Health Equity Advisory to further the goal of prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion
NEW YORK, January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute today announced the launch of its new IWBI Health Equity Advisory to help accelerate its vision for everyone to have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. The Advisory will work to identify, codify and scale strategies that can be used by buildings, businesses and communities around the world to help achieve this vision.
The Advisory will be led by a global group of prestigious co-chairs representing diverse areas of expertise and perspectives, including:
2020 marked a year of new partnerships and practices aimed at addressing systemic inequities in hiring and talent management.
Creating better experiences for patients and customers starts with our people. A number of partnerships launched in 2020 are providing new opportunities to address systemic inequities in hiring and talent management processes, and accelerate progress in advancing inclusion, diversity and equity.
Booz Allen Hamilton founders Edwin Booz and Jim Allen believed that the values of corporate and individual citizenship make our communities better for all. Today, the firm is building on that vision by investing in social innovation and partnering with organizations that share Booz Allen’s values.
In honor of International Human Rights Day (IHRD) on Dec. 10, Invesco hosted a virtual employee event with Adah Parris, a futurist, storyteller and cultural strategist, to share her perspective.
A polymath and enthusiastic curator of people, patterns and stories, Adah was recognized as one of the UK’s Top 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Leaders in Technology in 2018. And in 2019, she was nominated by Google as one of the TED Talks Global Emerging Innovators.
2020 was undisputedly a year like none other. What started off with widespread wildfires in Australia was soon eclipsed by the COVID-19 pandemic, followed in quick succession by economic uncertainty, growing racial inequity and unrest, political divisiveness – and the most active hurricane season on record.
NEW YORK, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced that it has been named one of the top 25 companies in the S&P 500 Index for gender equality by Equileap. Out of the 500 companies, MetLife ranked No. 15 – well within the top 5% overall.
DALLAS, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Global Investors, the global real assets investment management firm, has been accredited with the National Equality Standard (NES), a globally recognized and utilized diversity certification developed by Ernst & Young LLP (EY) in conjunction with the Home Office and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) in the UK.
Research shows that diverse teams solve problems faster and that flexible workplaces attract talent, improve productivity, and increase employee satisfaction. The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance works toward positive change in all these areas—advocating for inclusion and diversity in the workplace and promoting flexible work schedules and fair hiring practices.
With the economic strain of the pandemic causing people to give less and in different ways, events like GivingTuesday are even more important than ever. While point of sale donations may be seeing a decline, the virtual nature of GivingTuesday means individuals can donate from their laptops or in their homes, which is especially important as COVID cases rise.