BOSTON, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jennifer James, Smart City Solutions Lead for Black & Veatch, has been selected to serve on the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities. The nonprofit global network promotes sustainable and resilient Smart City solutions by encouraging diplomacy and collaboration.
There have always been female warriors, and Women’s History Month is an appropriate time to remember them. While many civilians are aware that the number of women on active duty in all branches of service has risen dramatically, few know the extent of women’s service to our country, particularly in combat roles.
All CCOs are not created equally. But they’re getting closer.
After decades working alongside chief communications officers, I figured other corporate professional masquerading under the CCO acronym had little in common with the wordsmiths who manage corporate messaging.
That myth was exploded when I attended a gathering of the other CCO-- chief compliance officers – and realized their concerns about corporate reputation were completely aligned with the ink-stained wretches who manage comms.
This evening as I stepped off the shuttle from DCA to LGA I overheard a young female business traveler beside me say “Mommy just landed, I’ll be home soon to tuck you in and kiss you goodnight”. It made me smile. I can’t recount the number of times I’ve said that to my children and then prayed the traffic from NY to CT would cooperate enabling me to fulfill that promise. It got me thinking about just how many other female travelers around the world were making that exact promise at that moment, and what if anything can be done to help alleviate some of the stress and quite frankly “mommy
By identifying gaps in gender equality, the UN Global Compact works with C-suite business leaders to break gender bias and unlock growth
NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the United Nations Global Compact has launched the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) “Gender Gap Analysis Tool”, an online platform which helps global business leaders identify strengths, gaps and opportunities to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace and within the markets and communities they serve. The tool offers an assessment of a company’s progress in advancing gender equality, profiling companies as “Beginner”, “Improver,” “Achiever” or “Leader”.
Whirlpool, 100 Women Strong joins forces for gender equality
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/— Shannon Sigmund likes to talk about women’s rights and is the first to explain that feminism isn’t just for one gender.
The St. Joseph resident was among the dozens of women who gathered at Plank’s Tavern on the Water on Wednesday to take part in Tennies & Toasts. The public event was put on by the Women’s Network, a Whirlpool Corp. employee resource group, as a way to celebrate women and raise funds for 100 Women Strong.
In the light of International Women's Day, it is once again time to examine how gender equality has evolved in the past year. As a means to fight gender inequality and narrow the persistent gap, GRI helps businesses understand their impacts and take action to empower women in the workplace.
Weatherford is committed to diversity, in all the forms that that may take. This commitment is based on a genuine belief that a diverse workforce engenders diverse perspectives that are additive to our business culture. All of our programs are designed to promote access, inclusion, and equity with the ultimate aim of building a sustainably diverse organization at all levels.