispense Books: A Creative Solution to the 'Summer Slide'

Words by Susan Neuman
Article

This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

As the school year gets into full swing, students all over the country are excitedly telling their classmates and teachers how they spent their summer vacations. For thousands of kids in New York City, that story now includes plenty of time spent with free books from JetBlue’s Soar with Reading program. This summer, JetBlue placed free book vending machines in areas identified as “book deserts” in every New York City borough including two in Queens. 

HanesBrands ‘Faces’ Breast Cancer With National In-Store Campaign Designed to Raise Awareness About the Disease

During October, HanesBrands’ retail outlets in the United States and Puerto Rico are featuring eight company employees whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer in different ways
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some are survivors, some are warriors. Others are preventers, still others are supporters. But all eight of the HanesBrands employees “facing” breast cancer in the company’s national, in-store awareness campaign have been touched by the disease. 

Green STEM Career Education Initiative Partners With Ingersoll Rand’s Trane and Thermo King Brands

Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is pleased to announce it will partner with Ingersoll Rand’s Thermo King® and Trane® businesses to further its national climate change education Green STEM Career initiative for the 2019-2020 year.

Sodexo Recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine as One of the Top Disability-Friendly Companies

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 01, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine on their Best of the Best list as a Top Disability-Friendly Company.

GM Named One of the Top Companies Globally for Gender Equality

Press Release

October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors has once again been recognized as one of the top companies globally for gender equality. GM is ranked No. 2 in the U.S. and 11 in the world. GM remains the only automotive company ranked in the top 100. The study was conducted by Equileap, an organization aiming to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace.

Publicis Groupe’s Renetta McCann Speaks at Viacom's Inclusion Week: ‘Organizations Are Temples for Power and Privilege.’

A career change agent describes the limits of imagination.
Article

By Kelby Clark

Renetta McCann, a 30-veteran of the advertising industry, is honest about the privileges and pitfalls of being a diverse executive.

“I cannot walk into an industry event today and not see someone whose career I’ve touched in some way. It’s almost impossible,” said McCann during an on-stage discussion last week with Louis Carr, president of media sales for BET Networks. But, “the demands of being Superwoman and putting everything on [my] shoulders caused me to compromise my mental health.”

United Nations Global Compact Targets Gender Equality

New initiative aims to increase women’s representation and leadership in business
Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 1 October 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced a new global initiative to increase women's representation and leadership in business.

Cyber is Not For You Because You Are a Mom

Cyber warrior Avneet Hall reduces cyber threats while smashing glass ceilings
Blog

By Avneet Hall, Symantec Cyber Career Connection Graduate

One of the first things I heard as I began my career in cybersecurity was, “Cyber is not for you because you’re a mom.” I was also told, “You’ll never see your kids.” As a first time mother of a six-week old baby, I had doubts about starting my cyber career. But, I thought about all of the women and mothers who are doctors, surgeons, and military commanders and decided, if they can do those jobs, I’m sure I can do this one.

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