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Whole Planet Foundation Launches Annual Prosperity Campaign in Whole Foods Market

Partners Commit $1.2 Million for Microcredit
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On March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $3 million to increase the foundation’s current reach of 72 countries and 16 U.S. cities. 

Global Survey Applauds TransCanada’s Gender Equality Efforts

TransCanada named among 104 companies in Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index
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TransCanada has earned global recognition for our efforts to create a gender equal work environment.

We are one of 104 companies from 10 sectors to be named in Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI), released January 22, 2018 – and one of only two energy companies to make the cut.

Part 2: Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Dr. Rohini Anand

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Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is part two where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.

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Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is part two where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.

BCtA Webinar Recap | Women’s Economic Empowerment: The (Inclusive) Business Case

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On Tuesday 30 January 2018, we hosted an engaging conversation on the role business has played and can play in empowering women economically – whether through the development of appropriate goods and services or through job creation and income generation opportunities. 

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On Tuesday 30 January 2018, we hosted an engaging conversation on the role business has played and can play in empowering women economically – whether through the development of appropriate goods and services or through job creation and income generation opportunities. 

More Than a Dress: The 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards

By Nici Bush, General Manager, Mars Symbioscience at Mars
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This month, I have the privilege of presenting an award at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards, where we at Mars Symbioscience, makers of CocoaVia® dietary supplement, are the lead sponsor for the third year in a row. Before I don my own red dress at this glamorous event, (thankfully picked out by my 18-year old daughter on a rushed Sunday afternoon shopping trip,) I find myself reflecting on what this award means to me as a business leader, a woman, a friend, and a mother.  

Expanding Career Horizons at Marina Bay Sands

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Always with a smile and the willingness to provide the best service to her guests, Emily Han embraced her transfer from a Chef de Partie in Banquets to Slots Ambassador.  She enjoys managing guest expectations and attending to their needs – an entirely different scope from her previous tasks in Banquets.

Viacom Launches Campaign Backing #SeeHer Initiative

Sponsors include J&J, Unilever
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By Jon Lafayette

Viacom on Thursday launches a year-long series of public service announcements supporting the Association of National Advertisers’ #SeeHer initiative, which aims to show a positive portrayal of women in media.

Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview With Gayle Grindley, Investing in Future Generations

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Meet Gayle Grindley, Natural Channel Sales Director for Unilever

Gayle Grindley has travelled with Whole Planet Foundation and met microcredit clients in Austin, San Diego, Phoenix, in Guatemala in Central America (pictured), in Paraguay, South America and in Togo, West Africa.  

1.  What is your inspiration to support women entrepreneurs?  

Northern Trust Included in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Northern Trust also honored by Forbes and Fortune rankings
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CHICAGO, January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust announced today that it is one of 104 companies included in Bloomberg’s first sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

The Manufacturing Institute, Ingersoll Rand Promote Women in Manufacturing

STEP Forward event engages Charlotte-area women to discuss opportunities and navigate their careers
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Manufacturing Institute and Ingersoll Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, brought together 200 women in manufacturing for a two-day event, STEP Forward: Charlotte, packed with leadership development sessions, networking, and roundtable discussions.

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