SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Working Capital Supply Chain Innovation Fund (WCIF), an early-stage venture fund that is addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers in global supply chains, today released its 2020 Impact Report. The report outlines the Fund’s process for impact measurement and management, progress to date, lessons learned, and future growth opportunities.
by Lauren Cole, Senior Digital Communications Specialist
Immanuel Umoren has been a communicator all his life. Growing up in Nigeria, he starred in plays, performed in shows, and emceed events every chance he got. Communicating with people has been a common thread throughout his life -- he's always loved the stage.
“As Scouts, we have to be smart, cautious, and aware when navigating the internet…just as we need to be smart, cautious, and aware when safely navigating mountain trails.” -Booz Allen Senior Vice President Jennie Brooks
Executives from Comcast Corporation and Comcast’s Western New England Region, which serves 300 communities in Connecticut, Vermont, western Massachusetts, western New Hampshire and New York, recently held a virtual summit on the topic of veterans to raise awareness of the impact the digital divide has on them. As part of the event, Comcast also announced several donations worth more than $220,000 to support digital inclusion efforts in Connecticut, Vermont and western Massachusetts.
For Kimberly-Clark employee Jim King, his work with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures has given him a different perspective on how we define success, and what it means to lead with care.
Jim King never takes his ability to walk, see or hear for granted. For the past three years, he has volunteered as a ski coach with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures, which provides life-enhancing outdoor recreation for over 3,600 youth and adults in Utah with disabilities.
As Veterans & Military Families Month comes to a close, a new T-Mobile employee shares her experience being married to the military, and how she found a support system inside the company.
By Logan Mayo, T-Mobile Stories
Last year, I got married in a library three weeks after I got engaged. Before you think this was a choice to be eclectic and hip, let me explain.
My husband is an active-duty Special Operations soldier in the Army. Planning the big wedding we wanted around his shifting responsibilities of team training and permanent change of station (PCS) date was impossible. We tried again for this coming summer — hoped, really — but found out he would be deployed through the following fall.
In order to focus on and expand the perspectives of diversity and foster a culture of inclusion, CNH Industrial held a week dedicated to Diversity at all of its facilities in Brazil and Argentina. The virtual event was aimed at all company employees and addressed the issues of “Masculinity and self-care”, “Ethnic-racial equity” and “Inclusive Culture”.
CNH Industrial has won the AB Diversity Award in Brazil for the second consecutive year. The award is conferred jointly by MHD Consultoria and Automotive Business, a Brazilian publishing house, that recognizes companies that have been working to promote diversity and inclusion. The winning companies stood out for the practices noted during the August Automotive Sector: Work and Sentiment, survey.
From HBCU outreach to strategic seed fund investing, these five luminaries are leading the way toward a more diverse, inclusive Silicon Valley.
The tech industry has long been a beacon for change agents. But the disruptors, the innovators, and the inventors most lauded for their work are a reflection of the racial biases of our broader culture — that is, they are white, and usually men.