DAVIDSON, N.C., December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) awarded Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, a perfect score of 100 percent in workplace equality on its 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the second consecutive year Ingersoll Rand has earned a perfect score on the index.
Company highlights accessible services, Diverse Leaders Program, and Accessibility Hackathon results
SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/– In honor of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is announcing the launch of the company’s Enterprise Accessibility Program Office. The office will coordinate and advocate for accessibility initiatives throughout the company to help deliver a positive and consistent team member and customer experience.
Wells Fargo’s five-year financial commitment will primarily focus on environmental sustainability, economic empowerment, and diversity and social inclusion
Wells Fargo has committed $50 million over the next five years to help address the economic, social, and environmental needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities. The company will expand philanthropy programs, work to improve products and services that meet the financial and banking needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities, award grants to national nonprofits serving these communities, and help create a greater awareness of their culture, history, and contributions.
Customer centricity is a win-win strategy no matter who your clients are; but for institutions looking to serve financially vulnerable populations around the world, such wins can have a tremendous positive impact on the economic livelihoods and future prosperity of their customers.
By Kristin Sakoda Deputy Commissioner & General Counsel, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and Edwin Torres, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
In July, the City of New York released CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive plan to establish New York City’s cultural roadmap for the next decade. The plan sets forth objectives and strategies for achieving a more inclusive, equitable, and resilient cultural ecosystem. It examines a number of issue areas including diversity, equity and inclusion, education, affordability, and health of the cultural sector that are essential to a vibrant, creative city.
Shundrawn Thomas, the new president of Northern Trust Asset Management, is the first person of color in 128 years in the senior management group at the bank and will help diversity efforts. "So, if you're a young person of color coming into the financial services industry and at a great company like Northern you don't see people like you at that (senior) level ... you might say well, what chance do I have?" he said.
A Wells Fargo grant is helping a Grammy award-winning artist continue to support the troops at Camp Southern Ground
Former Army Master Sgt. Orlando Aikens went to camp for a day and returned home with a clearer view of his future.
Thanks to Camp Southern Ground — founded by multiplatinum Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, of Zac Brown Band, to serve children and host programs for veterans and military families — Aikens’ Oct. 14 visit included hiking trails through more than 400 acres of pastureland and joining 14 other local veterans at a career-transition workshop.