Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Voices at Viacom: “Diversity and Inclusion Is About All of Us”

Wincie Knight, senior director of global inclusion strategies for Viacom, on championing a sense of belonging.
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In the Soundbites series, Viacom employees describe a project or experience that has influenced how they approach their work.

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In the Soundbites series, Viacom employees describe a project or experience that has influenced how they approach their work.

Scotiabank Women Initiative Commits $3 Billion to Women-led Businesses

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The Scotiabank Women Initiative is prioritizing equality by making change happen for women entrepreneurs. We launched the program on December 5, 2018, and on September 25, 2019, the program announced it will allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years.

Viacom Highlights 7 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion Spur Creativity

Executives and talent from Paramount Pictures, MTV, and Nickelodeon reveal the moments that propelled their projects.
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By Stuart Winchester

In the panels, workshops, and conversations held for employees during Viacom’s Inclusion Week, the executives and talent behind some of the company’s biggest hits were honest about the biases and institutionalized obstacles they’ve encountered in their personal and professional lives. They also offered advice on how individuals can assert themselves and empathize with those who come from different backgrounds and cultures.

Blackbaud Named a Leader on AnitaB.org’s 2019 Top Companies for Women Technologists List

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For the second consecutive year, Blackbaud has been recognized by AnitaB.org as a Top Company for Women Technologists. Blackbaud joins a list of high-profile organizations including Bank of America, IBM, and Accenture. Blackbaud was included as a “Leader” in the Technical Workforce of 1,000-10,000 category. AnitaB.org’s annual Top Companies for Women Technologists program is the only industry benchmark based on statistical analysis of employer data that measures technical employees using a standardized definition of the technical workforce.

Working Mother Names American Express As One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

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NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/Working Mother recently revealed its annual list of the 2019 100 Best Companies, representing more than 2 million employees in the U.S. This year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. American Express was among the 100 companies that earned a spot on this year’s list.

United to Host Record Number of Events Promoting Aviation Career Opportunities for Women

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CHICAGO, October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ United Airlines is celebrating Women in Aviation International's annual Girls in Aviation Day with an airline record total of 14 locations around the world. On Oct. 2 and Oct. 5, more than 500 girls from various non-profit organizations are joining United for hands-on experiences and to learn from women about various career opportunities available in aviation, with a focus on non-traditionally female roles.

American Manufacturing Is Missing Something: Half A Million Women

By Keira Lombardo | Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Compliance at Smithfield Foods, Inc.
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National Manufacturing Day is Friday, Oct. 4, a day to celebrate the industry and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

Nearly 80% of American manufacturers can’t find the skilled workers they need—part of this gap could be addressed with women. Women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but hold less than a third of the manufacturing jobs.¹ The logical solution is right in front of us—bring more women into manufacturing.

A Springboard for Inclusion and Diversity

Employee Resource Groups foster a richer, more unified organization
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By Mary Burich

American entrepreneur Malcolm Forbes once called diversity “the art of thinking independently together.”

With that idea in mind, Hormel Foods has for years been dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and diversity, uniting an extensive and global workforce focused on feeding the world.

Sodexo Recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine as One of the Top Disability-Friendly Companies

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 01, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine on their Best of the Best list as a Top Disability-Friendly Company.

GM Named One of the Top Companies Globally for Gender Equality

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October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors has once again been recognized as one of the top companies globally for gender equality. GM is ranked No. 2 in the U.S. and 11 in the world. GM remains the only automotive company ranked in the top 100. The study was conducted by Equileap, an organization aiming to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace.

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