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How Barclays Helps Prepare People for the Workplace

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In 2017 Barclays helped upskill 2.1m people through our flagship LifeSkills and Connect with Work programmes.

The challenge: The global labour market is undergoing major structural changes with far-reaching implications for future workforces.

Our ambition: We aim to address unemployment by focusing on three key areas - upskilling, training and creating employment.

Read about our access to employment progress in our ESG Report.

How HP Is Supporting Female Leaders in India

One HP employee’s idea became a program that supported dozens of women's professional development.
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by Christian Hicks, a member of HP’s Employee Experience team

Nearly half of India’s 1.3 billion people are women. Yet women comprise only one-third of HP employees in India—and just 15 percent are managers.

When HP’s Nanditha Seetharamaiah learned about this inequality, she decided to do something about it.

In Search of the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

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GreenBiz Group, in partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is opening nominations for the 2018 class of "30 Under 30" honorees, showcasing the next generation of sustainable business leaders.

The annual editorial feature shines a light on up-and-coming young professionals working in sustainability inside large and small companies as well as government and the nonprofit sector. The article, to be published June 4 on GreenBiz.com, will feature a diverse group from around the world.

7 Reasons Cisco Employees Love Where They Work

by Casie Shimansky, Social Media Manager, Talent Brand
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How can you tell Cisco employees love where they work – and that you might love working here too? There’s a contest for that.

The third annual #WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork contest kicked off on January 17th at the Cisco Beat (our all-employee monthly meeting) and ended February 23rd. We received about 2000 entries from around the globe (and the core team behind this content expects to have lots of coffee and many hard choices in selecting the winners.) This contest is just one of the reasons WE #LoveWhereYouWork.

Bechtel and JA Inspire Girls to Dream Big and Think Differently About STEM Careers

At Bechtel, we’re stepping forward with our nonprofit partners to influence girls early in their education, to encourage them to dream big about STEM careers, and to change the future of our world.
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Lowest 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit Prices End on Friday!

New speakers & sessions announced
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Inspire. Innovate. Act.

The challenges the world faces in 2018 require bold thinking and large-scale transformational change.

Business has the power to lead that change and shared value is the key strategy that executives have to make it happen in an impactful and profitable way.

Empowering Women in the Workplace: Female Employees Fast Tracked From Line Workers to Supervisors

Bangladeshi garment company DBL Group supporting career progression of its female employees through accelerated leadership training programme
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By Mashook Mujib Chowdhury, Deputy Manager, Sustainability, at DBL Group

Mohawk Group’s Lichen Honored by BGIS With Sustainable Product Award

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MARKHAM, Ontario, February 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group’s Lichen carpet plank collection, which merges leading concepts in biophilic design and sustainability, was recently honored by BGIS with the Sustainable Product Award at its An Inspired Future event. The accolade was given on-site at the fifth biennial conference, which took place last week at the Hilton Markham Suites & Conference Centre in Markham, Ontario.

BCtA Series WEBINAR 3 | Women’s Empowerment: Measuring Inclusive Business Impact

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What Can Business Do for Women and What Can Women Do for Business:

A Perspective from and for the Base of the Pyramid to Enhance Economic Opportunities for Women and Accelerate the Realization of the SDGs.

Tuesday 13th February 2018, 4:00-5:00 pm Istanbul time (GMT+3)

VIDEO | First Look: See How Mohawk Industries Champions Sustainable Flooring

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Did you know that 90 percent of our time is spent indoors? Surfaces we touch everyday impact indoor air quality and our health, so it’s critical we’re aware of the products surrounding us.

Mohawk Industries, a flooring manufacturer headquartered in Calhoun, Georgia, is committed to sustainability through better manufacturing and operations processes – providing products without negative impacts on our health and the planet’s health.

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