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#BeBoldForChange: Empowering Women in the Workplace, Marketplace and Community

By: Karen Cox
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During March we observe Women’s History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.  Today, March 8th, marks a focal point during this commemorative month — International Women’s Day (IWD).  IWD is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Both occasions mark a moment-in-time to reflect on how far women have come in the workforce.

FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

FCA, one of the most sustainable automotive groups in the world, is contributing daily to the transition to a circular economy
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In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – is vital to a sustainable future.

Scotiabank Celebrates International Women’s Day with a $150,000 Donation to Girls Learning Code Programming

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Toronto, ON, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of International Women’s Day, Scotiabank is making a $150,000 donation to Ladies Learning Code, a national not-for-profit organization working with women and young people to help them become passionate builders - not just consumers - of technology.

UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business Leaders to Consciously Champion Gender Equality

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, the UN Global Compact Reaffirms Commitment to the Women’s Empowerment Principles and Unites Business Community with Month-Long Initiatives
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NEW YORK, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the United Nations Global Compact announced its plans for International Women’s Day and affirmed its commitment to uniting the business community to champion gender equality. The UN Global Compact will put its Women’s Empowerment Principles to work through a month-long series of initiatives to enable business leaders to consciously commit to decisions supporting gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

A Call to Business Leaders: We Have a Job to Do This International Women’s Day

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By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

It's International Women’s Day and we are being called on to #BeBoldForChange. Why, you might ask, is a middle-aged, white male CEO writing about International Women’s Day? The truth is that I believe I am part of the problem, and I’m determined to do something about it.

Meet Suzy Macke, Lineman

She makes sure our customers have power, even after the worst storms
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We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Suzy Macke, a lineman based in Hamlet, Ohio.

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We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Suzy Macke, a lineman based in Hamlet, Ohio.

Join Shire and the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association for International Women's Day Virtual Summit

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Shire has partnered with the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) on the International Women's Day Virtual Summit taking place today, Wednesday, March 8th. The summit will highlight individuals and companies who have focused their efforts on achieving gender parity and creating a more inclusive workplace. Shire is proud to have Dan MaNamara, Vice President, U.S. Patient Services, as one of the featured speakers. Dan will join other leaders from the healthcare industry on a panel from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Ingersoll Rand Enters Paradigm for Parity Coalition to Bring Gender Parity to Corporate Leadership by 2030

Pledge reinforces Ingersoll Rand’s commitment to increase women in leadership roles by 2020 as part of the company’s global sustainability goals launched in 2014
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DAVIDSON, N.C., March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined the Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition and pledged to bring gender parity to its corporate leadership structure by 2030. The first in its industry to pledge, Ingersoll Rand has united with nearly 40 other companies in the coalition to address the corporate leadership gender gap.

Cisco Video | IT Skills Open Opportunities for Women in Jordan

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Diana Nassar is a global problem solver. The hands-on, practical training she received through Cisco Networking Academy prepared her to thrive in a technical career and inspire other women in Jordan to follow in her footsteps.

Watch video here.

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