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Digging Into the Data: Why Advancing Women is Good for Business

Intel's Director of Corporate Responsibility describes the value of the company's investments in gender inclusion
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By Suzanne Fallender, Director, Corporate Responsibility; Intel Corporation

Merck Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

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Merck joined more than 175 corporations in a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Merck’s CEO Ken Frazier, along with numerous other CEOs, signed a pledge, which outlines a specific set of actions they will take to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, employees feel comfortable, and all are empowered to discuss this very important topic.

By signing this pledge, Merck demonstrates its commitment to diversity and inclusion by:

Jen Welter, First Female Coach in NFL History, Will Speak at MGM Resorts Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference

WLC 2017, now in its 11th year, is sponsored by The MGM Resorts Foundation and provides two days of networking, professional development opportunities and keynote presentations from nationally-recognized speakers
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LAS VEGAS, June 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The MGM Resorts Foundation is proud to welcome Jen Welter, the first female coach in the National Football League (NFL), to WLC 2017.  This is the 11th year for the non-profit event which will be held at MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, NV Aug. 7 and 8.

Tetra Tech Champions Women’s Leadership in Afghanistan

Helping USAID organize and launch the Women’s Empowerment Fair with the support of Afghanistan’s First Lady
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On April 25, 2017, Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani launched the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Women’s Empowerment Fair in Kabul, Afghanistan. This event showcased the work undertaken over the past ten years by a number of projects and organizations including the Tetra Tech-implemented USAID Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) project and the USAID Initiative to Strengthen Local Administrations (ISLA).

Successful Role Models Embody Trust, Foster a ‘Speak Up’ Culture at Their Companies

by Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer
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A good role model is hard to find – and that’s especially true if you’re a woman in the technology industry.

Role modeling, along with tackling unconscious bias in hiring and investing in programs to widen the pipeline of women in technical positions, is of course part of a well-rounded strategy for leveling the playing field.

Of those strategies, role modeling is probably the trickiest to execute well. But as we’re learning at HP, where I’m head of diversity and inclusion, it doesn’t have to be that way. 

How Employee Diversity and Inclusion Become Competitive Advantages

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When Todd Sears started his career as a Wall Street investment banker in the late ‘90s, he had to be discreet about his sexual orientation and sought another job where he could bring “his whole self to work.” In a more welcoming atmosphere, he opened a lucrative new market for his subsequent employer, catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients, a groundbreaking idea for the time.

Investment Platform for Women, Moxie Future, Launches - The Minute

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A newly launched website is billing itself as the world’s first responsible investment platform for women. Moxie Future was started to “fill the gap in the market” for information and support for women who want to invest for good returns while doing good.

Why Influencing Skills are Vital to EHS & Sustainability Leadership

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Debbie Kalish, Program Manager with Ingersoll-Rand describes how she sells her vision for sustainability success through her organization. To learn how to advance your leadership acumen, join NAEM for the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference on June 20-22 in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit http://womensleadership.naem.org/index.php.

Communicating Well to Build an Engaged Culture of EHS & Sustainability

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Drena Howard, Director of Global Retail EHS for The Estee Lauder Cos. explains how communication skills are a key component to effective EHS&S leadership. To learn how to advance your leadership acumen, join NAEM for the 2017 EHS & Sustainability Women's Leadership Conference on June 20-22 in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit http://womensleadership.naem.org/index.php.

Cargill Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

“A focus on diversity is good for business”
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cargill CEO David MacLennan is one of the business leaders signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a collaboration between more than 150 CEOs pledging to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

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