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Driving Diversity and Inclusion in Telecoms

By: Jo Perrin
Blog

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.

A Q&A with Lee Jourdan, Chief Diversity Officer at Chevron

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by Kathy Gurchiek

Chevron, a global energy corporation involved in the oil, natural gas and geothermal energy industries, is building a different kind of energy source of its own—a diverse talent pipeline.

Building on Our Inclusive Heritage: How IBM Advocates for Diversity

We are dedicated to the success of all IBMers worldwide, through an inclusive workplace experience that supports their growth and well-being.
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Diversity of thought, experience and personal identity among IBMers improves our company’s innovation, agility, performance and engagement. This principle drives our efforts to have all IBMers feel safe and confident being their full selves at work — and to advocate for inclusion outside our company.

ON Semiconductor is Celebrating and Supporting Their LGBTQ+ Employees

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by  Sarabeth Knobel.

October is LGBTQ+ history month, a month in which we celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD). NCOD allows those in the LGBTQ+ community to publically announce and live their truth. ON Semiconductor and our diversity and inclusion initiative strives to foster an environment where all employees’ differences are embraced.

Superheroes Do Exist! ON Semiconductor Celebrates Wonder Woman, Billie Johnson

By Brianna Rice, Compliance and Ethics Program Manager
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In the fall of 2019, Professional Women’s Magazine recognized Billie Johnson, Principal Physical Design Engineer at ON Semiconductor Pocatello, for her exemplary contributions to her communities both inside and out of the workplace. While in her role at ON Semiconductor, Billie spends her time doing backend ASIC layout and works with the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program as a member of the global Compliance and Ethics Liaison (CEL) network.

Sodexo Scores Among the Highest in the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/  Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized in the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year, and has been named to the Index’s “Top 10 Percent” for scoring an 82 percent, among the highest of the 15

90 Percent of Gen Z Tired of How Negative and Divided Our Country Is Around Important Issues, According to Research by Porter Novelli/Cone

Marked increases in Gen Z’s belief companies must address hot-button issues like gun control and LGBTQ+ rights
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 23, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Nearly nine-in-10 (87%) of Gen Zers are worried for the environment and the planet, according to the 2019 Porter Novelli/Cone Gen Z Purpose Study. The study, surveying Americans ages 14-22, examines this emerging generation’s expectations of and attitudes toward company involvement in social and environmental issues – and the actions they are willing to take to positively impact topics they care about.

Stepping Up the Fight Against Discrimination

Two Whirlpool Corp. Employees Honored for New St. Joseph City Ordinance at EQMI Annual Gala.
Blog

The Equality Michigan Fall Reception on Friday, Sept. 13 was attended by 400 people and resulted in record-breaking fundraising for the annual gala. Emceed by WDIV-Detroit reporter Hank Winchester, the EQMI event hosted speakers including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, as well as keynote speaker, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

“It Was Important for Me to Not Hide This Part of My Identity.”

Blog

When I came to work at Intel, I was a contingent worker, and my partner at the time was a full-time Intel employee. Intel was offering insurance to same-sex couples for the first time. It was empowering, it was revolutionary, and it helped me make the decision to be open and honest from that point forward. So, in 1999, I came out at Intel. Read my story here.

FCA US Illuminates Pentastar on Top of Its Headquarters Tower Purple in Observance of National Coming Out Day and National Spirit Day

Summary: 
  • Observance to run October 11-17
  • Company to conduct workshops for employees focusing on such topics as bullying, cyberbullying and suicide prevention
  • Tribute builds on Company’s long-standing support of LGBTQ employees, communities and issues
Press Release
  • Observance to run October 11-17
  • Company to conduct workshops for employees focusing on such topics as bullying, cyberbullying and suicide prevention
  • Tribute builds on Company’s long-standing support of LGBTQ employees, communities and issues

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