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What’s Needed: How One Talented Tech Innovator — Turned Bank VP — Sees Female Founders Getting Ahead

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As a veteran of the tech start-up world, Nicole German understands what’s needed to help female founders get ahead. Now, as vice-president, enterprise digital marketing, at Scotiabank, she’s helping to get those resources into the right hands.

By Shelley White

Every day, talented female entrepreneurs across Canada are innovating — pushing the boundaries of their creativity. But what needs to be done to help women-founded startups survive, thrive and take their businesses global?

Want to Boost Sustainability Reporting? Hire More Women

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Women can be a force for change, for example, by helping drive more and better sustainability reporting. We explore some areas in which women are already making a difference. ​

​During International Women’s Day 2017, UN Secretary General António Guterres pointed out that “Sustainable Development Goal 5 calls specifically for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, and this is central to the achievement of all the 17 SDGs.”

BNY Mellon Supports a Global Push for Financial Gender Equality

United Nations hosts a discussion on the gender gap in women’s access to financial products and services
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Each year, the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women brings world leaders together to review progress toward gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Supporting Women Across the Organization: What We Can Do As Leaders

by Robert Gaudette, SVP, NRG Business Solutions
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For the past two years, I have had the opportunity to speak on a panel at Rice University's Diversity Conference. As the "lone male voice" on the panel, I enjoy the occasion to sit with those on the ground floor of these issues-those that live them every day-and learn. 

Whirlpool Corporation CEO Commits to the Catalyst® CEO Champions For Change Pledge

World's leading appliance manufacturer marks another milestone in diversity and inclusion
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Whirlpool Corporation CEO Marc Bitzer announced plans to become the newest member of the Catalyst® CEO Champions For Change.

For Second Consecutive Year, Booz Allen’s Karen Dahut Named to FedScoop’s Top Woman in Tech List

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For the second year in a row, Booz Allen Executive Vice President Karen Dahut has been named to FedScoop’s prestigious list of “Top Women in Tech” for 2018.” The list “honors the elite, talented, intelligent and successful women influencing and shaping the federal government’s use of modern technology.”

How Your Auto Shop Can Make More from an Overlooked $300 Billion Market

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You may be staring right at a $300 billion auto service and repair market opportunity, but not seeing it at all: women. Your competitors are starting to take note, though, which means either you do the same, or you give away your share of what is now an essential source of auto shop revenue.

Pep Boys, for instance, has retooled 800 locations with new amenities, and a renewed emphasis on service and transparency, partly due to what women demand. Their CEO puts it this way: “Women have different, and higher, expectations.”

Organic India is Powering Her Potential through Whole Planet Foundation

Making a Difference for Women Farmers and Women Entrepreneurs
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Whole Planet Foundation is proud to salute Organic India for renewing its commitment to global poverty alleviation and joining our annual $50,000 giving level.

School Is Expensive, We Can Help

We are now accepting applications for TransCanada Community Scholarships
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If you or somebody you know needs help paying for school, we are now accepting applications for TransCanada Community Scholarships.

PepsiCo's Commitment to Women's Empowerment in Latin America

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Our goal is to invest $100 million USD to support at least 12.5 million women and girls worldwide by 2025. Learn more in the infographic above. 

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