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Sysco Continues Building Diverse and Inclusive Culture as Part of 2025 Goals

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At Sysco, we strive to increase the diversity of our workforce, reflecting the communities we serve at every level of our organization.

Our Commitment

Support and sustain an inclusive work environment that engages and enables a diverse workforce to drive customer service and loyalty and, ultimately, business growth.

Our Approach

Aflac Makes 2018 List of Best Employers for Latinos

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The U.S. Economy is picking up steam, and businesses are actively recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified employees. More and more leading companies place a premium on diversity and inclusion as they expand their workforces. What are the best opportunities for Latinos in this expanding market? Latino Leaders researched the top employers for Latinos, using such criteria as number of Latino employees; programs to recruit, promote and retain Latinos; outreach programs (both internal and external); and Latino representation in the boardroom, management and supply chain.

The Private Sector Is Crucial for Building a Diverse Workforce for the Future

by CECP: The CEO Force for Good
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The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

VIDEO | Boyle Column: Paul Endry Retains Optimism Despite Accident, Paralysis

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

Arrow Electronics Supports Concert and “Culture in Action Day” by Acclaimed Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

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Arrow Electronics supported renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s two-day visit to Denver, which included a sold-out concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater and a day of conversation and action around the unifying role of culture in communities.

VIDEO | How This Special Olympian Found Her Power

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Elizabeth "Liz" Hubert, 22, is a seasoned competitor.

She got into powerlifting about eight years ago. Since then, she’s competed at state, national and world events with the Special Olympics. Most recently, she represented Oklahoma at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games held July 1-6 in Seattle. 

Mars CMO: Marketing Industry Making Good Progress on Diversity

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In an interview with James Wright for CNBC, Andrew Clarke, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer at Mars discusses the work being done by marketers to boost diversity and protect endangered animals.

Watch the video here. 

 

Walmart Supports Future Leaders Through $2 Million in Funding to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Walmart awards $1 million both to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute to help provide internship opportunities on Capitol Hill for diverse youth
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Bentonville, Ark., July 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced $2 million in grants to organizations working to expand internship opportunities for diverse youth populations, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). The grants build on previous Walmart funding to the two nonprofits, bringing the company’s total investment to more than $6 million over the last several years.

JetBlue March in NYC Disability Pride Parade in support of Reaching Blue Heights Initiatives

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On July 15, JetBlue marched in the NYC Disability Pride Parade in support of JetBlue’s Reaching Blue Heights initiatives. Hosted by Disability Pride NYC, the parade’s purpose is to promote inclusion, awareness, and visibility of people with disabilities, and to redefine public perception of disability.

The Spark of Entrepreneurship + Whole Planet Foundation: Part I

First in a two-part guest blog series from Sophie Eckrich, a former Whole Planet Foundation intern and founder of Teysha.
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Ten years ago, I embarked for a life-changing journey as an intern for Whole Planet Foundation with their microfinance partner, Grameen Bank, in Panajachel, Guatemala. I was 19 years old, a rising Sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin, and I had no idea what to expect.

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