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2020's Top 10 Trends in Purpose

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2020 was undisputedly a year like none other. What started off with widespread wildfires in Australia was soon eclipsed by the COVID-19 pandemic, followed in quick succession by economic uncertainty, growing racial inequity and unrest, political divisiveness – and the most active hurricane season on record.

Operation Surprise: Team Depot Captain Tracy J.

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Meet Tracy Jefferson, a Team Depot District Community Captain and Home Depot Store Manager of the Harahan, Louisiana store. Tracy lives our values in the aisles and through her disaster relief and COVID-19 volunteer work. 

During Operation Surprise, Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, takes action and supports communities in need.  

Military Veteran Spotlight: Jabarr B.

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During our season of giving back through The Home Depot Foundation’s Operation Surprise campaign, we’re celebrating our brave service men and women by spotlighting the military members in our orange family. In the coming weeks, former and active-duty military and spouses share their stories and career experiences working at The Home Depot.

Jabarr Bean is a veteran who served as an Infantry Captain during his time in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2004. Today, he’s a regional vice president at The Home Depot.

MetLife Ranked in Top 25 of the S&P 500 for Gender Equality

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NEW YORK, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced that it has been named one of the top 25 companies in the S&P 500 Index for gender equality by Equileap. Out of the 500 companies, MetLife ranked No. 15 – well within the top 5% overall. 

CBRE Global Investors Earns Accreditation for Achievement of Diversity and Inclusion Standard

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DALLAS, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Global Investors, the global real assets investment management firm, has been accredited with the National Equality Standard (NES), a globally recognized and utilized diversity certification developed by Ernst & Young LLP (EY) in conjunction with the Home Office and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) in the UK.

Recognizing International Day of People with Disabilities & Reporting Our Progress

By Sheri Byrne-Haber, accessibility architect and Power of Difference (POD) co-lead for @VMware Disability
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December 3rd was the 28th International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Started by the United Nations, the goal is to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society. It also aims to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

ViacomCBS' Top Milestones of 2020

A look back at some of ViacomCBS’ major achievements in the first year since the merger.
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In an exceptional year, ViacomCBS accomplished a lot. We leveraged the power and value of our combined portfolio, while entertaining audiences worldwide during unparalleled times.

From across our company, here’s a roundup of the top 10 moments from 2020.

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1. Year One: Unlocking the Power of Our Merger

Military Veteran Spotlight: Ashley J.

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During The Home Depot Foundation’s Operation Surprise campaign, we’re celebrating our brave service men and women by spotlighting the military members in our orange family. In the coming weeks, former and active-duty military and spouses share their stories and career experiences working at The Home Depot. 

Ashley Jackson is a Home Depot associate, college senior and member of the Army National Guard. 

Military Spouse Spotlight: Jennifer H.

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During The Home Depot Foundation’s Operation Surprise campaign, we’re celebrating our brave service men and women by spotlighting the military members in our orange family. In the coming weeks, former and active-duty military and spouses share their stories and career experiences working at The Home Depot.

Jennifer Hollenbeck is a Home Depot associate, military spouse and mother of four. While her husband serves in the Air Force, she has built a career at The Home Depot.

Booz Allen's Nancy Laben on Creating a More Diverse, Flexible Workplace

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Research shows that diverse teams solve problems faster and that flexible workplaces attract talent, improve productivity, and increase employee satisfaction. The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance works toward positive change in all these areas—advocating for inclusion and diversity in the workplace and promoting flexible work schedules and fair hiring practices.

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