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The UPS Foundation to Award More Than $7.7 Million to Promote Global Diversity & Inclusion

Grants Focus on Social & Gender Equality, Access to Markets, Skills Development and Education Programs
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ATLANTA, July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $7.7 million in global diversity and inclusion grants to 39 organizations. The grants will support economic empowerment, initiatives to empower women and girls, and, workplace inclusion.

Athletic Director, Renowned Chef, and Marketing Guru to be Featured on Panel at 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference in Las Vegas

Acclaimed investigative journalist and author Lisa Ling opens the conference as keynote, presenting to sold-out audience; CNN’s Natalie Allen returns as host at MGM Grand Conference Center August 7 & 8
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LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Three women at the top of their fields will offer insights into leadership and advancing in the workplace during a featured panel at MGM Resorts Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) Aug. 7 & 8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Now its 11th year, the conference has sold out for the fourth year in a row. More than 1,000 people are registered to attend the two-day event, which offers attendees custom-designed programming to help them grow their careers.  

Bringing Decision Science to Sustainability

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Domtar’s pulp mills are, in essence, biorefineries designed to separate and extract the natural chemical building blocks of wood. Cellulose is used to make paper, but the other biochemicals from wood are also valuable as feedstocks for products ranging from fuels to flavors and fragrances.

Booz Allen Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Shares Programs to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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Booz Allen Hamilton has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Only one month after 150 CEOs came together to launch the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, more than 80 additional CEOs have taken the pledge, committing themselves – and the organizations they lead -- to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference to Feature a Lineup of Dynamic Speakers on August 7 & 8 in Las Vegas

Anne Clarke Wolff, managing director and head of global corporate banking and global leasing at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, will deliver keynote at the sold-out event, which is sponsored by The MGM Resorts Foundation
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Teamwork, diversity, mentorship and paying it forward are among the topics attendees will hear about Aug. 7 and 8 during the 11th annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. 

Denver Donation Brings Benefits to Ghana Women’s Group

Newmont's Business Resource Group gives to a Great Cause
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At Newmont’s Ahafo mine in Ghana, the Women’s Consultative Committee (WCC) provides financial assistance to local female entrepreneurs through a revolving fund established to provide micro loans and credit to women with small-scale business ventures.

DuPont Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion, Commits to Further Action

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With 46,000 employees operating in 90 countries worldwide, DuPont understands that to thrive we must not only cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts the best talent but also ensure that our people intimately understand the needs of a global customer base.  Respect for People – one of our four Core Values – is the signpost that guides our efforts.  We believe it translates to competitive advantage by fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce with equally diverse insight into customer needs.  “Diversity and inclusion is not a ‘nice to have’ feature in an organization,” sa

Meet Karen Blackwell: Leveling the Playing Field to Bring Opportunity to Diverse Businesses

One of the Faces of Nestlé driving a positive impact on individuals & families, communities, and our planet
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Karen Blackwell is a Supplier Diversity and Development Manager for Nestlé North America.

As the manager of supplier diversity for Nestlé North America, I am proud to provide supplier diversity leadership in our sourcing for everything from pet food to pizza. I have been with Nestlé for twelve years, in my role I help create jobs and support economic development in the communities where we operate.

Duke Energy Receives Top Award for Supplier Diversity

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Duke Energy the top honor in the electric utility association’s 2017 Business Diversity Awards program.

The annual awards program recognizes companies for their efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for diverse suppliers – including minority-, female-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses within the electric power industry.

Duke Energy earned the industry’s overall Excellence Award for its efforts to improve business diversity and inclusion.

To the Connected Women of Cisco and Beyond – You are IT – Lead, Connect, Inspire.

by Kevin Bandy, SVP, Chief Digital Officer, Office of the CEO
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Every person has a few key events in their professional lives they will remember forever. Being the first male to host this year’s Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CEWN) event is one of these moments for me. If you’re not familiar with CEWN, it is a network of Cisco customers, partners, and employees joining together to make a difference for women in IT.  Their focus is on identifying the challenges and opportunities of today to truly drive change to empower the women of tomorrow.

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