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General Mills Celebrates International Day of the Girl

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This International Day of the Girl, General Mills is proud to join with CARE in celebrating the resilience and strength of women and girls everywhere. Through our partnership with CARE in cocoa-growing communities in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, we are empowering farmers to improve the well-being of their families and communities, including helping their daughters pursue an education and fulfill their dreams.

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Comcast Corporation Promotes Dalila Wilson-Scott to Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Comcast Corporation today announced it has promoted Dalila Wilson-Scott to Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian L. Roberts.
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PHILADELPHIA, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Effective today, Ms. Wilson-Scott will oversee all Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion activities for the corporation. She will also continue to lead the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation and the company’s community impact work.

CBRE Group, Inc. Announces $3 Billion Commitment to Supplier Diversity

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Los Angeles, October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. today announced a pledge to spend $1 billion with diverse suppliers in 2021 and to grow this spend to $3 billion in five years.

By achieving these goals, CBRE will substantially increase its engagement and partnerships with businesses that are certified as owned by underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, veterans, LGBTQ and disabled individuals. The company is also committed to increasing support for small businesses.

Anita Defrantz: “It Was One of Those Moments That Changed the World”

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The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, was a landmark moment for the global agenda for gender equality. It also proved a significant turning point for women’s sport, with the ground-breaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action recognising the vital role that sport plays in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.

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The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, was a landmark moment for the global agenda for gender equality. It also proved a significant turning point for women’s sport, with the ground-breaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action recognising the vital role that sport plays in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.

How Can Pro Bono Counter Inequities in Nonprofit Funding?

[Webinar] Explore systemic inequity in philanthropy and how pro bono can make a difference.
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Inequity in the Nonprofit Funding Gap: How Strategic Pro Bono Can Help Counter Systemic Inequity

There is a funding gap in the nonprofit world—a gap that is deepened by systemic inequity, particularly for nonprofit leaders of color. Pro bono is one tool we can use to help bridge that gap.
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Register now to join us for our Pro Bono Week webinar Inequities in the Funding Gap (Tuesday, October 27, 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT), where we’ll explore systemic inequities in philanthropy and how strategic pro bono support can be used to counter them.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Social Justice Fund: Creating Pathways to Move Forward Together

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. It’s about empowering everyone to be active and engaged citizens in their communities because we believe social change only happens when many people choose to take action.

Merck Named to Working Mother Best Companies Lists

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Merck is proud to be named one of Working Mother's 100 best companies for 2020, a distinction we've been honored to receive for more than 30 years running, and a 2020 Best Companies for Dads, for the third consecutive year.  With a focus on forward-thinking programs supporting parental leave, family support, flexibility and career development, these recognitions are proof of the company’s co

Sports Federations Leading the Way to Increase Percentage of Female Coaches and Technical Officials

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Sessions three and four of the IOC’s gender equality webinar series – hosted live on 14 September and now available online – highlighted some of the great work International Federations (IFs) are doing to develop their pool of female coaches and technical officials, and provided concrete guidelines and tools for others to use. 

 
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Sessions three and four of the IOC’s gender equality webinar series – hosted live on 14 September and now available online – highlighted some of the great work International Federations (IFs) are doing to develop their pool of female coaches and technical officials, and provided concrete guidelines and tools for others to use. 

 

HP Inc. and The LAGRANT Foundation Launch Technology + Social Innovation Program to Increase Diversity in Communications

Inaugural program focuses on creating career opportunities for diverse communications talent; Builds on HP’s broader efforts including ongoing program with Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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  • HP is partnering with The LAGRANT Foundation to launch a three-year program to support early-career professionals in journalism, communications and digital content creation.
  • Participants will gain practical experience and mentorship working with HP’s global team to become versed in strategic communications, employee engagement and social impact programs.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to take business communications courses on HP LIFE, a global online program providing business and IT leadership skills.
  • HP will amplify the program by extending it to its network of PR agency partners. 
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News highlights:

  • HP is partnering with The LAGRANT Foundation to launch a three-year program to support early-career professionals in journalism, communications and digital content creation.
  • Participants will gain practical experience and mentorship working with HP’s global team to become versed in strategic communications, employee engagement and social impact programs.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to take business communications courses on HP LIFE, a global online program providing business and IT leadership skills.
  • HP will amplify the program by extending it to its network of PR agency partners. 

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