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Board Diversity Case Study: A Tailored Program to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

By Julie Walsh Senior Vice President Corporate Secretary and Chief Corporate Governance Officer at Scotiabank in Toronto, Canada
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Scotiabank has long been committed to board diversity and has taken great strides to achieve it. We first adopted a board diversity policy in 2013, setting out our gender diversity goals but also defining diversity broadly across a range of characteristics.

Today, 46% of our directors are women, and we have consistently had more than 20% women board members since 2004.

But there are other equally important ways that companies can contribute in order to support women, their careers and their ascension to boards.

Booz Allen and Special Olympics of Virginia: Pulling Together for Disability Awareness Month

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Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.

Reciprocity and Corporate Social Justice

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The new parameters defined by a global pandemic have pushed us to reveal versions of ourselves that don’t fit the standard definition of professional. Why does the lack of polish feel so compelling? In the waves of uncertainty, faced with hard choices, and brought face to face with just how privileged we actually are as knowledge workers – it’s easier to connect with that which is perceived as more “human.”

Mosaic's 2025 ESG Performance Targets - Indigenous Engagement

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In this video series, we’re sharing more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.

Government & Stakeholder Relations Manager Tyler Hopson and Indigenous Engagement Coordinator Earl Greyeyes explain Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance Target on 15% Indigenous representation.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow Launches First-of-its-Kind, Standard-Setting Certification to Drive Action and Accountability on Black Equity in Corporate America

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) announced a first-of-its-kind certification—MLT Black Equity at Work—which establishes a clear and comprehensive Black equity standard for employers. The Certification provides the roadmap needed to enable employers to take a systematic, results-oriented approach toward achieving Black equity. 

Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and Lenfest Foundation Help Launch Pilot of Coded By Kids' OnE Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Coded By Kids announced lead partners Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Lenfest Foundation have invested nearly $1 million to launch the OnE Philadelphia (Opportunity and Equity for Philadelphia) initiative.

International Paper Fiber Supply Manager Accepts Diversity Leadership Award

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ROME, Ga., Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Congratulations to Alex Singleton, fiber supply manager, Industrial Packaging’s Rome Containerboard Mill, for being recognized with the Diversity Leadership Award for the Society of American Foresters (SAF). This award honors an SAF member who displays the ability, talent and skill to lead innovative and exemplary diversity and inclusion efforts.

Talking Accessibility—from Technology to Transit—with Booz Allen’s Eric Wright

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For many college grads, employment opportunities, affordable housing, cultural events, and even climate determine where they want to live next. For Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Eric Wright, what brought him to Washington, D.C. was its accessible Metro transit system.

Wright has cerebral palsy and needed a subway or other form of public transit to get to and from work.

Fifth Third Bank Named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Recognized for Creating an Inclusive Workplace
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CINCINNATI, October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has been named to the fourth annual Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index. The index helps organizations understand trends and gaps in demographic representation, creates a road map to drive internal change, and identifies diversity, equity and inclusion solutions to close the gaps. This is Fifth Third’s fourth time appearing on the index.

Social Justice and Equity, by Design

How Antionette Carroll started a movement for equity design, inspiring a new generation of designers and artists.
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