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Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

Impact Makers: Xcel Energy Foundation

Creating Process Efficiencies to Fuel Greater Impact for Local Communities
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The Xcel Energy Foundation oversees all charitable activities and sponsors the volunteer programs of Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. 

Merck Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2020

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Merck has been named to Forbes magazine’s America's Best Employers for Diversity 2020 list. In collaboration with analytics firm Statista, Forbes identified The Best Employers for Diversity through an independent survey of 60,000 U.S.

Duke Energy Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

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  • Company scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s annual scorecard of LGBTQ Workplace Equality for third year
  • Earns ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ distinction.
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  • Company scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s annual scorecard of LGBTQ Workplace Equality for third year
  • Earns ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ distinction.

Connecting Employee Communities at Qualcomm

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Qualcomm Employee Networks (ENs) are employee-driven, enterprise-supported networks, promoting the professional growth of our employees. They support the communities in which we do business, offer collaboration and encouragement among employees and promote and demonstrate inclusion and diversity at Qualcomm.

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AbilityQ aims to address and support the unique needs of employees with disabilities and employees who are caregivers of those with special needs.

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Albertsons Companies Executive Presents Diversity Webinar

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Don’t miss an enlightening and empowering webinar by Jonathan Mayes, Senior Vice President, External Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer at Albertsons Companies. “8 Types of Unconscious Bias and How to Fight Them” will focus on the most common forms of bias, and how we can identify and remove these barriers. The webinar is hosted by Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (WISE). Sign up here (Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 10 – 11am PST).

Merck Named to 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Company Joins 325 Companies from Around the Globe on Prestigious List
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Merck has been named to the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which recognizes companies committed to transparency in disclosing gender-related metrics and investment in workplace gender equality. The third annual index includes 325 companies spanning 50 industries headquartered across 42 countries.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Earns 100% on Corporate Equality Index for 14th Consecutive Year

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We’re proud to have earned 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for the 14th consecutive year. We strive to create a diverse workplace where colleagues bring their authentic selves to work each day.

See the full report here.

Power Value: Inclusion and Diversity

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Here at NRG, we bring the power of energy to people and organizations. Our energy serves many customers including those who wear an NRG badge every day. As the NRG power values are our driving force, our employees aim to empower these values every day.

Realism About Reskilling

Learn about new research from the Brookings’ Workforce of the Future initiative on upgrading the career prospects of America’s low-wage workers.
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Every person deserves the opportunity for dignified employment that provides living wages and potential for advancement. However, for many in America today, this is far from reality, as they are caught in a cycle of low-wage work, earning poverty wages and unable to move up in the economy.

Local leaders, firms and workers need to adapt quickly to keep pace with rapid technological innovation and its transformative impact on the U.S. economy. Using reskilling as a focal point, this report aims to provide policymakers with tools to do so by answering the following questions:

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