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America's Best Employers For Diversity

Jeff Kauflin, Forbes Staff
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Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the definitive list of the best employers for diversity in America. Statista surveyed 30,000 U.S. employees in August 2017 to inform the list, asking questions about diversity, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. Responses among underrepresented ethnic minorities, women and people aged 50 and older received greater weight in the ranking.  

10 Reasons Why Schneider Electric Integrates the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, features among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Based on a detailed self-disclosure survey, the index provides a unique barometer of gender-equality performance across all sectors worldwide.

PNC Financial Services Included in Bloomberg’s First Sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index

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PNC Financial Services announced today that it is one of over 100 companies from ten sectors to join the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Launched January 22, 2018, the reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement and gender-conscious product offerings.

The sector-neutral Bloomberg GEI follows the release of the Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), launched in 2016. PNC was listed on the 2016 BFGEI, as well.

Sodexo’s Healthcare CEO in North America Named Among Powerful Executives by BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine

Aster Angagaw, CEO of Healthcare North America, Makes “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” List for Outstanding Leadership in a Public Company
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, announced today that Aster Angagaw, CEO, Healthcare North America, Sodexo, was named as one of the 300 “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” by BLACK ENTERPRISE.

Voya Financial Joins First Industry-Neutral Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) announced that it is one of 104 companies to be included in the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) in recognition of Voya’s strong commitment to gender equality. The index measures gender parity at companies across industries and around the globe using internal, company-provided statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

104 Companies Included in First Sector-Neutral Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Membership Doubles As Bloomberg Expands 2018 Gender-Equality Index to All Sectors
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NEW YORK, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Over 100 companies from ten sectors headquartered in 24 countries and regions joined the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Launched today, the reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

Finding Their Voice: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Civic Engagement in Afghanistan

Strengthening local government, increasing accountability, and improving service delivery by helping citizens engage with their representatives
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Stephanie Cálves, an associate in the Democracy and Governance sector with Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the use of social media to increase citizen engagement and participation in governance in Afghanistan. Across all of its international development projects, Tetra Tech works to ensure that projects are implementing technology that is fit-for-purpose, demand-driven, and builds local capacity. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Stephanie Cálves, an associate in the Democracy and Governance sector with Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the use of social media to increase citizen engagement and participation in governance in Afghanistan. Across all of its international development projects, Tetra Tech works to ensure that projects are implementing technology that is fit-for-purpose, demand-driven, and builds local capacity. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Keeping the Dream Alive

What does Martin Luther King Jr. mean to young people?
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By Mary Burich

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Hormel Foods is helping young people continue his work.

Marina Bay Sands: An Inclusive Workplace

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After a decade of service in the consumer goods sales line, 63-year-old Lee Poh Tee joined Marina Bay Sands earlier this year as a Valet Cashier in the Transportation department as she wanted to branch out of her comfort zone.  However, her supervisors realized that she was having difficulties performing her duties as she was unable to hear the phone ring.

Hands-on Learning Leads to an IT Career

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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To prepare for CCNA certification Nurayy Guerler, 32, studied networking hardware with her hands at SFZ Förderzentrum Academy in Chemnitz, Germany, a vocational training center for people with visual impairments. Though Nuray is legally blind, she is now a successful IT trainer at an engineering office.

Ears-on, Hands-on Training

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