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Our Diversity and Inclusion Journey – A Year in Review

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Over the past five years, our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive workplace has evolved from a targeted focus on women to an intersectional program for all employees. While we continue to learn and iterate to provide the best environment for our employees to thrive, we are steadfast in our belief in the power of human difference. In order to harness that power, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) continues to be a critical business priority. We’ve taken an agile approach.

Help for Heroes

Symantec shows its support for military service members and veterans
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One of the biggest barriers for service members and veterans entering private sector careers is finding a way to market military skills in ways that fulfill the requirements of most civilian positions. Symantec’s mission is to keep the world’s information safe. Being the global leader in cyber security means we are uniquely positioned to protect against cybercrime, and veteran employees are uniquely positioned to help us combat these threats.

Pilita’s Story: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Help Each Other in Times of Need

Associate Support Fund raised $82,000 in 2018
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It started with a phone call

A phone call from Pilita’s son changed both their lives in 2015. He was serving in the U.S. Air Force overseas and was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was rushed back to the States to his home base in Idaho in order to begin cancer treatments immediately.

Pilita wanted to be with her son, but she was 2,000 miles away. “A plane ticket to Idaho is a big, unexpected expense,” she says. “I was worried about the cost, but I just had to get there.”

She received a helping hand

Johnson & Johnson Named a LinkedIn Top Company for 2019

The LinkedIn list recognizes companies in the U.S. where people most want to work. And this year, Johnson & Johnson is also featured on the Brazil, Japan and UK lists.
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Johnson & Johnson not only strives to provide its employees with industry-leading benefits—such as global parental leave and military leave

Black & Veatch CEO’s Signature Cements Commitment to Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Pledge signed by Steve Edwards enables a workplace that reflects “our clients and the world around us”
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Diverse and inclusive workplaces promote better decision making, economic growth and professional development. That’s why Black & Veatch announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Edwards has joined the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Trailblazing General Talks Balance and Innovation

LTG Gwendolyn Bingham headlines Booz Allen Hamilton Women’s History Month event
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As the military opens more roles to female servicemembers, the experience of those who first carved a path to leadership will be critical to the development of future leaders.  That’s why Booz Allen Hamilton welcomed U.S.

President Barack Obama Keynotes on Inclusion: The Time is Now

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DALLAS, February 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The National Diversity Council will host the 2019 National Diversity and Leadership Conference on April 8-12, 2019 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel and the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. This year’s theme is “Inclusion: The Time is Now.” The five-day conference will feature big-name keynote speakers such as President Barack Obama, award winning actress America Ferrera, General Colin Powell, and over sixty industry experts offering insight on the importance of diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

Consumers Energy Donates $100,000 to Michigan Veterans Trust Fund

By Brianne Twiddy
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Consumers Energy has donated $100,000 to the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund to help military veterans pay their heating bills this winter.

The gift is the largest single donation in the 73-year history of the trust fund, which operates within the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, according to Lindell Holm, MVTF director.

“Consumers Energy is committed to our Triple Bottom Line of people, planet and prosperity for everyone that we serve," Brian Rich, Consumers Energy’s senior vice president of customer experience, said in a news release. 

PayPal Named to Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2019

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We are pleased to announce that PayPal was once again named on the Forbes list of the Best Employers for Diversity in 2019. We consistently strive to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace year by year, and are excited to see continued results.

Read more about diversity at PayPal here.

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