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Asia Society Names Medtronic Top Employer

Company leaders say “success depends on creating an inclusive culture”
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Being honored as a top employer requires employees who help to create a unique culture every day.

“And that leads to innovation for the organization,” says Sophia Khan, senior director for global inclusion, diversity and engagement. “We are creating a diverse culture where we value all the ways we are unique – and it’s making a difference.”

Bloomberg's Erika Irish Brown Recognized by CollegeBound Initiative

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Erika Irish Brown was honored for her contributions to the finance industry at the 2018 CollegeBound Initiative (CBI) Celebration on Tuesday evening, May 15, 2018. CBI is a comprehensive college guidance program which empowers more than 18,000 young women and men to realize their higher education and life potential.

The event, which took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center, also honored Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, as well as CollegeBound Initiative Alumna Marjana Chowdhury, a Legal Analyst at BlackRock.

Here's How Six Companies Take The Lead Supporting Working Mothers

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VMware has distinguished itself among the 2017 JUST Capital Rankings as a leader in supporting working mothers.

The article, posted on Forbes, found that of the 875 companies ranked, VMware was among six companies that:

The PepsiCo Foundation Commits $4 Million to the Robin Hood Foundation to Support Education and Job Training for 20,000 Young Women and Girls in the Bronx

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PURCHASE, N.Y., May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The PepsiCo Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the Robin Hood Foundation – New York City's largest poverty-fighting organization – to support high-quality education and workforce training programs for young women and girls in the Bronx.

The PepsiCo Foundation Announces Grant to the Robin Hood Foundation

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The PepsiCo Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the Robin Hood Foundation – New York City's largest poverty-fighting organization – to support high-quality education and workforce training programs for young women and girls in the Bronx. The grant will fund initiatives to help 20,000 females ages 13-24 in the Bronx increase their earning potential, addressing an acute need in New York City's poorest borough in which 1 in 3 women – more than 220,000 women – are living in poverty.

Learn more: pepsi.co/firststep

Los Angeles Business Journal Ranks Tetra Tech #1 Environmental Engineering & Consulting Firm

Leading with Science® to provide environmental engineering services in Los Angeles County
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Los Angeles Business Journal ranked Tetra Tech as the #1 Environmental Engineering and Consulting Firm in Los Angeles County for 2018. With headquarters in Pasadena, California, Tetra Tech was founded in 1966 and has grown to 522 employees in Los Angeles County, with 17,000 employees and 400 offices worldwide. Led by CEO and Chairman Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech’s full-service work includes expertise in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Whole Planet Foundation | Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview with Christie Zangrilli

Meet the Co-founder of Party at the Moontower Event Rentals
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Christie is a new partner of Whole Planet Foundation whose design-forward and fun furniture provides inspiration and is a unique way of “lending”. Through her leadership, Party at the Moontower loaned and styled Whole Planet Foundation lounge furniture for our 2017 Annual Benefit & Live Auction.

CLP Sets 2030 Targets for Priority SDGs

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Four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will become the CLP Group's target impact areas leading up to 2030. They include climate action (SDG 13), affordable and clean energy (SDG 7), decent work and economic growth (SDG 8), and industry, innovation and infrastructure (SDG 9). These areas are considered as the most relevant to its business strategy.

DiversityInc Puts Medtronic on the "Top 50" List for 2018

Recognized for the third year in a row, Medtronic remains steadfast in commitment to inclusion and diversity
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When Amanda Miranda talks about her career path, she gets emotional. The biomedical engineer put her career on hold to start a family more than six years ago. Sadly, her son, Johnathon, was born with congenital heart failure, and passed away at age four. Finding herself with a newfound passion for helping patients like Johnathon, Amanda’s desire to rejoin the workforce was tempered by her own uncertainty about whether she was equipped to jump back into the field she loved.

Astellas Included in Forbes Best Midsize Employers List for Fourth Year

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas was again named one of America's top workplaces by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Astellas appeared among the top 200 best midsize companies in the U.S. from 2,300 employers assessed.  Astellas also ranked eighth out of the top pharmaceutical companies, up from the 25th spot previously.

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