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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.

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Let's Crowd Source This: How to Get From Today’s Scandals to Workplace Parity?

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Reflecting on her interview with Robert Reiss, host of the CEO Forum, Lorna Donatone, CEO, Geographic Regions and Region Chair North America, Sodexo, addresses the need for workplace parity and how men and women in corporate America and beyond can advocate for gender equality in the workplace.

Sustainable Brands: Americans Want Brands to Help Them Live The Good Life

80% of consumers are loyal to businesses that help them live The Good Life
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Sustainable Brands®, in conjunction with Harris Poll and Carol Cone On Purpose and supported by Ketchum, recently released a comprehensive new report, Enabling the Good Life.

CBRE Group, Inc. Named One of Fortune’s 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity

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LOS ANGELES, December 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it was named a 2017 Best Workplace for Diversity in the United States by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®.

Ingersoll Rand Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for Second Year

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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.

Wells Fargo Launches Enterprise Accessibility Program Office

Company highlights accessible services, Diverse Leaders Program, and Accessibility Hackathon results
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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 Commits $50 Million to American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

Wells Fargo’s five-year financial commitment will primarily focus on environmental sustainability, economic empowerment, and diversity and social inclusion
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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.

Sharing Insights: Bringing a Customer-centric Focus to the Financial Inclusion Community

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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.  

CreateNYC: A Look at How NYC’s Cultural Roadmap Makes a Case for the Social Value of the Arts

By Kristin Sakoda Deputy Commissioner & General Counsel, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and Edwin Torres, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
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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.

Northern Trust Gets a New Leader

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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.

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