Before he graduated from George Washington University (GWU) with a master’s degree in public health, Chris Khanoyan volunteered to work for the Livestrong Foundation by driving his own vehicle to provide transportation for patients affected by cancer. That was when the obstacles of being deaf truly hit him. As the driver with patients, he was unable to read lips or speak with them. He struggled to communicate and fully connect with the patients he transported to and from the hospital.
"Striving for gender parity is more than a business mandate, it serves as a steward of the company culture." Joe Simms, Vice President of Human Resources at Stanley Black & Decker, explains why he stands for #EqualEverywhere.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that raises awareness about employment for people with disabilities and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.
This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM, which is administered by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The observance culminates the department’s commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that PepsiCo and Target Corp. will serve as co-host sponsors for its annual Leadership Pipeline Program being held November 10, 2020. This year’s program theme is Effective Leadership: The Future is Now, which will focus on helping mid-level managers position themselves for future executive positions in Corporate America.
October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate women from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive world.
In recognition of this month of celebration, two of Eldorado Gold’s employees, Gülsüm Akkaya, and Yelda Temizci, who both work at our operations in Turkey, were selected to highlight the achievements made by women in mining companies, by the Mining Association of Canada.
By Julie Walsh Senior Vice President Corporate Secretary and Chief Corporate Governance Officer at Scotiabank in Toronto, Canada
Scotiabank has long been committed to board diversity and has taken great strides to achieve it. We first adopted a board diversity policy in 2013, setting out our gender diversity goals but also defining diversity broadly across a range of characteristics.
Today, 46% of our directors are women, and we have consistently had more than 20% women board members since 2004.
But there are other equally important ways that companies can contribute in order to support women, their careers and their ascension to boards.
Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.
The new parameters defined by a global pandemic have pushed us to reveal versions of ourselves that don’t fit the standard definition of professional. Why does the lack of polish feel so compelling? In the waves of uncertainty, faced with hard choices, and brought face to face with just how privileged we actually are as knowledge workers – it’s easier to connect with that which is perceived as more“human.”
In this video series, we’re sharing more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.
Government & Stakeholder Relations Manager Tyler Hopson and Indigenous Engagement Coordinator Earl Greyeyes explain Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance Target on 15% Indigenous representation.