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Northern Trust's Shundrawn Thomas Walks the Talk on Diversity in Financial Services

A role model and a mentor who believes in paying it forward and back
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By Jeff Benjamin

Recognizing the self-fulfilling prophecy that develops when lower-level minority employees don't see minority representation in the executive ranks, Mr. Thomas said more effort needs to be made across the industry.

"We've been very intentional at Northern Trust," he said. "We not only have to have diverse slates of candidates, but we also require diverse slates of people interviewing candidates."

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.

Hiring Neurodiverse Employees Refuels Service Stations

Press Release

For Chevron Stations Inc. (CSI) Manager Naomi Mata, employee safety meetings were important, but typically routine. However, the enthusiasm of two new employees, Carter Chavez and Nicholas van Wingerden, has become infectious for Mata and other employees at the Carpinteria, California, retail operation, making safety meetings far more engaging.

Building Networks for Second Chances

Blog

October is not usually a time for graduation ceremonies, and a police headquarters might be one of the last places for such an occasion.

Igniting Passion and Diversity in STEM

By Cody Sanford, EVP & CIO, T-Mobile
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It wasn’t until my first job out of college—one in the wireless business—that I developed a passion for technology and saw how STEM impacts everything we do. This was the spark that led me to fall in love with the network engineering elements of wireless, and the more immersed I got in the industry, the more exposed and interested I was in other components of technology.

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.

How Bacardi Is Developing a Pipeline of High-Performing Women Leaders

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Diverse cultures, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are celebrated at Bacardi and having a diverse workforce is part of the business strategy. The company’s Global Reflections program exists to power growth by uniting and unleashing talent that reflects the diversity of our consumers. Paula Glickenhaus, lead for Global Reflections, talks about how the Women in Leadership initiative focuses on the next generation of female leaders. Paula joins ChedHER to discuss how the spirits company is building a diverse workforce and why having females at the table is good for business.

How L’OCCITANE Promotes an Holistic Approach of Development in Favor of Its Women Producers in Burkina Faso

By Justine Humbert, Biodiversity & Sustainable Ingredients Specialist, L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE
Blog

It's quite something to be invited to New York to speak at the Business Call to Action Annual Forum. And it's a huge responsibility too, because I want to do justice to the women of Burkina Faso who work so hard to make shea butter for L'OCCITANE. Without them, I wouldn't have a success story to tell.
 
It was a humbling experience to meet these women in Burkina Faso and see how they live and work. From gathering the shea nuts through all the stages involved in making shea butter, it's a long, laborious process. I have nothing but respect for them.
 

Bridgestone Tire and Rubber Expertise Supports Barrier-Less Bus Access in Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athlete Village

Press Release

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer and the Official Tire Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today announced that its extensive tire and material expertise has helped produce a new solution that will deliver barrier-less bus access in the newly-constructed athlete village for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

How Sodexo is Swiping Out Hunger on Campus

Blog

Rachel Sumekh

Founder and CEO, Swipe Out Hunger

As the founder and CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, I’ve spent the past nine years devoted to a cause – ensuring all college students have access to nourishing meals.

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