CEOs pledge to collaborate and cultivate workplaces that support open dialogue and meaningful action to advance diversity and inclusion
DAVIDSON, N.C., June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Michael W. Lamach, chairman and CEO of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined more than 150 of America’s leading CEOs in a pledge to cultivate diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.
A group of 35 Sands China Care Ambassadors spent an afternoon with 40 children and their parents from the Macau Down Syndrome Association, taking them on an “Amazing Race” through several DreamWorks Experience-themed adventures at Sands Cotai Central and The Venetian Macao. The day ended with a visit to Ice World.
by Carol Eggert, Senior Vice President, Military And Veteran Affairs, Comcast Cable
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced that Comcast NBCUniversal was among the 15 recipients of the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) "Freedom Award," the highest honor the Department of Defense awards to employers for support of their National Guard and Reserve employees.
Toni Stubbs had her sights set on being an attorney, but a chance encounter at her local library launched her on a new career path.
Toni is vice president of technology engineering and operations for Cox Virginia. She serves as the head of all network planning, engineering and the master telecommunications center operations throughout Cox Virginia’s Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke footprints. She also leads an enterprise engineering fulfillment operations team.
“Many dream of becoming a pilot but are deterred by financial realities… We have an opportunity to create the best pilot training program in the U.S. while also removing some of the economic and social barriers so that those with the natural aptitude can pursue their dream.”
—Warren Christie, Senior Vice President of Safety, Security, and Training, JetBlue
by Brandi DeCarli, Founding Partner of Farm from a Box
Every aspect of our modern-day lives has been impacted by technology. From cloud and robotics to digital currency and drones, our lives are inextricably tied to the technology that surrounds us. While farming may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of technology, it has played a key role in changing the face of agriculture and our global food system.
We can see diversity everywhere: in life experience, education, cultural background, gender and sexual identity. In the workplace, celebrating diversity means acknowledging the many identities that make an employee unique. To accept these unique identities, we first have to understand them. Understanding is a key step in creating an inclusive environment where employees feel acknowledged and valued.
Weatherford has built its reputation as an organization that requires ethical business practices and high levels of integrity in all of our business transactions.
Central to our corporate sustainability journey, Weatherford has created efficient, healthy, resilient, and transparent supply chains where we aim to work only with suppliers that share our values and commitment to ethical business practices.