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AEG’s STAPLES Center to Offer Sensory Safety Kits

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LOS ANGELES, September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AEG’s STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles has teamed up with Life is Washable, Inc. to provide “Sensory Safety Kits” for the arena’s events to give guests with Autism, Dementia or a Traumatic Brain Injury the best fan experience in Los Angeles. 

UN and De Beers Join Forces to Open Doors for Women

De Beers Group has announced a US$3 million partnership with UN Women to improve the prospects of women and girls in its producer countries.
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The company will also seek to accelerate the advancement of women in its organisation and ensure its consumer brands are a positive force for supporting gender equality through its marketing campaigns.

In recognition of De Beers Group’s commitment to women’s equality, CEO Bruce Cleaver has been named one of eight UN Women ‘HeForShe’ Thematic Champions, an appointment announced by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women.

Announcing Twitter Chat: “the Skills Mismatch: Approaching a Collective Strategy” With the Dow Chemical Company, Sap, Dreamoval Foundation, and Making Cents International

When & Where: Wed, 10/4 at 11 AM, ET on #GEFlive
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When: Wed, 10/4, 11 AM, ET Where: #GEFlive on Twitter 

The “skills mismatch” challenge is overwhelming. The proportion of youth that is both unemployed and without formal education or training has continued a steep upward trend since 2008. In spite of the swelling population of youth ready to begin their careers, thousands of employers are having a difficult time filling open positions. 

Creating and Reinforcing a Culture of Inclusion

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Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley was optimistic at Fortunem agazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit in October 2016. “I’m having more conversations with more people about inclusion and diversity than I’ve ever had in my career, and I’m really encouraged by that,” said Donna, who has championed on- and off-screen diversity throughout her tenure at the studio.

Delivering on the Dream of Diversity

We cannot reap the benefits of a diverse workforce without doing everything in our power to ensure all people have the opportunity to reach their potential.
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David Abney | UPS 

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Join us in celebrating the generations of Hispanics enriching the world of today and tomorrow.

These days, hot-button issues, hot tempers and heated debates seem to rule the day.

It’s because we live in a divided nation that’s becoming even more divided.

TCS is a Proud Sponsor of Oracle’s Inclusive Leadership Summit at OpenWorld

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Rapid technology advancements are changing conventional work paradigms and helping bridge geographical and cultural divides. Today’s workplace is extremely diverse – bringing together people from different ages, cultures, ethnicities, geographies and more. Success now depends on how leaders can help people grow and realize their full potential – both as individuals and as part of the teams they work with.

Inclusion Remains a Top Priority for Today’s Evolving Workforce, Says New Deloitte – Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative Report

Eighty percent of respondents in a recent survey indicated inclusion is important when choosing an employer; across generations, professionals are seeking a culture of authenticity, flexibility and purpose
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NEW YORK, September 26, 2017/3BL Media/ – As today’s workforce continues to evolve, professionals across generations cite inclusion as a key factor in determining whether they join, stay, or leave an organization.

Women Need to Be Confident in Their Ability, Says De Beers' Esther Oberbeck

There’s never been a better time to be a woman at De Beers Group, says Head of Strategy Esther Oberbeck, but don’t shy away from making your ambitions clear.
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Tell us a bit about your life and career before you joined De Beers Group

I always wanted to work in an international environment. I first trained as a lawyer in São Paulo, Brazil (where I grew up) and in Washington DC, hoping to join the diplomatic service. After giving up on this idea, I came to London to complete an MBA at London Business School, then joined the US consulting firm Booz & Co, where I worked for about six years.

What attracted you to De Beers Group and which roles have you undertaken?

Tetra Tech Celebrates International Day of Democracy

Celebrating sustainable approaches to democratic governance on the 9th annual International Day of Democracy
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Gerardo Berthin, senior associate focused on democracy and governance for Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the importance of raising awareness about democracy’s role in promoting respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law.

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Gerardo Berthin, senior associate focused on democracy and governance for Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the importance of raising awareness about democracy’s role in promoting respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law.

The Right to Education Index

Tracking Progress Against Sustainable Development Goal 4
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As of 2013, 59 million children are still missing out on primary school—and not because they’re playing hooky. Although the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have prompted increases in primary school enrollment worldwide, gaps remain in achieving the right to education for all, particularly related to education quality and completion of secondary education. For youth entering the workforce, the gaps result in limited employable skills.

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