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Comerica Supports Growing Role of Women in Environmental Industry

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For the third consecutive year, Comerica Bank sponsored the Women In Green Forum’s annual conference in Los Angeles. The annual event promotes women’s leadership across the environmental industry and channels efforts to build a better world where both genders have equal access to and are involved in leadership and decision-making. Over the years, the Women In Green Forum has emerged as the premier conference series, highlighting women's impact on the environmental industry.

In Continued Effort to Enable Equal Visibility for Women, Secret Deodorant Commits to Boosting Attendance at Women’s Soccer Games, Purchasing 9,000 Seats at National Women’s Soccer League Home Games

As Part of a Continued Effort to Level the Playing Field for Female Athletes, Secret Will Help to Drive Local Turnout at Upcoming Pro Women’s Soccer Games
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CINCINNATI, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Secret Deodorant, a longtime champion of women’s equality and advocate for women in sports, announced today that it will continue to support female soccer players by helping to boost attendance and revenue at upcoming National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) games.

Inspiring Business Leaders to Explore New Horizons to Solve Today’s Sustainability Challenges

NAEM’s annual conference in Toronto will showcase the next horizon for environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) performance
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September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - To solve today’s sustainability challenges, business leaders will be called to build new skills, pitch fresh ideas and influence across silos. On October 15-18, more than 650 EHS&S leaders will come together in Toronto to share their latest strategies at NAEM’s annual Forum, an event designed to illuminate the path forward for the business community.

NAEM is the National Association for Environment, Health and Safety and Sustainability Management.

Scotiabank Recognized as Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies

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Today, Scotiabank was recognized with 20th place in the global “Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies” ranking, as part of the 2019 REFINITIV Diversity & Inclusion Index. One hundred companies have been ranked annually since 2016, with Scotiabank being listed with a the top 25 ranking this year, a 27-place improvement year over year.

Turning ‘Girls Who Code’ Into Women Who Work at Viacom

Viacom’s multi-year tech internship program helps young women launch careers.
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By Stuart Winchester

Lauren Clark and Emily Lo have a lot in common. Both entered Viacom’s Girls Who Code summer immersion program in 2015, its inaugural year. Both just wrapped up their third year of the company’s long-term internship program. And both major in computer science-related fields at upstate New York colleges.

And in multiple years of college-level technology instruction at two separate institutions, each has had exactly one female professor.

Scotiabank, Entre Las 10 Empresas DE América Latina a Favor DE La Equidad DE Género

“Gestión de objetivos, cultura y estructura organizacional y gestión de talento, algunos de los rubros que evaluaron al banco en materia equidad de genero.
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by KAREN GUZMÁN

Scotiabank fue reconocida por la empresa de consultoría Aequales como una de las diez instituciones más comprometidas en América Latina con la equidad de género en el marco de la quinta edición del

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FCA US Leads Charge in Automotive Supplier Diversity at 20th Annual MatchMaker Event

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  • “Collaborative Growth Initiative” created by FCA US and Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to support economic growth for minority-owned businesses
  • Detroit-based businesses attended custom events developed to help strengthen relationships and build their businesses
  • More than $3.5 billion generated in new business opportunities for MatchMaker exhibitors since inception in 1999
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  • “Collaborative Growth Initiative” created by FCA US and Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to support economic growth for minority-owned businesses
  • Detroit-based businesses attended custom events developed to help strengthen relationships and build their businesses
  • More than $3.5 billion generated in new business opportunities for MatchMaker exhibitors since inception in 1999

A Pet Pig and a Lifetime of Lessons on the Farm

By Ramona Kastenbauer
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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France, and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

For this post, we reached out to Ramona Kastenbauer, who grew up on a farm in rural central Minnesota and today uses life lessons she learned on the farm in her role as administrative services coordinator at General Mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For many guests at World Headquarters, Kastenbauer is the first person they will meet when they check in at the visitor reception desk. When you learn how she was raised, you’ll see why she’s a perfect representative of General Mills, as she lives and breathes our corporate values.

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France, and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

For this post, we reached out to Ramona Kastenbauer, who grew up on a farm in rural central Minnesota and today uses life lessons she learned on the farm in her role as administrative services coordinator at General Mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For many guests at World Headquarters, Kastenbauer is the first person they will meet when they check in at the visitor reception desk. When you learn how she was raised, you’ll see why she’s a perfect representative of General Mills, as she lives and breathes our corporate values.

Be Present, Be Persistent, and Stick to Your Values: Career Advice from Booz Allen CLO Nancy Laben

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Among the general counsel of Fortune 500 companies, 25% are women. Yet only one was named this year’s Top Corporate Counsel by WomenInc. Magazine, a media platform which has recognized women such as former Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and television producer Shonda Rhimes. 

And only one, it may be safe to assume, started her professional journey as a cheesemonger, learning valuable career lessons about being industrious, bringing value, and more while helping customers order goat cheese, gruyere, and more for their next party. 

Women in Payments Announces 2019 Award Nominees

Awards Dinner celebrating the best and brightest women in the Canadian payments industry to be held on September 18.
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TORONTO,  September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Women in Payments will honour six inspiring people with awards for their leadership in the payments ecosystem at the eighth annual Women in Payments Canada Symposium on September 18 and 19, 2019.

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