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Building A More Inclusive Michigan Workforce

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Earning Recognition for Diversity and Inclusion Programs 

  • Recognized by Forbes® Magazine as Best Employer for Diversity in Michigan, best large employer in Michigan, and as the third best energy provider in the U.S.
     
  • Received a perfect score for the Corporate Equality Index on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality and Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality 2018.
     
  • Recognized again by Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for being a Gold Level Certified Veteran-Friendly Employer and received the third-ever Rising Star Award for being a premier Veteran organization in Michigan.
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Earning Recognition for Diversity and Inclusion Programs 

  • Recognized by Forbes® Magazine as Best Employer for Diversity in Michigan, best large employer in Michigan, and as the third best energy provider in the U.S.
     
  • Received a perfect score for the Corporate Equality Index on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality and Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality 2018.
     
  • Recognized again by Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for being a Gold Level Certified Veteran-Friendly Employer and received the third-ever Rising Star Award for being a premier Veteran organization in Michigan.

Culture Spotlight with Cass Averill: Sometimes Being Excluded Has Lifelong Effects

By Cass Averill, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Manager
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The Culture Spotlight series illuminates what culture means to us as individuals so we can collectively create the culture that supports us all.

We've all been excluded and made to feel less-than. And, we've all had someone stick up for us and make us feel like we belong. We've all had opportunities to step out of our comfort zone and be an ally for people who need our support. Culture doesn't happen to us; we create culture. 

Building Equality with The CBRE Ally Program

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The Ally Program at CBRE supports the LGBTQ community to enrich the lives of everyone, inside and outside of the workplace. In addition, The Ally Network group also provides an open-minded support system for conducting business while addressing the personal requirements of our  LGBT community. 
 
To learn more about our Allies, and CBRE’s Diversity & Inclusion programs, visit www.cbre.us/about/careers/diversity
 

Merck Foundation Announces Grant to American Cancer Society to Improve Access to Cancer Care in Resource-Limited Settings

$1.99 Million Grant Supports Patient Navigation Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa
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KENILWORTH, N.J., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) recently announced that the Foundation awarded a $1.99 million, five-year grant to ACS to improve support and access to care for people living with cancer in low-and-middle-income countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. This funding will help ACS further develop its capacity development approach to expanding patient navigation to countries with a growing burden of cancer.

Scotiabank Promotes Economic Inclusion and Gender Equality in Chile

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In February 2018, Scotiabank Chile was invited to share best practices for Gender Equality at the 4th Global Forum of Companies for Gender Equity, an event organized by the United Nations Development Program, the Government of Chile, UN Women and the International Labour Organization. Scotiabank Chile was the only private bank invited to participate in the meeting. 

Why Your Company Needs a Neurodiverse Workforce

by Amy Brown
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This article series is sponsored by DXC Technology and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Even as diversity and inclusion (D&I) becomes a corporate buzz phrase, neurodiversity is often left out of broader D&I conversations. So, what is neurodiversity, and why does it matter to business?  

How to Create a Pilot Program for Hiring Workers on the Autism Spectrum

by Amy Brown
Article

This article series is sponsored by DXC Technology and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Booz Allen Named Among Indeed’s Top-Rated Workplaces

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Work-life balance is good for both employees and employers. A Corporate Executive Board study of 50,000 global workers found that employees who believe they have a good work-life balance work 21 percent harder.

Comerica Bank Receives Cornerstone Award For Financial Education Program

Press Release

May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, presented a Cornerstone Award to Dallas-based Comerica Bank for its Gift of Knowledge project. Kevin Mondy, president and executive director of Project Still I Rise, accepted the award at the Texas Bankers Association’s 135th Annual Convention at the Fairmont in Austin.

Opening Doors Through a Mother’s Heart

From despair to hope, Iris Peralta found a new door opened, her life changed, and a new joy in being a mother, with help from a Florida program supported by Wells Fargo.
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With motors and machine tools surrounding her, Iris Peralta smiles as she wields a welding gun at her workstation. Her work on the factory floor is to create new specialty parts for high-end sports cars.

She dons her protective helmet, positions the welding wand, and works the sweet science of machining she has come to love. With steady precision, she shapes the metal parts that will help the cars run like a top.

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