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Sustainability Starts With Our People

We take sustainability to heart, especially when it comes to our people
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For any business looking to reduce its environmental impact, establishing a sustainability game plan is critical, but complex. Companies that set out on this path will want to look at ways to use fewer and renewable resources in their products; make their facilities more efficient; adopt sustainable procurement practices; and launch internal initiatives like recycling programs. There are many ways to protect our planet at every level and in every corner of a business, but there is an equally important and often overlooked element of a sustainability mission – people.

10 Reasons Why Schneider Electric Integrates the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, features among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Based on a detailed self-disclosure survey, the index provides a unique barometer of gender-equality performance across all sectors worldwide.

Sodexo’s Healthcare CEO in North America Named Among Powerful Executives by BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine

Aster Angagaw, CEO of Healthcare North America, Makes “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” List for Outstanding Leadership in a Public Company
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, announced today that Aster Angagaw, CEO, Healthcare North America, Sodexo, was named as one of the 300 “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” by BLACK ENTERPRISE.

BCtA Webinar Series: Women’s Economic Empowerment and Inclusive Business

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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.

1st Webinar: Tuesday 30th Jan 2018, 4:00-5:00 pm (GMT+3)
2nd Webinar: Tuesday 6th Feb 2018, 4:00-5:00 pm (GMT+3)
3rd Webinar: Tuesday 13th Feb 2018, 4:00-5:00 pm (GMT+3)

Legg Mason Hires Regina Curry as Chief Diversity Officer

Regina’s hiring is the latest in a series of actions aimed at advancing and enhancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across Legg Mason.
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Legg Mason is pleased to announce the hiring of Regina Curry as Chief Diversity Officer.

Regina joins Legg Mason after serving as Senior Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at McCormick & Company where she successfully developed and implemented a multi-year global diversity and inclusion strategy, and established a firm-wide metrics framework to drive accountability.

Regina’s hiring is the latest in a series of actions aimed at advancing and enhancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across Legg Mason.

Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Recognizes Merck's Dr. Julie Gerberding for Significant Contributions to Health Care

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Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health for Merck, has been named the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) 2018 Woman of the Year.

CVS Pharmacy Makes Commitment to Create New Standards for Post-Production Alterations of Beauty Imagery

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January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced a commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery it creates for stores, websites, social media and any marketing materials. As part of this initiative, transparency for beauty imagery that has been materially altered will be required by the end of 2020.

Finding Their Voice: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Civic Engagement in Afghanistan

Strengthening local government, increasing accountability, and improving service delivery by helping citizens engage with their representatives
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Stephanie Cálves, an associate in the Democracy and Governance sector with Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the use of social media to increase citizen engagement and participation in governance in Afghanistan. Across all of its international development projects, Tetra Tech works to ensure that projects are implementing technology that is fit-for-purpose, demand-driven, and builds local capacity. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Stephanie Cálves, an associate in the Democracy and Governance sector with Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the use of social media to increase citizen engagement and participation in governance in Afghanistan. Across all of its international development projects, Tetra Tech works to ensure that projects are implementing technology that is fit-for-purpose, demand-driven, and builds local capacity. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Global Ageing Network Names Sodexo’s Laetitia Daufenbach to 2018 Board of Directors

Senior Vice President for Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment Laetitia Daufenbach will join the 2018 Board of Directors for the Global Ageing Network.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in food service and facilities management, announced today that Laetitia Daufenbach, Senior Vice President, head of Strategic Planning and Projects of Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment, has been appointed to the Global Ageing Network’s 2018 Board of Directors. As a director, Daufenbach will work to improve best practices in aged care in order to enhance the quality of life of seniors worldwide.

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